One captivating image a day, the reason it was chosen and how you can shoot similar pictures
A person stops to read names in New Jersey's memorial to the 749 people from the state lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, as One World Trade Center, now up to 104 floors, looms in the distance across the Hudson River in Jersey City, N.J.. The dual reflections of sunlight create a frame for the visitor in the middle distance and the tower in the background. The photographer has also positioned himself off-centre in order to balance the composition.
Office workers watch a parade for British Olympic and Paralympic athletes in London September 10, 2012. Tens of thousands of Britons took to the streets of London on Monday to cheer Olympic and Paralympic athletes, celebrating a summer of spectacular sport that surprised even the most optimistic by lifting the host nation's mood.
This photo by Mike Tindel was taken on the first day at school. It was selected as the best submission on the theme of back to school. First day of school is for children can be a full of a range of emotions. This picture captured the excitement to start a new year and reunite with friends after the summer break. Nice angle to shoot down on the kids to negate any faces in background to distract from the subjects. And although posed a nice touch to have the girls facing camera to clearly see the excitement in their eyes.