Gina Cormier 8/26/2011 5:28:31 AM

Excellent capture Bobby!!! #1404061

Monnie Ryan 8/26/2011 5:36:41 AM

Yowsa! Spectacular, Bobby! #9632480

Gord MacEachern 8/26/2011 5:43:18 AM

Hi Bobby, wow, simply incredible capture!! #9632510

Ellen Hodges 8/26/2011 5:45:02 AM

Spectacular capture, Bobby! WOW!! #9632520

Joy Rector 8/26/2011 5:52:58 AM

gorgeous capture #9632550

Agnes Fegan 8/26/2011 6:06:01 AM

Amazing capture of the lightning strikes! #9632612

Val Feldman 8/26/2011 6:25:07 AM

Mind-boggling and hair-raising!!!! Incredible capture, Lightning Master! #9632678

Robert R. Goodman 8/26/2011 6:59:32 AM

Thank you Gina,Monnie,Gord,Ellen,Joy,Agnes and Valarie. #9632758

Sabrina Ryan 8/26/2011 7:05:24 AM

Awesome blue Lightning capture, Bobby!! #9632776

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/26/2011 7:32:18 AM

Holy smoke!! This is an amazing capture, Bobby.!! #9632848

Nancy L. Green 8/26/2011 7:36:24 AM

FANTASTIC capture Bobby, it must have been an interesting exprience to say the least!!! <>< #9632865

Judy A. Lawhon 8/26/2011 7:39:43 AM

WOW....terrific capture, Bobby!!
Hope you don't stand outside in it. #9632875

Ron McEwan 8/26/2011 8:04:15 AM

Incredible capture Bobby WTG #9633010

David M. Montero 8/26/2011 8:31:20 AM

Makes the hair on my arms bristle. Breathtaking Bobby! #9633177

Jack Gaskin 8/26/2011 8:49:18 AM

LMAO I probably would have had heart failure if caught toooooo close to this. GREAT CATCH.
Their talking 6 to 15 inch of rain between Sat. night & Mid-day Sunday. That happens and we will all have indoor pools on the Island ;0)

Believe me if I could send it to you I WOULD !!!

Jack #9633264

Bojan Bencic 8/26/2011 9:00:07 AM

Amazing capture, Bobby. A bit close for my taste. Take care, my friend. #9633329

Robert R. Goodman 8/26/2011 9:47:01 AM

Thank you Sabrina,Kirsten,Nancy,Judy,Ron,Dave,Jack and Bojan. #9633567

Tammy M. Anderson 8/26/2011 12:03:00 PM

Outstanding clarity, Bobby. Another superb capture. #9634066

Robert R. Goodman 8/26/2011 2:17:13 PM

Thank you Tammy. #9634622

John Connolly 8/26/2011 2:24:06 PM

WOW! It wouldn't like to be on the recieving end of this one Bobby! A superb capture of this dramatic scene! #9634652

Marijana Fajgl 8/26/2011 2:31:19 PM

This is just amazing, Bobby! Outstanding capture! #9634680

Stephen Zacker 8/26/2011 3:36:39 PM

Amazing #9634936

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/26/2011 4:24:15 PM

Absolutely and incredibly AWWWWWWWWWWESOME, Bobby Ray! :-) k #9635093

Robert R. Goodman 8/26/2011 4:26:25 PM

Thank you John,Marijana,Stephen and Kitty. #9635103

Laura E. Swan 8/26/2011 4:32:43 PM

I am dazzled by this image. Your lighting does this to my eyes!!!!!!!!

Great job Bobby. WOW!

-Laura :D #9635114

Tammy Espino 8/26/2011 7:11:59 PM

Hot dayum :) #9635604

Mary Dimitriw 8/26/2011 8:06:06 PM

Fanfreakintastic Bobby!!!

