Sometimes the recycling guys miss things and those things become part of the ecosystem. That’s my apartment building in the background, I was just on my way to the grocery store when I found this scene.
Technical Stuff: My little pocket digital was set on ‘portrait’ with a centre-focus. It’s important when using small cameras to be able to shoot without using the viewfinder or the screen to set the focus. What I’m doing now is taking a single shot to get an idea of what’s there, then setting the camera to ‘multiple exposures’ and taking three shots at a time… when your hand is extended it’s more likely to shake so multiple exposure settings can help steady the shot.
The most important part of taking photos is having a camera around. No camera, no photo. Seems simple, but I’ll bet most of the time you’re out taking photos and you have no camera you never get the shot. I keep mine in my hand or in my pocket or in a satchel. If it looks like rain I’ll pack a plastic sandwich bag as well.