Have you ever messed up something that other wise would have gone perfectly according to plan? Plan, plan again, and then over plan, because those all of those plans will fall apart at first contact.
I decided the other evening to capture some sunset photos. In my mind, I worked out my plan, including the location and even my sunset shot. Wonderful you say? I thought so too…and then, first contact. I arrived at the location and to my utter astonishment, things just did not line up.
Enter back-up plan number 1. Why number one? Because typically two, three or more come after it.
I went to my alternate location and waited… and waited… got a drink and waited some more. Just before the sunset, I second guessed myself and chose alternate location number 3. Into the wind the car went and off to location number 3. I arrived at number 3 to find a vehicle blocking access and a beautiful sunset in the works. But plan number 4 formed at a rapid pace now and once again the car went into overdrive. I arrived in time for one shot of the sun sinking below the horizon (photo coming soon) and shortly later this…