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Your pictures: Portraits

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image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, the theme is portraits and we start with an image from Michael Down taken at Place du Tertre in Montmartre, Paris.
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image captionKenneth Marti: "My daughter posing as one of her heroes, Rosie the Riveter, shortly after a costume theme piano recital a few months ago."
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image captionChristine Philippoteaux: "My grandmother-in law when she was about 80 years old, taken during the 1950s."
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image captionAmy Shore: "This photo was taken on a warm evening last summer where we got out the barbecue, a few drinks and relaxed until the sun went down. The guy in the photograph is a friend of mine called David."
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image captionYiannis Magkiriadis: "My friend Klelia taken when we went to Berlin. I was sitting at the edge of a long table positioned perfectly to see her reflection on a street light."
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image captionSuzanne Axford-Bryars: "Portraits shouldn't just be about people. I took this close-up of a horse to capture its expression seconds before it left to enter the show jump arena."
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image captionValentino Lee: "I took this fun portrait of my niece and myself by turning the camera around and snapping us together."
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image captionItalo Camerino: "This is a picture of my father Enzo Camerino, a survivor of Auschwitz. He was deported from Rome, Italy, when he was 15 years old. He and his brother were the only ones to survive from a family of over 70 people."
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image captionRoz Phillips: "While walking with my Maremma sheepdog on Filey beach, Yorkshire, England, we met a shih-tzu pup called Dave! Dave spent a few moments dancing around before finally snuggling up beside her."
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image captionAnd finally a picture from Will Clarkson. Next week the theme is "elevated", and the deadline for your entries is 10 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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  • We set the theme, you take the pictures