Lightning 1
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+ Comments Lightning 1 - 2005-12-11 16:47:01

During the monsoon season (July-September) in Albuquerque, we often have clear sunny days followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Many include beautiful, and dangerous, electrical storms. It's hard to get a good picture of lightning though -- it never seems to happen where you're looking, while you're waiting for it. Over the course of 3 nights in August 2003 I shot about 1000 frames and got a couple of nice lightning photos, including this one.

FinePix S602 ZOOM
7.8 mm
1/4 sec
f 2.8
Flash: Not Fired
ISO 200
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