It's hell out there. Hell, I tell you.
Hell, as any photographer will tell you, is other people. Wherever you are, whatever you're photographing, you can pretty much guarantee that a random person will do their very best to ruin your shot. Take a recent trip to the Isle of Wight. I'm standing at the far end of a lonely beach, my camera clamped on a tripod ready to take a long exposure of the tide washing over chalk rocks. As I check my settings I sense a presence and turn to see a man ambling along the shore. This