April Showers bring...

© Paul A. Schneider

April Showers bring...

Uploaded: April 20, 2006


ISO 400, f11, 30 sec exposure, 28-135mm IS, 1:16 a.m. 4/16/05, taken in eastern IA. This is one of the many lightning images taken easter weekend. Lightning has been a new subject matter for me as it can be tricky to try and predict its location every shot. Adjusting settings for intensity and distance to obtain the correct exposure is another challenge. The awesome effects of nature can be very dramtic if you have patience.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 20, 2006

Excellent capture Paul! Nice work! Jeff #430505

Dan E. April 20, 2006

Outstanding capture Paul! #2664673

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 20, 2006

Fantatic capture Paul!!!!! #2665283

Paul A. Schneider April 20, 2006

Thanks for the comments. This is a Great site and Ill be posting more lightning images this week. #2665602

Leif Kjaer April 20, 2006

Wow! Fabulous! #2665673

Cassie L. Woodlee April 21, 2006

Love it !!! I finally caught a shot last night and it took me about 100 times to get it. Of course no where near as great of shot as this WOW very nice. #2670628

Paul A. Schneider April 21, 2006

Thanks Cassie and Leif. It takes alot of patience sometimes and just as much luck to be shooting in the right direction. Im out every storm shooting and now I can kind of predict where to aim. Ive missed so many good ones Im finally capturing lightning similar what ive seen while point the camera in the other direction. I just purchased a 20D so Ill have 2 DSLR's going at once next storm, covering more of the sky and miss less hopefully.
Thanks again,
Paul #2670737

Tony Wilder May 21, 2006

doesn't get any better than this shot, very dramatic indeed! #2794267

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