Two beautiful pictures of the iconic cedar tree in Cassiobury Park and adorable wildlife snaps are among the wonderful pictures taken by our talented photographers as they embark on their latest challenge.

‘Spring is in the air’ is the new theme for members our camera club members and you can enjoy the first selection of their photos across these pages.

The Watford Observer Camera Club is a Facebook-based group.

It is open to all photographers, from those who snap pictures on their phones to professionals who capture perfect shots with specialist equipment.

Every four weeks usually, members of the camera club are set a new challenge, a theme is selected and then the work starts for our talented photographers.

Search for Watford Observer Camera Club on Facebook. Ask to join the group and we’ll accept you.

This week’s selection of pictures were taken by:

Luke Allen

Watford Observer: Image: Luke Allen

Lynda Bullock

Watford Observer: 'Spring is in the air under the Lion King Tree''Spring is in the air under the Lion King Tree'

Stephen Danzig

Watford Observer: 'Bee and crocus at Cheslyn Gardens''Bee and crocus at Cheslyn Gardens'

Jo Kedgley

Watford Observer: Image: Jo Kedgley

Jill Rutland

Watford Observer: Image: Jill Rutland

Stephen Smith

Watford Observer: Image: Stephen Smith

Robert Stapleton

Watford Observer: 'Snowdrops''Snowdrops'

Lesley Tilson

Watford Observer: 'A paw's for thought''A paw's for thought'

Deborah Chambre Young

Watford Observer: 'Young cows at Wayside Farm, Kings Langley''Young cows at Wayside Farm, Kings Langley'