Your pictures on the theme of 'circles'

We asked our readers to send in their best pictures on the theme of "circles". Here is a selection of the photographs we received from around the world.

Frog in a puddle
Molly Mae Bergum: "A frog peaks out its head from under the surface of a springtime puddle."
Cup of coffee
Claire Louot: "Why think complicated when you can have it simple?"
Figure seen through a round window at Seville bus station
Tony Cullen: "I took this in the underground part of Seville bus station[, Spain]. All of the stairways have portholes and act as a natural frame."
Seagulls on a round sculpture
Thomas Burke: "Seagulls get a prime seat and view atop public art in Ermoupolis port, Syros, Greece."
Light circles made with fireworks
Mark Roughley: "I was learning how to take photographs of fireworks in prep for bonfire night, using the manual setting 'bulb with f/8 aperture'."
An egg in a frying pan
Phil Sinclair: "Not sure why this double-yolked egg amuses so much but it seems to make everyone smile."
Flowers in a table decoration
Jane Cropp: "Table decoration."
View inside a lime kiln
Nicola Wallace-Blaker: "Whilst visiting Lindisfarne, [Northumberland,] we went to the Holy Island lime kilns, built in the 1860s, and I was small enough to go through the 'eye', through which the burnt lime was drawn, and looked up to the sky."
Coloured pins
David Granshaw: "Dressmakers' pins with coloured threads, placed outside the depth of focus to give a colourful backdrop."
Fungi on a tree stump
Marius van Tetterode: "In the forest near Duesseldorf, Germany, I saw this 'circle'."
A Porsche car reflected in a mirror
Duncan Brookes: "A Porsche 911 caught in the mirror of a Morgan car at Bicester Heritage Scramble event [Oxfordshire]".
Water lilies
Diana Turner: "Perfect circles of giant water lilies snapped during a visit to Kew Gardens [Richmond]."
Sandra Prytherch took this picture at the Loon Mountain Gondola Summit, Lincoln, New Hampshire, USA.
Ken Hirons: "Emerging tree ferns' fronds as circles."
An amphitheatre in Redruth
Lester Cunningham: "Gwennap Pit, in Redruth [Cornwall] - rumoured to be the site of a sunken mine or thought to be a natural formation, the layered concentric circles were used as a natural amphitheatre."
Acorns in a dish
Sarah Swanson: "Fresh acorns."

The next theme is "tiny creatures" and the deadline for entries is 22 November 2023.

The pictures will be published later that week and you will be able to find them, along with other galleries, on the In Pictures section of the BBC News website.

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