Slideshow - Beautiful Islands

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Our Beautiful Islands section is a regular weekly feature of the Stornoway Gazette where readers send in their snaps of the places and scenes they have captured from around the Islands.

Here are just some of the images we have featured, or plan to feature in the paper.

If you would like to submit an image to the section email us at:

Tell us your name, address and where and when you took the picture, also what inspired you and any technical information about the image.

Images should be upwards for 500kb resolution and in jpeg format.

Ali Finlayson took this super cute picture of some rabbits in the sun on the machair in Ness.

Brian Lynch of North Bragar sent us this interesting image of the Dalbeag Blackhouse and shoreline.

Chris Murray has captured the ruins of St Columba’s Church in Aignish in dramatic style.

This picture was taken by Alasdair Kennedy of Marvig and shows the busy fishing harbour of Stockinish on a windy day.

Jan MacDonald Crate captures her dog Honey enjoying Scarista beach in Harris.

This image was taken by Malgorzata Michael of Bernera of a friend enjoying Valtos beach in Uig.

Ronnie Macalpine took this eye-catching picture in Lews Castle Grounds. He said: “I was captivated by the lovely autumn colours and spent a happy two hours snapping them.”

Jenny Morrison snapped this picture of the village and pier at Scalpay in Harris on a calm autumnal day.

Thomas Stewart submitted this image of an eagle, he described: “It was just sitting on a post right outside my front window in Upper Aird. Some days I feel truly blessed to see sights such as this.”

Maria Mackay of Druimard, Arnol took this image of unusual rock formations between Dalbeg and Shawbost with her iPhone.

Doug Tosk took this slightly spooky image of the creed in Lews Castle Grounds.

George Hossack said: “I saw this sunrise and had to capture it. It was taken from Laxdale lane with a nikon d70. I added a coloured filter to add more drama to the clouds.”