|This photo helped me locate my car,|
but could have been more helpful...
The problem then becomes simply to match the background features in the photo with whatever I can see (... if I'm lucky, the spaces are numbered, but that's often neglected.)
Today's photo was too close, because although it helpfully showed a fence and a tree, it didn't really narrow the possible locations sufficiently.
|... here my car is shown with horizon|
features sufficient for swift location
My memory is not unusually bad as a rule, but the use of a cellphone camera as assistive technology makes me just a little bit more effective. That little black brick is like a booster pack for my brain!