The last couple of posts have detailed my failed attempts to make the most of the lighting in Santa Lucia train station, hoping to catch my intended subjects as they passed through the perfect spot.
It was exactly the wrong approach, requiring luck and exquisite timing.
Better to make your own luck, and make the best of what was already there. The woman who deflected my train driver yesterday was in no hurry to move on and clear the route, but her tardiness gave me the opportunity to look for a decent composition with her as haloed subject.
The graffiti on the train was perfect as a leading line, her head perfectly in line with the text and the anticipation of those three dots…
Lesson to self – keep it simple stupid.