While the subject, light and composition are important, it is the deliberate – yet somewhat serendipitous connection between the elements that produce the image, sets the stage, and precipitates meaning.……photography
Intention doesn’t narrow the creative possibility. It simply makes the goals more perceivable. Serendipity follows in droves.
While much of the practice of photography relies on the capabilities of the photographer, it also relies on serendipity and ones knowledge of the subject.
The method actually requires a lot of skill and a bit of luck! More importantly, it requires that you become well acquainted with your camera and your subjects.