28 moments of beauty on the Southern Downs

FROM open plains, rolling mountain ranges, electrifying spring storms or stunning sunsets, the Southern Downs is truly a beautiful place.

This beauty has been captured through the lenses of our readers who have shared more than 80 photographs with us on Facebook.

We have chosen our favourite 28 images that best represent the Southern Downs at its most spectacular.

The images cover all parts of the region - from sunsets over Leslie Dam to buildings of a bygone era and amazing images of life on the farm.

To vote for your favourite image, click here. Voting closes at 3pm Thursday, November 12.