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One of the principal challenges in travel photography is seeing the "familiar" in an unfamiliar way; to push your eyes and mind beyond your creative limits. In my latest trip to London, I knew I wanted to shoot the Tower Bridge, but how? I’ve seen this landmark a hundred different ways, but could I let my mind overcome the endless strand of identical snapshots? In the last moments of the day, balancing my camera on a tent-board sign with a well-timed shutter, one of my all time favorite - Photograph by Jason Rodman , My Shot

Stunning London pics from National Geographic

National Geographic readers share their best photographs of the Olympic host city. Visit NationalGeographic.com to see the full gallery.