One captivating image a day, the reason it was chosen and how you can shoot similar pictures
A ship crosses Coogee beach bay in Sydney at sunrise. WHY WE PICKED IT: Three good points on composing this shot properly. The majority of the frame is all sky and clouds with just a hint of the water and ship passing and keeping the sun central in frame all make for a great photo.
Thai groom Prasit Rangsiyawong (R), 29, kisses his bride Varuttaon Rangsiyawong, 27, during a wedding ceremony ahead of Valentine's Day in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok. WHY WE PICKED IT: It's not every day you see a wedding ceremony like this. Since the event is interesting enough all you have to do is point and shoot.
People shelter from the snow under umbrellas whilst walking along the Charles bridge in Prague. WHY WE PICKED IT: An aerial perspective turns umbrellas into colourful snowflake shapes in this winter scene.
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Beyonce looks out at the photographers as she comes backstage to pose with her award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Love On Top" at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. WHY WE PICKED IT: Taking this shot before Beyonce comes out to meet the press captured an original and natural photo. The photographer had a great eye to spot this and acted fast to get it.
Andrew Beveridge of Guelph, Ont., shot this arresting image for our sun assignment. The exposure along with the texture of the curtains and sun flares make this photo stand out.