Your pictures: Summer

image copyrightTony Hawkins
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "summer", and we begin with this picture by Tony Hawkins.
image copyrightSally Mansell
image captionSally Mansell: "I caught this reflection in the pool, of my daughter having a quiet moment watching the Sun go down in Sardinia."
image copyright Betsy Woodwell
image captionBetsy Woodwell: "Summer curtains catch the Atlantic breeze in Essaouira, Morocco."
image copyrightGosia Sousa
image captionGosia Sousa : "We saw these kayaks in Twickenham riverside in July, always a sign of the beginning of summer in Middlesex."
image copyrightFranziska Erbar
image captionFranziska Erbar: "Homemade strawberry ice cream (with strawberries from the garden)."
image copyrightjason shrubb
image captionJason Shrubb: "Sometimes a relaxing summer holiday is all about the push and shove. Canal boats crossing the famous Pontsycyllyte aquaduct in north Wales."
image copyrightChristian Thwaites
image captionChristian Thwaites: "This is a path leading to Big Rock, a hike up one of the hills in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. I love the colours of the wild grass."
image copyrightMatthew White
image captionMatthew White: "Chica, our border terrier taking a late summer swim at Preston, Weymouth."
image copyrightElaine Corrigan
image captionElaine Corrigan: "I took this photo on Vanderbilt beach in Naples, Florida. A paddle-boarder just happened to be paddling by as I took photos of the setting Sun. I am not sure who the guy on the board was, but it made for good photo."
image copyrightMichael Ayling
image captionMichael Ayling: "A winged marauder at a picnic table in Helsinki. No summer picnic is complete without the uninvited guests taking what they want with speed and fury."
image copyrightIan Bentley
image captionIan Bentley: "Friends enjoying the sunset over Pog Lake in the Algonguin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Best holiday ever!"
image copyrightAndrea Giubelli
image captionAndrea Giubelli: "Two young tourists are looking at the landscape in Tuscany, under a light rain."
image copyrightBarry Cook
image captionBarry Cook: "Woolacombe Beach, the first weekend of August."
image copyrightRakesh Chandode
image captionRakesh Chandode: "It's not summer without fresh lemonade."
image copyrightMaurice Schutgens
image captionMaurice Schutgens: "My best effort at making a temporary shade shelter to escape the scorching sun of the Philippines. Volcanic Camiguin island provides a lovely backdrop."
image copyrightdasa wharton
image captionDasa Wharton: "Just got back from holidays in Florida. I took this photo on Captiva Island, it summarises the summer for me."
image copyrightTommy Davies
image captionTommy Davies: "Boy doing a back flip during golden hour on Blackpool beach."
image copyrightNada Shakour
image captionAnd finally, a photograph by Nada Shakour. The next theme is "landscapes", and the deadline for your entries is 9 September. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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