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Your pictures: Urban life

image copyrightSandor de Jasay
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "urban life" and we begin with this photograph by Sandor de Jasay of rush hour in Tokyo.
image copyrightMaria Chebysheva
image captionMaria Chebysheva: "This is the photo of the house on the opposite side of the canal in Venice, Italy. These two cats stared at us suspiciously every time we had a breakfast, I guess they considered us some sausage market competitors. In any case, we were lucky to have water between our houses."
image copyrightMiles Storey
image captionMiles Storey: "Walking around downtown Toronto at night, there are many boxes of light where people gather behind glass walls. This is the lobby of one of the Toronto-Dominion Centre towers."
image copyrightDoris Enders
image captionDoris Enders: "To me urban life is pretty close together."
image copyrightAndy Friend-Smith
image captionAndy Friend-Smith: "I took this shot from the London Eye then applied a 'tilt shift' effect to make it look like a toy-town."
image copyrightDevlin Stalion
image captionDevlin Stalion: "During the Christmas Market in Birmingham I came across this really fun swing band. They were a really animated, lively bunch who clearly love to play music. I can still feel the atmosphere they created on the street."
image copyrightPete Edmunds
image captionPete Edmunds: "An old man dressed in white seems to echo the white 'walk' sign with his body shape as he steps out into the street in Chinatown, Los Angeles."
image copyrightEdin Tuzlak
image captionEdin Tuzlak: "Breakdancers are seen in centre of Sarajevo."
image copyrightJudith Ewing
image captionJudith Ewing: "This photo was taken on the Millennium Bridge in London in June 2013. I was trying to take a photo of the pigeon standing on the bridge when my boyfriend tried to shoo it away. Luckily this resulted in an arguably more interesting shot."
image copyrightChristine Hall
image captionChristine Hall: "One of the street's resident foxes in Bristol."
image copyrightHiral Patel
image captionHiral Patel: "Urban life in most developed economies now constitutes public transport in the form of underground trains. They are remarkably similar everywhere."
image copyrightKevin Horsewood
image captionAnd finally... a photograph of people on the banks of the River Seine in Paris by Kevin Horsewood. The next theme is "rural life" and the deadline for your entries is 30 July. 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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