Your pictures: Hands

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image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is hands, and we start with a photograph by Renie Guinto: "A man with the iron hand, err, might have been bronze actually. This is one of the sculptures at Wellington waterfront."
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image captionBrian Sassmann: "A healthy snack of dried fish offered to us in the hands of our dhow boat captain on Lake Tanganika, Tanzania."
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image captionJim Young: "A hand print in the concrete near a water stop tap in Boston USA."
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image captionSteven Leeming: "It is easy to forget how closely related we actually are. I took this shot of a pig-tailed macaque's hand whilst working in a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Greece."
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image captionNeil Farley: "The hand of a Robotech model, taken for an aperture assignment for the photography course I'm currently enrolled on."
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image captionMark Stant: "Mark and Liz Stant's baby Lottie, from Hedge End, Southampton."
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image captionSlesha Dhakal: "An Indian elephant discreetly passes his mahout his income, generated by locals paying the elephant to bless them with his trunk over their heads."
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image captionKaptan Jungteerapanich: "Bangkok commuters on the skytrain during rush hour in the morning."
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image captionChristine Sadler: "My husband enjoying one of our chicken's newly laid eggs."
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image captionAnd finally, a sumo wrestler prepares for battle at the Ryogoku Kokugikan hall in Tokyo, sent in by Nick Thomas. Next week the theme is shadows, and the deadline for your entries is 5 July. 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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