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Moments: Caught on Camera, May 27 to May 31

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

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Commuters walk along Comercio square in Lisbon, Portugal. WHY WE PICKED IT: The unusual angle elevates this photo, with the sunlight on the building and shadow over the subjects creating a nice contrast.

Francisco Seco/AP

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Fog shrouds the skyline of New York as a woman walks through a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, -- WHY WE PICKED IT: The calm, still water creates a perfect surface for reflecting the rail and person walking along the Hudson River. What makes it interesting is shooting at an angle that allows the rail to create lines disappearing into the horizon.

Gary Hershorn/Reuters

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A spectator sits in the stands during a rain delay at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. WHY WE PICKED IT: A great pattern captured with the stadium chairs. Using the subject with a bright yellow umbrella adds some colour to the overall greyness of the seats.

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Vik Pahwa sent us this image of Gerrard Street passing over the DVP for our lines assignment. WHY WE PICKED IT: The two roads going from corner to corner create a focal point for the image drawing the readers eye through the frame.

Vik Pahwa

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Cars heads west out of London into the setting sun. WHY WE PICKED IT: The blood-red sky and cars in silhouette make for an unusual traffic picture. The key is shooting the cars in the lower half of the frame and exposing for the sky.

Eddie Keogh/REUTERS

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