Your pictures of Scotland: 11-18 August

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 August. Send your photos to or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics

Loch Etive Image copyright Bob Blainey
Image caption Bob Blainey watched cattle cool down in Loch Etive near Dail.
Staffa Image copyright Lisa Robertson
Image caption Lisa Robertson had this view from Fingal's Cave, Staffa.
Highland dancers Image copyright Elliott family
Image caption The Elliott family, from Lancashire, saw Highland dancers during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Brochel Castle Image copyright George Murray
Image caption George Murray, from Aberdeen, sent in this photo of Brochel Castle on Raasay.
Jet ski Image copyright Alexander Quinn
Image caption Alexander Quinn, from Renfrew, watched a jet ski competition in Greenock.
Vauxhall-Holden J Type Roadster Image copyright Ian Davidson
Image caption A Vauxhall-Holden J Type Roadster was on display at Biggar rally. Ian Davidson, from Perth, thought it was "stunning".
Hermit's Castle Image copyright Greg Manson
Image caption Greg Manson came across Hermit's Castle during a tour of the North Coast 500.
Heather Image copyright Brian Fitzearl
Image caption Heather blooms on the Eildon Hills near Melrose. Brian Fitzearl, from Ancrum, had been on an early morning walk.
Perseid meteor Image copyright Alan C Tough
Image caption The Perseid meteor was spotted from Duffus Castle around 02:25 on Sunday. Photo by Alan C Tough from Elgin.
Cairnsmore Image copyright Barrie Cooper
Image caption Cairnsmore of Fleet, in Dumfries and Galloway, is "a true wilderness", said Barrie Cooper from Gelston.
Sculpture Image copyright Mark Harkin
Image caption One of the sculptures in place for the Big Stampede in Hamilton. Photo by Mark Harkin from Clydebank.
Man blowing bubbles in Glasgow Image copyright Douglas Brown
Image caption Too many bubbles to count. Douglas Brown, from Bridge of Weir, was in Glasgow's Buchanan Street.
Aurora Borealis over Dunnet beach Image copyright Gordon Mackie
Image caption Gordon Mackie, from Caithness, says Aurora Borealis season got off to a good start over Dunnet beach.
Invite Image copyright Geraldine Fraser
Image caption Geraldine Fraser was excited to receive an invite to the official opening of the Queensferry Crossing.
The Kelpies Image copyright Margaret Douglas
Image caption Rona the cocker spaniel went to see The Kelpies with Margaret Douglas from Head of Muir, Stirlingshire.
Doorsteps in Glasgow Image copyright Tony Sharp
Image caption Tony Sharp, from East Kilbride, was at Glasgow's Queen's Park on Saturday.
Tree Image copyright Debbie Thom
Image caption Debbie Thom, from Inverness, called this the tree of life.
Edinburgh Image copyright Dave Stewart
Image caption Dusk fell over Edinburgh as Dave Stewart, from Leith, waited to see the Tattoo's fireworks. A long exposure, taken from Salisbury Crags, made the city glow.
Islay Image copyright Emma Smith
Image caption Emma Smith took this photo as she left Islay.
Lancashire Fusilier train Image copyright Curtis Welsh
Image caption Curtis Welsh, from Melrose, watched the Lancashire Fusilier train, on the Waverley line, on Sunday.
Scottish Borders Image copyright Ingrid van Berlo
Image caption Ingrid van Berlo, from the Netherlands, set off from Yetholm to hike in the Scottish Borders.
St Andrews Image copyright Gill Rhodes
Image caption Gill Rhodes sent in this photo of St Andrews.

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