I finally got my lightening shots Wed. night but not near as spectacular as yours. #9635757

Carol L. Fowler 8/26/2011 8:17:54 PM

Wow- love this! The clarity and colors make MY hair stand up! LOL!! #9635781

Robert R. Goodman 8/26/2011 9:23:30 PM

Thank you Laura,Tammy,Mary and Carol. #9635893

Mary K. Robison 8/27/2011 12:37:04 AM

The things you risk (like your human hide) to get photos as brilliant as this, Bobby! Yikes!! #9636050

Margaret R. Barry 8/27/2011 4:16:00 AM

Fantastic timing, colors and clarity, Bobby! #9636263

Terry Cervi 8/27/2011 4:53:17 AM

That sounds pretty dangerous, Bobby! This is an awesome shot, glad you were able to get it! #9636337

Amanda J. Tanner 8/27/2011 12:42:01 PM

Hi Bobby! Please be careful! Dangerous work but very beautiful. #9637154

Karen Celella 8/28/2011 9:54:00 AM

Amazingly gorgeous, Bobby! #9638621

Patrick Rouzes 8/28/2011 3:50:33 PM

Another spectacular, masterful & "Bobby" image here, my friend! You do it best! #9639128

Ray Thoms 8/28/2011 4:13:26 PM

Amazing capture Bobby....spectacular show! #9639178

Phillip R. Connolly 8/28/2011 4:15:54 PM

All photographers want to capture a great lightning display at some time, Bobby...your chance came, and you took it!! A great image even though you had to hang onto that tripod!! Well done!!

Phil #9639181

Stephen S. Maguire 8/28/2011 7:56:12 PM

I knew you were out there last night. I was watching the radar and saw the storms moving. Great image!!! #9639525

Jeff Robinson 8/29/2011 4:18:39 AM

Wow Bobby - Outstanding!! #9639931

Candice C. Calhoun 8/29/2011 7:15:30 AM

Magnificent photo and a very cool story too! Glad you are ok!

ccc #9640253

Emile Abbott 8/29/2011 8:01:56 AM

Double strike way to close. Hang on Bobby #9640383

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/29/2011 1:08:07 PM

An awesome capture, you are the king of these shots Bobby!

jo ann c. #9641008

Robert R. Goodman 8/29/2011 2:20:17 PM

Thank you Mary,Margaret,terry,Amanda,Karen,Patrick,Ray,Phillip,Stephen,Jeff,Emile and Jo Ann. #9641135

Christine Lobsinger 8/29/2011 2:28:21 PM

Fantastic Electric BLUES BOBBY!!!
Smiling CHRIS #9641146

John Connolly 8/29/2011 3:46:00 PM

Fancy forgetting to pack the front end loader, Bobby! Enjoy your working holiday! #9641270

Liz blahh 8/29/2011 11:58:18 PM

I can see this in National Geographic, just amazing! #9642010

Robert R. Goodman 8/30/2011 4:49:48 AM

Thank you Christine,John and Liz. #9642288

isabel C. Zepeda 8/30/2011 8:41:37 AM


OMG what a amazing photo.

Ysa... #9642772

Patrick Rouzes 8/30/2011 5:06:59 PM

Hey, Bobby, guess you are busy with work! Don't work too hard, my friend! #9643529

Lorna Shutter 8/31/2011 5:10:47 AM

Photobucket Wowza!!! Wouldn't want to get struck by THAT lightning!!! You can tell its magnitude by looking at the trees and things on the ground! What an awesome capture, Bobby!!! We miss you around these parts! Hope you're keeping well, my friend! :) #9644170

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/31/2011 8:49:55 AM

Hey Bobby, fabulous shot....don't you be holding onto that tripod in one of these storms though. #9644481

Freddy Bland 8/31/2011 10:29:42 PM

WOWEE, Bobby, my hair just stood on end! What an amazing image this is! Your lightening series is fantabulous!!! #9645647

Carla Capra 9/1/2011 1:36:28 PM

Spectacular, Bobby!
;) CC #9647107

Heather Loewenhardt 9/1/2011 1:56:25 PM

Wow another exquisite capture Bobby. Do you ever get scared out there? #9647137

Patti Coblentz 9/1/2011 2:54:31 PM

Just amazing, Bobby...I love the bigness of the sky which it's all about in your territory! Excellent capture...wow! #9647219

Robert R. Goodman 9/2/2011 7:03:44 PM

Thank you Isabel,Patrick,Lorna,Phyllis,Freddy,Carla,Heather and Patricia. #9649829

Phyllis A. Houghton 9/4/2011 12:24:49 PM

You captured it so well with lots of detail and curves. Keep safe! #9652646

Robert R. Goodman 9/4/2011 2:49:38 PM

Thank you Phyllis #9652823

Wm Nosal 9/5/2011 2:30:17 PM

SO COOL, Bobby!

