A guy wearing a long white coat and a bright red had came out of the middle door of the building, stood there for a moment, lit a cigarette, looked around and then walked down the sidewalk. When I saw him I started to fumble with my tripod and then tried to get my camera set, but it was too late. He had already walked out of the shot. After cursing to myself for 10 minutes I began to think about what I could have done differently. The first option would have been to just grab the camera and shoot what I could in auto (which would have been better than what I got – nothing). The other (and probably better) option would have been to shout over to him and ask if he’d be interested in letting me get a few shots. This probably would have worked (and I’ve done that before), but I was too aggravated (and tired from a full 20 hour shift at work) to walk over there. As I drove away I accepted the fact that sometimes you just miss the shot. Today as I was working on this photo in Lightroom, I keep seeing that guy in the shot. So, the moral of this story is clear: ALWAYS BE READY and, if you miss it, ASK FOR THE SHOT!