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All Your Pictures of Scotland 2012

Image caption January - Dawn Miller, from Glenrothes, spotted this buzzard as the golfers in the background aimed for a birdie on the course.
Image caption January - Lochluichart, Ross-shire, looks like a winter wonderland in Richard Wright's photo.
Image caption February - Snowdrops by Starlight at Cambo House Estate near St Andrews. Photo by David Cooper from Glenrothes.
Image caption March - The 22:20 bus from Bellfield "wheeching" past the Kilmarnock Railway Viaduct gave William Wheelans a photo opportunity.
Image caption April - Margo Hutchison, from Bearsden, watched a Punch and Judy show in Stirling Castle.
Image caption April - A rock formation at Storr, on the Isle of Skye, with Raasay in the background. Gareth Hughes and Fran Shaw were on holiday from Manchester.
Image caption May - Beach huts on East Beach at Hopeman, Moray, caught the attention of Kenny Divers from Glasgow.
Image caption June - Linda Murphy was among the spectators who turned out to welcome the Olympic torch to Cumbernauld.
Image caption June - This photo was taken by James Davidson, from Edinburgh, after a day of walking in the Highlands.
Image caption July - 'Young at heart' was Ailsa McDiarmid's suggestion for this photo taken at the top of Ballageich Hill in Glasgow.
Image caption July - "Say cheese". Rowan practised his photography skills on his parents. Mum Leeanne said they were attending a wedding in Caithness.
Image caption August - Conn and Harris (just out of picture) in the garden in Dunfermline. Dad Mark Rennie kept out of the way of the onslaught.
Image caption August - Bob Gray's stag do involved a dinner party on The Table in the Quiraing, near Staffin. Best man Colin Baird said getting the table, chairs and crystal decanters back down was 'interesting'.
Image caption September - Katherine Fotheringham from Scone said getting Andy Murray's autograph in Dunblane after his US Open victory was worth the three-hour wait.
Image caption October - The sun was setting as Heidi Obern went beachcombing on the beach at Brora. The view is looking towards Golspie.
Image caption November - Dad Dave Harris, from Edinburgh, thought Thea did not know what to think of her new little brother Zachary when he first came home from hospital.
Image caption November - Contrasting colours of Marischal College and the sky above prompted Matthew Moore, from Aberdeen, to reach for his camera.
Image caption December - Ducks on the River Teith seemed to be "canoodling on a cold December morning", according to Elaine Sneddon from Lasswade.
Image caption December - Highland cattle formed an orderly queue at feeding time on Ballimore Farm Estate.

Each week readers of the BBC News Scotland website send in pictures for the weekly photo gallery.

Every Friday morning a selection of these pictures are published on the website in the 'Your Pictures of Scotland' gallery.

Listed below are links to the galleries published throughout 2012.

What photo do you think like best? Scenes of life in Scotland covering the length and breadth of the country are there to choose from.

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