One captivating image a day, the reason it was chosen and how you can shoot similar pictures
The sun sets over Westchester Lagoon just before 1 a.m. on Sunday in Anchorage, Alaska. WHY WE PICKED IT: With the water still as glass, the gorgeous tones in the sky are reflected perfectly, while the silhouetted trees and land in the middle make everything pop.
(Dan Joling/AP PHOTO)
Michelle Ward of Meaford, Ontario shot this image Bed & Chair for our reader assignment. WHY WE PICKED IT: Everything from the picture frame to the hole in the roof fits the theme of abandonment. The light shining in through the roof adds an extra pop.