Your pictures: Long and dark nights

image source, Tom Laws
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "long and dark nights" and we begin with this photograph taken by Tom Laws.
image source, Dipin Augustine
image captionDipin Augustine: "Full-Moon night at Edamalayar Forest, Kerala, India."
image source, Ming CHAN
image captionMing Chan: "This is a picture of the entrance to the Immigrant Monument near Manhattan's Winter Garden. I was stuck by the lines of light that resemble a modern painting, the lights also being the symbol of the struggles of the immigrants who come to the US in search for a better life."
image captionSandeep Kuma Chulupunar: "As part of our experiment with lights, we shot this on a dark night to depict a thin barrier between darkness and light."
image source, Carol A Pursell
image captionCarol A Pursell: "Wiling away long and dark Christmas nights with electronic entertainment."
image source, Shahram Rashti
image captionShahram Rashti: "A street vendor sleeps in his makeshift tent after a hard day's work in Maraghe, Iran. No matter how hard life gets, we can always have our dreams on long and dark nights."
image source, Gosia Sousa
image captionGosia Sousa: "Ghost Tree: A lonely tree at night looking rather mystical."
image source, Laura P. Roca
image captionLaura P Roca: "A long, dark and really hot summer night in Madrid."
image source, Richard Haw
image captionRichard Haw: "The Sun sets at around 16:30 in the winter, and at around 17:30 the Moon is already rising high in the horizon."
image source, Phil Ashcroft
image captionPhil Ashcroft: "We were without power for 55 hours. This picture reflects how we got through the long dark hours."
image source, Bethan Evans
image captionBethan Evans: "During an incredibly windy evening in October, I constructed a blanket fort for myself and my West Highland white terrier, Tess. She seemed to like it."
image source, Krisztina Lacz
image captionAnd finally, a photograph by Krisztina Lacz. The next theme is "taxis" and the deadline for your entries is 14 January. 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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