I Shot I Few Shoots In A Lightning
Storm Last Year In My Back Yard From
The Car Port #9654609

Robert R. Goodman 9/5/2011 3:17:11 PM

Thank you Wm. #9654727

Thomas E. Hinds 9/25/2011 3:19:05 PM

Beautiful Finalist, Bobby! #9690587

Tammy M. Anderson 9/25/2011 3:35:20 PM

Congrats again, Bobby. #9690699

Phyllis A. Houghton 9/25/2011 3:40:50 PM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Bobby! I was expecting one of your lightning bolts would make it. Good luck going for the gold. :-) #9690733

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/25/2011 4:16:06 PM

Congrats on your amazing finalist!! #9690980

Danny B. Head 9/25/2011 4:28:32 PM

Great catch! Congrats! #9691082

Tammy Espino 9/25/2011 4:36:00 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist!! :)Your gonna go gold ~ #9691152

Susan Weisensel 9/25/2011 4:46:41 PM

Congrats Bobby, good luck in the next round. #9691268

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/25/2011 5:01:53 PM

Wow! #9691443

Kay E. Mahoney 9/25/2011 5:07:51 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Bobby. Good luck in the next round. #9691508

Wm Nosal 9/25/2011 5:38:06 PM

Congratulations, Bobby! #9691811

Patti Coblentz 9/25/2011 6:44:13 PM

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Bobby...WTG :)) #9692298

Liz blahh 9/25/2011 7:08:10 PM

Woo-hoo! Congrats on your finalist Bobby! #9692435

Heather Loewenhardt 9/25/2011 7:15:02 PM

Congratulations Bobby! I am so glad one of your strikes became a finalist. Good luck in the next round. #9692474

Kathy Salerni 9/25/2011 7:49:41 PM

Huge congrats on your beautiful finalist, Bobby! #9692694

Terry Cervi 9/25/2011 8:06:56 PM

Just awesome, Bobby! Congrats on your finalist! #9692784

Freddy Bland 9/25/2011 8:18:58 PM

This image is almost pure electricity!! Awesome Finalist and capture, Bobby!! #9692857

Reynaldo D. Reyes 9/25/2011 8:19:07 PM

Awesome finalist Bobby, Congratulations! #9692859

Lorna Shutter 9/25/2011 8:20:56 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for one of my Favourite images!!!!! WTG, Bobby!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #9692868

isabel C. Zepeda 9/25/2011 9:24:29 PM


A BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this finalist,i toll you it was a amazing photo :)

Ysa... #9693120

Bojan Bencic 9/25/2011 10:56:32 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Bobby. #9693377

Mary Timman 9/26/2011 4:32:01 AM

You are the King of Lightening strikes...Huge Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist and good luck on the next round! #9694392

Christine Lobsinger 9/26/2011 4:46:49 AM

The Lightening Master... RIGHT ON!
A big Congrats to you My Friend...
Lovely Finalist Shot.. hope to see this one again!!
Smiling CHRIS #9694454

Carol Flisak 9/26/2011 8:38:22 AM

Excellent capture, Bobby... Congrats on your finalist! #9695413

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/26/2011 9:55:45 AM

Not surprised at all! Your lightening images are awesome! Congratulations, Bobby! #9695685

Emile Abbott 9/26/2011 10:26:21 AM

You are the lightning master and glad to see this one again. Congratulations Bobby on another great finalist. #9695805

Karen Celella 9/26/2011 10:33:15 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Bobby. Yes, the master gets his reward! #9695838

Anita Hogue 9/26/2011 11:01:50 AM

WOW, one of your best! Congratulations, Bobby! #9695941

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/26/2011 12:44:37 PM

Way to go!

