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Moments: Caught on Camera, June 29 to July 5

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

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A bird flies past the Tian Tan Buddha, a major tourist attraction which measures 34 metres tall and weighs 250 metric tons, at Po Lin Monastery on Hong Kong's Lantau Island. Waiting for something to happen in your frame could add just the right element to your images. Here the bird makes the image more interesting.


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A boy enjoys lying down on mud while celebrating Asar Pandhra festival in Pokhara valley, west of Nepal's capital Kathmandu. Farmers in Nepal celebrate the festival to mark the commencement of rice crop planting in paddy fields. The low angle and shallow depth of field gives the viewer the feeling that they are right in the muddy water.

Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS

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The feet of visitors are seen from below as they make their way along a translucent walkway at the National Museum of American in Washington. Very interesting angle and great use of lines.

Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS

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A boy enjoys the waterfall after celebrating Asar Pandhra festival in Pokhara valley, Kathmandu. Nice angle and good use of depth of field to just have the subjects face sharp.

Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS

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Canada is about dramatic landscapes and vast open spaces for us to discover. This photo captures that. Having the subject facing the mountains and in centre of frame draws your eye into the picture without taking anything away from the amazing scenery.

Jennie Persak

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