One of the biggest lessons I learned in photography and in life is to harness the opportunity right away and not count on it still being there later. This photograph is one such example. I walked by this incredible area of beautiful mud cracks on my way to a scene I had planned. I was in a rush and thought to myself, "I'll have to come back here tomorrow." Luckily, something inside of me told me to take a quick shot just in case. As life often has it, I never made it back to this area on that trip. And a year later when I returned, the area was completely destroyed by deep ATV tracks.