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...And Her Sister
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Published: January 8, 2007
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Another one from the same storm as this one --> [link]

Too bad the right one was weak. Two strong ones in one shot - now, that would be amazing! :D
Image size
826x579px 289.45 KB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Shutter Speed
15/1 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
May 22, 2006, 9:17:50 PM
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Comments (116)
KaizokuShojo's avatar
KaizokuShojo| Traditional Artist
Wowsers...that is stunning.
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CitizenXCreation's avatar
I live in Colorado, this reminds me of why I love it! Not only the mountains, but the eastern plains.
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CapturingTheNight|Hobbyist Photographer
This great photo is featured in my latest journal [link]
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cairo485|Professional Photographer
I love it, I love the lighting off centre. And the small one is cool as well because my imagination fills in the rest. Could stare at this for hours. Great shot dude. Awesome! :)
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messyjessy20's avatar
this is STUNNING!
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TRGamer8's avatar
SIMPLY AMAIZING =)
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Silverspark14's avatar
Silverspark14|Hobbyist General Artist
i love the deep blue of the sky.
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ragingviolence's avatar
I wish my camera was fast enough for these type of pictures lol
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selizabeth|Hobbyist Photographer
it's actually not about speed, quite the opposite. Check out the shutter speed - 15/1, that's a 15 second shutter speed I believe. You need it to be slow to capture all the light and get the full bolt.
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ragingviolence's avatar
i meant that my camera takes like forever to flash so that when if finally does go off chances are i missed the lightining bolt :S
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Dream21Stalker's avatar
My Lord! That is spectacular!
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Attacksloth32's avatar
So many emotions go through my head when I look at this shot. GREAT capture.
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Dark-Angel-Marie|Student Digital Artist
beautiful...
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PonyFierce's avatar
Very impressive capture :D full of energy :iconplusfav:
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Tonks1's avatar
DANG! That's AWESOME!! :dance:
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DarkMatter77's avatar
Great shot! Lightning makes such an excellent photographic subject. :+fav:
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Nebride7's avatar
Wow! Very impressive. We do have some amazing lightening storms in Colorado. You've made an incredible shot!
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these-streets|Professional Photographer
looks so surreal
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natalievonraven| Traditional Artist
Wow! Incredible shot, what a magnificient stormy sky =)
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galaxywriter's avatar
You've got a lot of guts getting that close to a lighting bolt. Great shot!
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Neyla25's avatar
Stunning!
Congratulations. (:

I claimed the thousandth favourite! >D WHOOT!
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AngelJasiel|Hobbyist Digital Artist
omggg this is real????
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factorone33|Professional Photographer
I dig the low-level "scud" (stratus fractus clouds) on the leading edge of the gust front, and the big rain shafts. Great stuff man!
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TheMightyQuinn|Hobbyist Photographer
Very cool!
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