A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 8 and 15 September. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics

Sun rise at TayvallichImage copyright Neil Gorst
Image caption Sunrise at Tayvallich – captured on camera by holidaymaker Neil Gorst.
Sunrise over Loch Tromlee and Ben Cruachan in Argyll, ScotlandImage copyright Johanna Gericke
Image caption Johanna Gericke was also in Argyll and Bute. She saw the sun come up over Loch Tromlee and Ben Cruachan.
Dog paddling in water at a beachImage copyright James Williamson
Image caption At Crammond beach, near Edinburgh, Isla the dog enjoyed a refreshing paddle.
Field of sunflowers and beesImage copyright Ruth Jenkins
Image caption Ruth Jenkins spotted these sunflowers on the John Muir Way between Edinburgh and North Berwick – but she didn’t see the bees until she was up close.
Landscape of SkyeImage copyright Jamie Burgoyne
Image caption Jamie Burgoyne took this striking picture of the hills and glens during a short break to the Isle of Skye.
Jack (4) and Finn (2), at the summit of Ben A'an with the stunning backdrop of Loch Katrine in the background.Image copyright Stuart Wilson
Image caption Jack, 4, and two-year-old Finn look delighted to be at the summit of Ben A’an in the Trossachs. Proud dad Stuart Wilson said they hiked up the hill themselves.
Wet weather on the West Highland Way.Image copyright David Kent
Image caption Perhaps this photo most accurately represents this week’s weather. David Kent and his friends were heading towards Kinlochleven along the West Highland Way.
Barley field.Image copyright Alastair Macdonald
Image caption The sun was shining on this barley field in Nairnshire. It was photographed by Alastair Macdonald this week.
Yachts taking part in annual Jeanneau Fun Race from Largs to Colintraive.Image copyright Anne Wallace
Image caption These yachts were taking part in the 16th annual Jeanneau Fun Race from Largs to Colintraive on Saturday. Unfortunately, the race was abandoned due to lack of wind.
View from Kilchurn CastleImage copyright Scott Murray
Image caption Scott Murray reckons Kilchurn Castle must be one of the most photographed in Scotland – so he decided to take this one from the inside, looking out.
The McManus Galleries in DundeeImage copyright Lorna Milne
Image caption Lorna Milne sent us this picture of the McManus Galleries in Dundee as it is marking its 150th anniversary this week.
Loch Torridon
Image caption Alex Grant says he could not stop the car quickly enough when he came upon this view of Loch Torridon
On holiday in Harris last weekImage copyright Anne Smith
Image caption A beautiful dog in front of a stunning view. The picture was sent in by Anne Smith who was on holiday in Harris.
The Isle of KerreraImage copyright Neil and Marielle Mackenzie
Image caption Neil and Marielle Mackenzie didn’t want to leave the Isle of Kerrera after their day trip last Saturday. They nearly didn’t – the ferry broke down on their way home.
Luskentyre Beach HarrisImage copyright Bruce Davidson
Image caption This picture of Luskentyre beach on Harris was sent in by Bruce Davidson.
Spider's web in Dorlin, ArdnamurchanImage copyright Sara Boardman
Image caption This giant spider’s web looks like silk – it was photographed in Dorlin, Ardnamuchan, by Sara Boardman, from St Andrews.
local rider Fiona Beattie taking on the tough World Cup trackImage copyright Rae McKenzie
Image caption Local rider Fiona Beattie took part in the first day of the Scottish Downhill Mountain Bike Championships at Nevis Range.
Kelpies at sunsetImage copyright Frank McCafferty
Image caption Sunset at the Kelpies and Frank McCafferty describes them as “fire horses”.
Macduff in the moonlightImage copyright Jimmy Thomson
Image caption The streetlights were reflecting off the water as night fell in Macduff. Jimmy Thomson was behind the camera.
yacht at Lochaber
Image caption Graeme Purves came upon this sight on a very sunny and still morning on the water between Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe at Fort William, Lochaber.
Skye
Image caption Emma Smith took this shot while on a fieldtrip with some geography pupils to Skye as they headed to Elgol.
Couple at Kelvingrove Park
Image caption A downpour of biblical proportions didn’t stop this couple from enjoying their coffee at Kelvingrove Park, says Jim McGinley from Uddingston.
Farm in Bo'ness
Image caption This display at a farm between Bo’ness and Linlithgow made Geraldine Walker from Inverness smile.

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