Hope it gets gold Bobby, congrats on this finalist!

jo ann c. #9696328

Marijana Fajgl 9/26/2011 12:55:54 PM

One more amazing finalist, Bobby! Big congratulations! #9696377

Patrick Rouzes 9/26/2011 1:45:36 PM

Not surprised! Congratulations, my friend! #9696559

Mary K. Robison 9/26/2011 5:35:43 PM

Congratulations to you, Bobby!
Hope you strike gold with this dramatic Finalist! #9697395

Carol Eade 9/26/2011 5:51:43 PM

Awesome shot, Bobby, congratulations! #9697481

Tamara K. Walker 9/26/2011 6:01:15 PM

WTG congratulations. #9697544

Sabrina Ryan 9/26/2011 7:33:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Finalist, Bobby! A fave! #9697839

Patti Coblentz 9/26/2011 10:05:37 PM

Woo hoo, Bobby!!! Congratulations on your gold win :)) #9698221

Laura E. Swan 9/26/2011 10:11:49 PM


So Very Happy For You Bobby! Awesome Image!!! Yippeeeee! GOLD!!!!

-Laura :D #9698235

Liz blahh 9/26/2011 11:18:16 PM

Woo-hoo! Congratulations on your gold winner! #9698393

Mary K. Robison 9/27/2011 12:48:13 AM

Guess what, Bobby? You DID strike gold with this dramatic capture! CONGRATULATIONS on your win! #9698634

Tammy M. Anderson 9/27/2011 2:42:27 AM

Congrats on an awesome winner, Bobby. #9698789

Danny B. Head 9/27/2011 3:18:50 AM

Good to see this one again! Congrats! #9698886

Gina Cormier 9/27/2011 4:07:43 AM

CONGRATS BOBBY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOOD FOR YOU!!! #9699025

Jeff Robinson 9/27/2011 4:28:20 AM

Congrats Bobby on this Amazing Winning image!! #9699138

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/27/2011 4:30:25 AM

Big congrats, Bobby!! #9699147

Lorna Shutter 9/27/2011 4:38:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved 2nd Place Win, Bobby!!!!! :) #9699169

Mary Timman 9/27/2011 4:50:57 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous winner Bobby! #9699227

R. J. Laudenbacher 9/27/2011 5:53:48 AM

Awww...the weather man came through! A big congratulations to you my friend on this wonderful winner. So happy to see it! #9699432

Kay E. Mahoney 9/27/2011 6:17:36 AM

Bobby, Congratulations on your second Place Winner. #9699511

Tammy Espino 9/27/2011 6:24:40 AM

Congrats on your win!!!! Whooo #9699555

Tammy Espino 9/27/2011 6:24:40 AM

Congrats on your win!!!! Whooo #9699556

Val Feldman 9/27/2011 6:26:13 AM

If ever a capture deserved a Gold, this one is it!!! Huge congrats, Lightning Meister, on a fabulous Gold Win! WTG!! #9699566

Ellen Hodges 9/27/2011 6:30:33 AM

Extremely huge congrats on a stellar winner, Bobby!!! Such a well deserved win!!!! Yeah!! #9699586

Boyd L. Alexander 9/27/2011 6:33:32 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Gold win Bobby!!! #9699607

Terry Cervi 9/27/2011 6:41:35 AM

WTG, Bobby! Congrats on this awesome win!! #9699646

isabel C. Zepeda 9/27/2011 6:53:28 AM


WOOO Congrations im very happy for you

Ysa... #9699715

Karen Slagle 9/27/2011 7:18:16 AM

Congrats on your awesome winning image, Bobby.....WTG #9699820

Sabrina Ryan 9/27/2011 7:22:57 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your AWESOME Winning image, Bobby! #9699846

Anita Hogue 9/27/2011 7:42:37 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Bobby! #9699961

Monnie Ryan 9/27/2011 7:50:21 AM

Fabulous, Bobby - BIG congratulations to you!! #9699998

Bojan Bencic 9/27/2011 8:58:01 AM

Congratulations, Bobby! #9700303

Karen Celella 9/27/2011 9:28:33 AM

The lightning master reaps his reward! Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Bobby! #9700388

Susan Weisensel 9/27/2011 10:29:46 AM

Whooo Hoooo, congrats on your win Bobby. #9700444

Stephen Zacker 9/27/2011 10:45:05 AM

Glad to see one of your lightning images in the winners. Congratulations #9700491

Christine Lobsinger 9/27/2011 11:03:56 AM

WhowowoowhOOO... Right On! I'm Glad too Bobby!
Congrats to you on your awesome WINNER!
Smiling CHRIS #9700542

