Your pictures: Elevated

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Each week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, the theme is elevated and we start with an image from Heather Watkins: "My little cat often prefers an elevated view of the world. This is her silhouetted against a wintry sky while balancing on the garden fence - probably watching birds in the neighbouring garden."
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Douglas McIlwraith: "Every year, my father (who is 69 this year and pictured on the far left) and I head from the UK to Phoenix Arizona to skydive at one of the world's biggest drop zones. I took this photo with a helmet-mounted digital SLR as we exited a balloon over Arizona at 5,000ft. My dad and I learnt to skydive together in the USA in 2006 as he was too old to take up the sport in the UK."
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Boris Nowack: "View from above on a street scene with people waiting, chatting and arriving at a venue during the Fashion Week in Berlin."
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Dasa Wharton: "I took this shot at a rehearsal of a local ballet school. I loved the light on the stage and the point work of the dancers. They were most certainly elevated."
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David Leadbetter: "Here is a photo of my daughter flying an eagle kite on the beach in Salalah, Oman."
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Malcolm Howells: "Does this mean the price of wool is going through the roof?"
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Frank Maddocks: "Kite surfer on Moore River Beach, Western Australia, captured during our current holiday family visit."
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Tina Krizmancic: "This picture was taken last July when I was in Shanghai. It's a view from the Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV tower glass sky walk."
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Sally Sallett: "After some initial suspicion, the kids at a local skate park were keen to show off their stunts."
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Lauren Bulloch: "This is a picture of my three friends in Thailand, on the beach of an island called Ko Lanta. We all came from different places, Texas Maine, a small village in the North of France and Colorado. We were alone on the beach, we felt like the Kings of the world."
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Tacia Carlin: "Looking at things in a very elevated way."
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And finally a picture from Leah Nelson. Next week the theme is morning light, and the deadline for your entries is 17 January. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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