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Moments: Caught on Camera, Feb. 25 to March 1

One captivating image a day, the reason it was chosen and how you can shoot similar pictures

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A woman walks on a snow-covered path along the Rideau Canal in Ottawa. WHY WE PICKED IT: Heading off the path allowed for a more interesting angle on this photo. Also framing the subject between the two benches is great timing and adds some life to the winter scene.

Chris Wattie/REUTERS

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Stacy Crain and Al Giannini, both from Rockford, Ill., walk under Anish Kapoor's stainless steel Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park, as a winter storm of rain and snow begins. WHY WE PICKED IT: Great to see a very different and unusual angle of this sculpture in Chicago that is photographed on a daily basis. When approaching your photos on trips always have a look around to see if there is another angle that will make your photo stand out from the rest.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP PHOTO

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Workers clean the glass roof of the National Grand Theatre in Beijing. WHY WE PICKED IT: An interesting pattern created by the panes of glass on the roof. Getting the workers provides scale to the momentous task of cleaning the building.

Kim Kyung-Hoon/REUTERS

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An elderly man walks over a bridge during rainy weather, at the government district in Berlin. WHY WE PICKED IT: The shallow depth of field worked well here. Nice exposure to retain the high contrast in scene.

Markus Schreiber/AP Photo

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Natasha Malekzai of Toronto shot this photo while walking along Wilket Creek in Don Mills. WHY WE PICKED IT: Well composed to capture the reflection off the water, the image is enhanced by the rippled texture and complementary colours from the warm sunlight and cool sky.

Natasha Malekzai

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