Lightning in Full Force

© Paul A. Schneider

Lightning in Full Force

Uploaded: April 20, 2007

Description

This image was captured with a Canon 20D, 20-40mm f2.8 @ 20mm. ISO 100, f11, and a 20 sec. exposure on 4-2-07 in Rockford, IL. I thought this was a great shot to show comparison on how large some lightning strikes can be. This bolt dwarfs the 4 story hotel in the forground along I-90 after slight cropping. The only PS is slight curves and minor color adjustments and contrast.

Comments

Joe Terni April 20, 2007

What a great capture Paul.The composition of the lightning with the buildings is A1 as well.A wonderful shot. #641556

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 20, 2007

Great timing to this lightning image...Dominick #4192507

April 21, 2007

Wow! An amazing shot. Good work! #4193952

Harris Qazi April 21, 2007

What a lucky capture. beautiful crop. #4194482

Michelle L. Frick April 25, 2007

A truly amazing shot - and it shows just how awesome the power of nature can be! I think I saw a lightning bolt just like this in our storms last night. However, I am too busy being a chicken to take this kind of picture! Great work Paul! #4214203

John Connolly April 26, 2007

What a fantastic capture, Paul! Nature at its unbelievable best! #4218475

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