The importance of luck in photography

I can’t imagine any photographer saying that luck doesn’t play a key role in their work — the idea of ‘right place, right time’ is almost paramount. Thus, this photo — which I wouldn’t have taken if I hadn’t been going to the Apple Store near where I live to get a new connector between my new computer and my old monitor. The time was right, I had my iPhone with me, the moment suggested itself plainly.

A couple of earlier shots from that evening:

And another sunset from earlier in the week:

Again, luck is the key…

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