Here is our weekly selection of the best photographs sent in by you, our readers. We start this week with a picture from Matt Smith of the Louvre taken during a stroll in Paris.
Michael Willems: "This is a Swedish soldier at the changing of the guard yesterday at the Swedish Royal Palace in Stockholm."
Chris Arnold: "A rare chance for my wife and daughter to paddle in the Atlantic, Tregardock Beach, North Cornwall."
John Heritage: "The 'big men fly' at the start of the traditional Anzac Day football match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground."
Erick Danzer: "Mt. Merapi in Indonesia. In recent weeks, Merapi has become increasingly active, with signs pointing to an imminent and major eruption."
Michelle Donnelly: "Surfing in Senegal, West Africa. The peninsula is rocky but there are still waves and surfers."
Vivian Anthony: "I took when I was India. It's the Humayun tomb in its morning glory."
Marta Alvira-Hammond: "I took this on the bus while on the way back home to Madrid from Cantabria."
Gurpaul Sohal: "A lone man in black takes in a spring afternoon near Kits Beach in Vancouver, Canada."
Paul Walton: "A picture taken at Wadi Dhahr, Yemen, showing a local Yemeni cautiously eyeing his hawk."