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Moments: Caught on Camera, Sept. 17 to 23

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

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Bubble artist Melody Yang looks through a bubble she created on a table during a demonstration in Vancouver. Shooting from a position to place the woman's face inside the bubble makes for a great photo. At any event try different angles on subjects to try and create a unique photograph.

Andy Clark/Reuters

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A Nepalese Hindu woman at the Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal. Focusing on just the subject and using a shallow depth of field directs your eye to the most important element in this photo. Great too she is not staring right at camera but seems to be caught in a more natural pose.

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A boy sits on wooden scaffolding which is used as a temporary watch tower as people stroll along Juhu beach in Mumbai. The giant legs in the foreground of a natural-looking beach scene catch the eye. When composing shots of everyday scenes look for something to include in the foreground to add some energy or humour.

Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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A Hindu woman performs evening rituals on the banks of the River Ganges in Allahabad, India. Using flash on night shots can ruin the moment you're trying to capture. Try available light if there's enough, and keep your camera steady in your hands or with a tripod. The photographer also used a low angle to include a lot of the night sky.

Rajesh Kumar Singh/Associated Press

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Nilo Manalo was on Broadway Street in Winnipeg during the third annual ManyFest when she snapped this photo of the inaugural "Parade of Lights." It was selected as the best submission on the theme of chaos. Why we chose it: By using a long exposure, the photographer turned a relatively calm scene into chaos.  The candles provided the light to create chaotic lines moving through the frame.

Nilo Manalo

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