A motorcyclist killed in a road crash in the Highlands has been named.
James Stead, 50, died in a collision near the Braemore junction on the A835, the main route in and out of Ullapool, on Thursday afternoon.
Mr Stead, who was driving a Triumph motorbike, was from the Evanton area of Easter Ross.
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No-one else was injured in the crash involving a Ford Fiesta at around 2.35pm.
Police Scotland said inquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the road policing unit in Dingwall on 101, quoting reference NE4748/18.