Lightning - All in a row

© Paul A. Schneider

Lightning - All in a row

Uploaded: April 11, 2007


ISO 100, 13 sec. exposure, f11, at 22mm. Canon 20D w/ Sigma 20-40mm f2.8. taken 4/3/07 2:15 a.m. on I-90 in northern IL. This image was my favorite capture of the night of the 150 strikes I had been lucky enough to get. I also was using my homemade lightning trigger device. It fires the camera off of the pulse light of the lightning. So all you need is the right settings, direction, and focal length. It reduces the amount of blank images trying to capture the random bolts of a thunderstorm.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 11, 2007

Excellent work Paul!! Jeff #636107

April Bryant April 11, 2007

Very cool image. #4155839

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 11, 2007

Outstanding Paul, great scenic with awesome lightning stikes and mood. Good luck in the contest with this amazing image! #4155842

Tim Heimel April 11, 2007

Awesome work Paul! Looks like a winner! #4155992

Pat Gamwell April 11, 2007

I'm so glad you explained how you achieved this OUTSTANDING shot! I tried 'til I was blue in the face to use the trigger fast enough to catch the lighting and NEVER did! Winning comp, Paul! #4156103

Don Cox April 11, 2007

excellent lightning shot!!!
I90 northern Illinois, is right by my house...... #4156169

Paul A. Schneider April 11, 2007

Thanks everyone for the comments. Its always a pleasure to see everyones gallery on here. Nice lightning images you have in yours Don C. #4156563

Margaret Sikora April 12, 2007

Wow Paul how brave are you ,Im usually under the bed with the dog ,Im petrified when its around,you deserve this stunning image ,it certainly is a winner. #4157191

April 12, 2007

Very cool Paul, It may be the best lightning shot I've seen. #4158492

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