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When Michael Coyne wrote the title for this article, I'm sure he thought the editor would change it. Perhaps a good editor would have!

Quotes Michael, “The moment when I press the shutter is fantastic, orgasmic, so charged with the hope that this will be a great, original, interesting and perfectly composed photo,” states photographer, Jean Pigozzi. He goes on to say, “But like any other exciting thing in life, it is usually spoiled by some ridiculous, unpredictable and annoying detail.” 

Continues Micheal, "This happened to me while working with villagers living on the Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia. I was photographing a boatman as he propelled his way across the lake. I started shooting pictures from a very low angle so I could capture his silhouette against the sky.  

"Suddenly, I realised that he had left his shoe in a prominent place and it would appear in my photographs. I shifted my position to a better angle which excluded his shoe. I had been concentrating so much on the sky, buildings and movements of the boat that I didn’t take notice of the smaller details."

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