“Pic of the Week” runs weekly in The Union Democrat and features the work of local amateur photographers. To submit your original photo for “Pic of the Week,” email a high-resolution jpg file to editor@uniondemocrat.com . Include a caption with information about the picture and contact information. Please, no more than one submission per month per photographer.

Reader Colin Washburn shared a photo entitled “Heliconia and Gecko” taken at the Mauna Kea Hotel, Hawaii Island. Reader Linda Miotti submitted a photo of a deer taken from North Dome looking towards Half Dome in Yosemite National Park.