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

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Umbrellas are displayed over a street in a sales promotion for a store in Seoul, South Korea. Shooting straight up is a great way to capture interesting patterns.

Ahn Young-joon/AP

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An Indian farmer walks through a dry, cracked paddy field on the outskirts of Jammu, India. By getting up high the photographer has created a clean background.

Channi Anand/AP

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A Palestinian boy plays with fireworks as he celebrates the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Gaza City. Using a slow shutter the photographer is able to capture the sparks from the fireworks.

Hatem Moussa/AP

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A crew member jumps from the bowsprit of Denmark's Den Store Bjoern tall ship anchored at Lisbon's Santa Apolonia port during 'The Tall Ships Race'. The crew member caught in mid-air shows perfect timing by the photographer. Don't just press the shutter and move on. Wait a moment and anticipate what might happen in your frame.

Francisco Seco/AP

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Elizabeth Chambers visited Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, on a foggy Sunday afternoon and shot this photo overlooking the water. It was selected as the best submission on the theme of landscapes. Very interesting landscape. The fog covered coastline really gives you a feeling of the area as the grass and flowers really pop off the background.

Elizabeth Chambers

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