Metal is the subject of this week’s Suffolk iWitness challenge

Steam engine wheel. Picture: APRIL URQUHART

Steam engine wheel. Picture: APRIL URQUHART - Credit: Archant

We tasked our members with taking pictures of metal for this week’s iWitness Challange - and we weren’t disappointed by the entries.

Well this must be the end of the line for these old buffers. Picture: MICK WEBB

Well this must be the end of the line for these old buffers. Picture: MICK WEBB - Credit: Archant

Pictures of anything and everything were sent in by our iWitness members, from a well weathered anchor to a canon on the seafront.

Metal canon. Picture: PETER OSBORNE

Metal canon. Picture: PETER OSBORNE - Credit: Archant

Our winning shot this week comes from April Urquhart, who captured a close-up shot of an old steam engine wheel, coloured with rust and mildew.

Very heavy lump of old metal. Picture: BRIAN SMITH

Very heavy lump of old metal. Picture: BRIAN SMITH - Credit: Archant

Next week’s iWitness weekly challenge theme is ‘the wild side of nature’.

Plenty of metal on show. Picture: NICK LEE

Plenty of metal on show. Picture: NICK LEE - Credit: Archant

Nature always features prominantly in our iWitness challenges, with members often capturing pictures of wildlife.

Old metal water pump at Hitcham Church. Picture: PETER CUTTS

Old metal water pump at Hitcham Church. Picture: PETER CUTTS - Credit: Archant

To take part, become a Suffolk iWitness member – and you could see your pictures published online on our website’s or in one of our newspapers.