Your pictures: Floating

image copyrightFrancesca Petryszak
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "floating", and we begin with a picture by Francesca Petryszak of the Titlis Cliff Walk in Switzerland floating in the midday cloud.
image copyrightJenny Downing
image captionJenny Downing: "Bubbles floating on the surface of a just-poured glass of wine."
image copyrightClaire Goodbody
image captionClaire Goodbody: "The 'Stretchy Men Synchronised Floating Team' in training."
image copyrightAlan Smillie
image captionAlan Smillie: "When I saw the BBC In Pictures theme was floating I went down to the harbour here in Setubal, Portugal to get a photo of something floating. Within a few minutes a subject came floating by, it was a Super Bock beer bottle so this is my floating theme photo."
image copyrightCathryn Gallacher
image captionCathryn Gallacher: "A passenger on the P&O cruise ship Azura, floating in the Atlantic."
image copyrightLise Leino-Punwar
image captionLise Leino-Punwar: "Yellow flowers of Bali."
image copyrightBernard Gillespie
image captionBernard Gillespie: "I took this photo of a father and son floating on a sail board close to sunset in North County Dublin (the village of Skerries) - it was one those balmy evenings - even the adjacent seagull seemed relaxed."
image copyrightJennifer Mishra
image captionJennifer Mishra: "Grabbed a colourful umbrella to combat another gray day at a nature preserve in central Illinois. The umbrella had plans of its own."
image copyrightRob Ashcroft
image captionAnd finally, a picture of oil drops in a glass of water by Rob Ashcroft. The next theme is "cold weather", and the deadline for your entries is 9 February. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery or go to and look for Share your photo.

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