Nothing breaks a shot like your subject looking at you before you’re ready. Nine out of ten times the moment is gone forever. 

Sporting her space aged shades, she stood up straight after savouring the succulent six dollar smoothie and spotted me. 

But this time I was ready.

Truth be told, I was waiting for her to look my way. I had already captured her standing there sipping away, but it was not enough. I needer her gaze through the blackness. What I didn’t account for was the man paying all too much attention.