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Moments: Caught on Camera, Jan. 28 to Jan. 31

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

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Employees work on the reconstruction of the National Stadium during an inspection by FIFA representatives in Brasilia, Brazil. WHY WE PICKED IT: Great lines and patterns captured in this photo. Adding the employees at work gives it some energy.

Eraldo Peres/AP Photo

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Sixth grade students from the Park Maitland School in Maitland, Florida, watch as Marine One carrying U.S. President Barack Obama takes off from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington as he departs for Las Vegas. WHY WE PICKED IT: With windblown hair against backlight sunshine, and excited faces squinting against the wind, this is an exceptional image.

Larry Downing/REUTERS

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Competitors climb nets during the Tough Guy event in Perton, central England. WHY WE PICKED IT: A tangled web of competitors fighting their way to the finish on a very tough course.

Nigel Roddis/REUTERS

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Cecile Gambin took this photo of her son Sebastien hamming it up on the drum kit. WHY WE PICKED IT: The action and great use of flash really make this portrait stand out.

Cecile Gambin

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