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Your pictures of Scotland: 12-19 August

image copyrightPam Mackay
image captionPam Mackay, from Edinburgh, liked the contrast between the size of the boats on the Firth of Forth on Tuesday. Send your pictures to or Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics.
image copyrightFraser McSorley
image captionSunset over the Skye Bridge. Fraser McSorley, from Glasgow, was in Kyleakin on Monday.
image copyrightMariya Tolentino
image captionA walk up Edinburgh's Arthur's Seat. Mariya Tolentino, from Virginia, says she has fallen in love with this "beautiful country".
image copyrightScott Forrester
image captionA holiday in a camper van took Scott Forrester and his family to Sango sands.
image copyrightKirsty Duncan
image captionKirsty Duncan's family bought her parents a trip in a hot air balloon for their 60th birthday. They took off from Peebles, on Tuesday, for a "glorious flight over the Pentlands".
image copyrightCarolyn France
image captionA sun-drenched Achmelvich beach. Carolyn France, from Lincolnshire, was on holiday.
image copyrightJohn Wood
image captionKayakers on the River Tay at Grandtully. Photo by John Wood.
image copyrightLynsey McCarthy, Glasgow
image captionLynsey McCarthy, from Glasgow, has been cycling around Glenfinnan, Glenuig and Arisaig.
image copyrightJames Dewar
image captionTime for a rest at the Mid Argyll Show. Photo by James Dewar.
image copyrightAudrey Stewart
image captionThe Waverley passes Langbank, Port Glasgow. Audrey Stewart, from Alloway, watched its progress from Dumbarton Castle.
image copyrightDavid McErlane
image captionDavid McErlane, from Kirkintilloch, visited the local bandstand.
image copyrightFoster Evans
image captionLast year's primary seven ties at Newmains Primary. Photo by Foster Evans.
image copyrightShona Cameron
image captionGlasgow hosted the World Pipe Band Championships at the weekend. Shona Cameron, from Inverness, was there.
image copyrightStefanie MacPherson
image captionWild flowers near Mugdock Reservoir. Stefanie MacPherson, from Milngavie, was out for a walk with her husband on Tuesday.
image copyrightRobin Main
image captionA crowd gathered on Nairn beach to savour the afterglow of Monday's sunset. Robin Main took this photo about 20 minutes after the sun dipped behind the Black Isle.
image copyrightPAul Ritchie
image captionFirst day back at school done and dusted so time for fun. Zack and Sam took to their scooters with dad Paul Ritchie.
image copyrightDavid Wilkinson
image captionFishermen at Carron Valley Reservoir on Monday evening. Photo by David Wilkinson from Denny.
image copyrightJanis Miller
image captionThis fence post appears to have its own ecosystem. Janis Miller, from Glasgow, noticed it while cycling from Callander to Strathyre.
image copyrightSarah Mairead McLachlan
image captionDavid Baldie said the Glasgow Sharks won the Scottish Australian Rules Football League on Saturday. Photo by Sarah Mairead McLachlan.
image copyrightClaire Traynor
image captionAn upside down rainbow or circumzenithal arc. Light refracting through ice crystals, in cirrus clouds, in a specific way are captured in Claire Traynor's photo from Shotts.
image copyrightArlene Dornan
image captionArlene Dornan visited Haining country house in Selkirk.
image copyrightAndrew Muirhead
image captionA flock of black-tailed godwits flew over Kinneil Lagoons. Photo by Andrew Muirhead from Alva.
image copyrightGillian Campbell
image captionGillian Campbell, from Wemyss Bay, visited Pittenweem.
image copyrightD A MacLeod
image captionHarvest time beckons in Drumuie, Isle of Skye. D A MacLeod took the silage home on Monday evening.

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