Freddy Bland 9/27/2011 11:25:26 AM

Wonderful Gold winner, Bobby! Huge congratulations to you !!! #9700590

Marijana Fajgl 9/27/2011 12:54:11 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, my friend! #9700720

Emile Abbott 9/27/2011 2:55:22 PM


Carol Flisak 9/27/2011 4:03:44 PM

Congrats on your amazing winner, Bobby! #9701133

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/27/2011 4:28:44 PM

WTG on this wonderfully fantastic winner, Bobby Ray! :-) k #9701210

Carol Eade 9/27/2011 5:27:38 PM

Congratulations, Bobby, a terrific winner! #9701344

Tamara K. Walker 9/27/2011 6:12:55 PM

Congratulations on striking gold. #9701429

Kathy Salerni 9/27/2011 7:56:39 PM

Big congrats on winning Gold, Bobby! #9701627

Usman M. Bajwa 9/28/2011 2:26:12 AM

CONGRATZ on this beautiful Gold Winner, Bobby!!

UB. #9702141

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/28/2011 4:53:39 AM

Congratulations Bobby on your Win!!!

Dominick #9702500

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/28/2011 5:15:49 AM

Not surprised, Bobby! Huge Congrats! #9702559

Mary Beth Aiello 9/28/2011 7:29:13 AM

Simply gorgeous, Bobby. Huge congrats. #9702907

Patrick Rouzes 9/28/2011 9:19:23 AM

Always a hit with your fans & the judges, Bobby! Congratulations, my friend! #9703128

Claudia Kuhn 9/28/2011 6:24:43 PM

Wonderful winner Bobby, congratulations!! #9703966

David M. Montero 9/30/2011 7:20:10 AM

Congratulations on your second place selection of this very striking image Bobby! #9707097

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 9/30/2011 11:20:40 AM

Congratulations on your awesome gold winner and finalists, Bobby. Soo well deserved!!! #9707508

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/2/2011 7:54:32 PM

BIG congrats Bobby on this fabulous winner!!! ☺ #9712137

Merna L. Nobile 10/13/2011 3:42:33 PM

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


Emile Abbott 10/22/2011 10:50:02 AM

A big Texas Congratulation on your gold winner Bobby. Well deserved my friend. #9754497

Crystal Young 10/26/2011 5:46:58 PM

Beautiful shot! You are an inspiration! #9765064

Mary Dimitriw 11/7/2011 7:35:05 PM

I don't know how I missed this one as well. A superduper huge congrats on this excellent winner Bobby! #9790196

Ellen Hodges 11/8/2011 12:08:58 PM

Huge congrats on this fabulous winner, Bobby!!! A big huge WOW winner!! sorry for delay!! #9791623

isabel C. Zepeda 11/8/2011 12:40:30 PM


A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS my friend on this well deserve WINNER.
So happy for you

Ysa... #9791688

Sharon L. Doane 11/14/2011 4:12:56 PM

Awesome! Congratulations! #9804607

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/18/2011 5:10:49 PM

HUGE Congratulations on your win,sorry I missed this!!!
AWESOME capture!!! #9817552

Nancy L. Green 12/18/2011 1:46:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this AWESOME winner Bobby, WTG!! <>< #9876177

Robert R. Goodman 12/18/2011 6:29:23 PM

Thank you Nancy. #9876581

Kim Kleinschmidt 6/1/2012 8:09:33 AM

Congratulations on this stunning image, Bobby
A well deserved winner! #10164517

Wm Nosal 10/2/2012 5:58:12 PM

Congratulations Bobby! #10352115

Gord MacEachern 10/3/2012 5:13:27 AM

A great big congrats Bobby!!!! #10352800

Stephen Zacker 10/4/2012 10:20:37 AM

Awesome capture and a Big Congratulations #10355103

Amanda J. Tanner 10/5/2012 6:07:20 AM

So Incredible! Congratulations Bobby! so well deserved Winner! #10356417

frank w. degenhardt 10/6/2012 6:25:17 AM

My friend, so sorry I missed this, not sure how I did. But a belated Congratulations on your win with this beautiful display of nature when shes having a bad day. Way to go Bobby. #10357828

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Catch All.While out shooting last night I was caught in a Micro Burst.While hanging on to the tripod was able to capture this!!!!

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