Your Best Lightning Shot to date...

J Kerste

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Mar 13, 2018
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Took this in July out by Keota Co, I mainly went out for shots of the milky way and ended up being treated to a 45-60 light show up by Grover and the Pawnee buttes. For those who know the area the Keota water tower is lower right._66A5403.jpg
 
Apr 10, 2008
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Decatur IL
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June 22, 2019 - Had a special visitor stay at my work so in advance of an approaching MCS, set a camera up for continuous time lapse. Figured any keepers would at best be predictably like the first. Just before it arrived, anvil bolt arced out and hit to the south with branching going overhead. I was outside when it struck and moments away from gathering my gear ahead of the rain. Could not believe this happened.

(Note: after a few frames of first scene, positioned camera left to hide nuisance light hence the subtle composition difference of second)
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Sep 7, 2013
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Strasburg, CO
June 22, 2019 - Had a special visitor stay at my work so in advance of an approaching MCS, set a camera up for continuous time lapse. Figured any keepers would at best be predictably like the first. Just before it arrived, anvil bolt arced out and hit to the south with branching going overhead. I was outside when it struck and moments away from gathering my gear ahead of the rain. Could not believe this happened.

(Note: after a few frames of first scene, positioned camera left to hide nuisance light hence the subtle composition difference of second)
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Oh come on! How is anyone supposed to compete with a bolt over the Weinermobile?!

Just end this thread...game over man, game over!