One of the thrills of being a street photographer is discovering the beauty in objects and scenes that the world is walking by - completely oblivious. Oftentimes, it's the play of light and color that makes me stop and make a photograph.
Such was the case with this image, which is nothing more than a fence. But it's when I move beyond the literal and try to express something about light, color and shape that provides me the opportunity to actually say something with the camera.
Not every image is successful, but what appeals to me is the fact that I recognize those elements in the first place. I don't expect to knock every image out of the park. That's not the point. It's really about practicing "seeing", refining that skill so that when an opportunity presents itself, I can recognize it and take advantage of it.
A photographer's eye is developed by really looking - even when the photographer is not positioned behind the camera.