One captivating image a day, the reason it was chosen and how you can shoot similar pictures
A frost covered telephone box stands in Newhaven, central England. WHY WE PICKED IT: Sometimes objects appear in places that can peak your curiosity. Having everything covered in frost just adds a nice element to the scene.
People are seen reflected on a window of a ferry as they cross the Huangpu River near the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai. WHY WE PICKED IT: A reflection from a window or water can create an interesting image. Here it captures the people on the ferry and maintains the skyline of the city.
Pedestrians walk around the Opera House during winter in Oslo. WHY WE PICKED: Shooting architecture in early morning light can be very rewarding. Great to see the long shadows cast on the subjects and they also provide scale to the building.
A fisherman casts his net into the Kathajodi River in Cuttack district, about 25 km from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar. WHY WE PICKED IT: Looking for this unusual angle paid off for the photographer. It cleans up the background and puts the focus right on the subject. Nice action capturing the fisherman casting the net.
Alan Drake scouted to find the perfect spot, then waited for a group of cars to come around the corner to shoot his long exposure. WHY WE PICKED IT: The taillights give the image a feeling of movement and add just the right amount of colour.