Long time readers to this blog will know that I often spend afternoons and evenings trackside, awaiting a train to photograph.  But while I’m waiting, I often shoot the surroundings, weather, sky, birds, animals, even cars, if they’re interesting. I suppose it’s a tribute to the 10,000 monkeys theory that such random and impulsive shots end up being the best of what I do for a given day.¬† In the days of film, and the cost thereof,¬† most of these shots would never exist, because¬† one tends to be a laot more careful about hitting that button. But when all a shot csts you is battery power, you tend to be a little more carefree about it.. and the results are often striking.

Here’s a few such shots, shot and selected at random.