A few weeks ago at harvest time I was driving past a field with straw bales and a trailer with one or two bales on the back. I thought to myself that there might be a good photo opportunity there.
The following morning I passed this field a few more times ( I'm a taxi driver and this is on a regular route not far from home ) and I started to imagine how best to photograph the scene, the position of the bales on and around the trailer looking good to me.
By the afternoon I'd decided that if there was a decent sunset that evening I'd be out there for the shot. At about 4 p.m. I checked on the field and everything was in place.
Come the evening and a beautiful sunset with clouds to die for, grabbed camera and tripod, drove up to the field. When I got there I felt like Mother Hubbard - the field was bare apart from stubble. Farmers have no consideration.
I was so disappointed I never thought to take a shot of the sunset.