Your pictures of the year 2014

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Image source, Sophie Cowdrey
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Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme, and at this time of year we like to look back and select some of the best ones. So here is our round-up of your pictures of the year, starting with this picture by Sophie Cowdrey, of beach huts at Hayling Island on the south coast of England.
Image source, Richard Hughes
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Richard Hughes: "An entirely different and fascinating world emerges each night after dark at Rewa village, deep in the Guyanese rainforest. I spent three months volunteering in Guyana this summer, and the difference between night and day never ceased to amaze me."
Image source, Ian Haden
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Ian Haden created a montage which he called, 'I'm Gonna Need More Spray.'
Image source, Sachin Sehgal
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Sachin Sehgal: "Professional swing dancers performing in the Swing event in Brussels. I love the way these two professional were enjoying every move."
Image source, Sam Westcott
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Sam Westcott: "This was taken at a friend's handfasting ceremony. After the ceremony there was a huge celebration with everything from a hog roast to live bands to fireworks. This is one of the fire dancers that was there, he was mesmerising."
Image source, Bob Myhill
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Bob Myhill: "The Chocolate River. This is the Waldnaab River in Bavaria, taken in early autumn this year. I love how the long exposure captured the movement of the water and the stillness of the surrounding valley."
Image source, Conor Beary
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Conor Beary sent in this picture for the theme "amateur sport". It is a frame from a series he is working on about the world of boxing.
Image source, Frederic Lopez
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Frederic Lopez: "I very much liked this sight. Not of an animal's eye, but of nature reclaiming its right."
Image source, Oliver Hine
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Oliver Hine: "It was a freezing cold day so it was heart-warming to see this message of love written on a taxi. The intended recipient - an individual, cabbies in general, London itself or indeed everyone who saw it - is a choice for the viewer."
Image source, Mike Moran
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Mike Moran: "Design shot of steps to the Lagoons in Brisbane."
Image source, Giorgio Mazza
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Giorgio Mazza: "A letter, a few words to leave behind a life of love."
Image source, Jane Barrett
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Jane Barrett shot this photograph of Monument Valley in Utah in black and white.
Image source, Stephen Arrandale
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Stephen Arrandale: "Using a light box for backlighting of throwaway plastic items can create some revealing imagery."
Image source, Michael Ayling
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Michael Ayling: "A winged marauder at a picnic table in Helsinki. No summer picnic is complete without the uninvited guests taking what they want with speed and fury."
Image source, Rosemary Swan
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Rosemary Swan: "The thought behind this photo is that every day we wake up and we have the choice to choose our mood and how we are going to feel that day."
Image source, Tom Driscoll
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Tom Driscoll: "The Italian resort Cervinia sits at the foot of the famous Matterhorn mountain."
Image source, Adam McKay
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Adam McKay: "This shot is of a friend of mine and his Royal Enfield motorcycle. It was taken with a Fuji x100s in his grandmother's garage. Two lights were used, an Alien Bee Studio strobe and a small speedlight outside the window. A smoke machine was also used for some atmosphere."
Image source, Eddie Dodd
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And finally, a photograph by Eddie Dodd of a teddy bear waiting on a platform to go on a journey. The next theme is "something new", and the deadline for your entries is 6 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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