Your pictures: Long and dark nights

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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 source, SANDEEP KUMAR CHULUPUNUR
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 yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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