Fire and lightning

© Bill Rau

Fire and lightning

Uploaded: August 04, 2018 14:17:00 | Entered: August 04, 2018 14:42:54

Description

The Winchester fire burning north of Willcox, AZ. We had followed the storm for over 30 minutes, moving down the road as it moved. I anticipated the storm would be near the fire, and was especially excited to capture this image.

Comments

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 04, 2018

An extremely amazing capture Bill! There is drama and outstanding story telling in every pixel! fave #1712613

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe August 04, 2018

Totally incredible capture! I expect we'll see this one again! #11718345

Harvey A. Ravitch August 05, 2018

First , your braver than I ! Next, this is a FANTASTIC capture, & story telling.. This is a must return photo! #11718384

Linda Boehme level-classic August 12, 2018

Amazing capture, Bill!
#11719505

Bill Rau level-classic August 12, 2018

Many thanks for your comments--much appreciated. It was a combination of good timing, pacing the storm, and luck. #11719506

Ed Lauderdale level-classic September 27, 2018

Fantastic shot and congratulations, Bill! #11727251

Neil R. Shapiro September 27, 2018

Congratulations! Great photo - the thumbnail doesn't do it justice. #11727261

Harvey A. Ravitch September 27, 2018

This was, is & has to be a First place Winner! Congratulations, Wonderful Work, & Important Image! #11727263

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 27, 2018

Spectacular. Congratulations, Bill! #11727349

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 27, 2018

Amazing shot and congratulations! #11727664

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures September 27, 2018

Spectacular capture and 1st place winner Bill, congratulations!! #11727700

Cindy Bendush level-classic September 27, 2018

Wow! Congratulations Bill! #11727770

Oscar J. Pung level-classic October 28, 2018

Spectacular photo Bill. Congratulations on being awarded 1st place Gold and POTD. #11732905

Joy Bello October 28, 2018

Amazing shot!! Congratulations!! #11732915

John D. Roach level-addict October 28, 2018

Well done! Congrats on the win! #11732916

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe October 28, 2018

Congrats on this amazing POTD! So happy to see it again! #11732917

Bill Rau level-classic October 28, 2018

I'm very flattered with all your comments. Your comments become an inspiration to keep working to make the best photos I can. Photography is my main creative outlet--it is relaxing, takes me to wonderful places, and becomes a way to look more fully at the land and sky around me. Thanks again, everybody, for you generous words. #11732918

Bill Rau level-classic October 28, 2018

I'm very flattered with all your comments. Your comments become an inspiration to keep working to make the best photos I can. Photography is my main creative outlet--it is relaxing, takes me to wonderful places, and becomes a way to look more fully at the land and sky around me. Thanks again, everybody, for you generous words. #11732919

Bill Rau level-classic October 28, 2018

I'm very flattered with all your comments. Your comments become an inspiration to keep working to make the best photos I can. Photography is my main creative outlet--it is relaxing, takes me to wonderful places, and becomes a way to look more fully at the land and sky around me. Thanks again, everybody, for you generous words. #11732920

Cary Rogers October 28, 2018

CONGRATS on your Win and POTD! Excellent timing and exposure in this dramatic capture! #11732930

Gerda Grice level-deluxe October 28, 2018

Superb capture! Many congratulations on the capture and your win! #11732932

Lydia Williams level-deluxe October 28, 2018

Wow, this is quite a capture, Bill. Well caught...Congratulations on your goldens! #11732958

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 28, 2018

Awesome capture Bill, CONGRATUIONS!! <>< #11732999

Melvin Ness level-addict October 29, 2018

Great opportunistic shot. #11733106

Chuck Green level-classic October 29, 2018

Congrats, Bill, on your spectacular winner and POTD! <>< #11733200

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 30, 2018

Congratulations Bill on your excellent double gold winner!! #11733636

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