Just over three years ago the Leader Camera Club was launched, and now has more than 880 members from across Wrexham, Flintshire and beyond.

In our latest feature - Behind the Lens - we meet some of those in the group who share their images and take part in challenges, contributing to the galleries in print and online.

To see more or to join, visit the Leader Camera Club Facebook group.

MARCUS PAUL ROBERTS, 16, is a sixth form student at Mold Alun.

When and why did you take up photography?

I started photography about five years ago, taking after my grandad. The past two years I have really pushed my self to try and make it a career.

I felt like it was right for me as I loved being creative, I've never been good at drawing but creative in a way to capture a good photo.

What do you love about taking pictures?

The freedom you have with a camera and the fact you can take it anywhere and capture something every time.

Where is your favourite place to take pictures and why?

Manchester - it has so much to offer in street photography - is a great place to build confidence if you want to tap pictures of people and do portraits. I also love the sky, and exploring the stars.

What equipment do you use?

Cannon 90d, Dji fpv drone and Mavic air 2.

What do you enjoy about being part of the Leader Camera Club?

Friendly and helpful - seeing your picture in the paper helps everyone build up the portfolio.

If you could photograph anyone or any place who/what would it be?

Red squirrel, one of my favourite animals.

Anything else you think we should know?

I have managed to gain 180,000 followers on TikTok.

Instagram - marcus.r.photography