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Moments: Caught on Camera, August 10 to 16

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

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The feet of Drumpal Choudhary, 11, tied to a wooden pole as he performs his tricks at the streets of Kathmandu. Drumpal, together with his brother, Gchan, and sister, Shivani, earn their living by performing tricks on the streets of Kathmandu. Detail images can give the reader a lot of information about the subject. Don't forget to look for small details that will help you tell the story.

Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS

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A bee gathers pollen on a sunflower at a home in Bristol Va. Great composition and colour really make this image stand out. Make sure to try lots of different angles and crops when making your pictures.

David Grace/Kingsport Times-News/AP

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People enjoy the hot summer along the Arga River near Pamplona, northern Spain. The sun reflecting off the ground creates some amazing silhouette. Silhouettes don't have to be created against the sun or sky. Just keep an eye out for any bright surface.

Alvaro Barrientos/AP

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Devotees form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami in Mumbai, India. Janmashtami is the festival that marks the birth of Hindu God Krishna. The great angle gives readers a view they normally would not see. Try looking for different angles that the average person would not see to help your pictures stand out.

Rafiq Maqbool/AP

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Alex Pino chose an ideal time of day to shoot these curvaceous buildings in Mississauga, Ont. His shot of the twin structures, dubbed the "Marilyn Monroe buildings," was selected as the best submission on the theme of city architecture. The angle is what really makes this image stand out and the reflection being the icing on the cake.

Alex Pino

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