Al's Photography Blog

Al's Photography Blog
Folly Beach, South Carolina

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Horizontal Lightning

I'm digging into my 2011 archives for this week's Skywatch Friday post, and I think it's perfect for Ein Stuck Himmel (a piece of heaven) too. It's a lightning shot which I haven't yet published.
It was taken from our back deck. It should only be a few weeks before our first thunderstorms of the year start cropping up, and hopefully I can get some good shots this year!

35 comments:

  1. Oh WOW!! That is awesome, Al!! Such a terrific capture for the day!! Very dramatic!! Hope your week is going well! Give Socks a pat from Sam and I!

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  2. Wow!1What a lightning!!!!!

    well done photo :))))

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  3. Wow - amazing shot!

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  4. Wow!That´s a fantastic photo of a sky,Al!Great shot!Thank you for sharing!

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  5. Explendida fotografia!!!!! le tengo panico a los truenos y relampagos pero en foto es hermoso.feliz dia amigo.bikiños

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  6. what a sky!!! wow! and i can see a little heart ♥ thanx for your stunning piece of heaven!

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  7. Linda imagem da natureza

    http://zizisantos.blogspot.com.br/

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  8. WOW ! This is one of my dream : to catch a lightning ! Great capture !

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  9. Cool lightning capture! Happy Skywatching!

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  10. I'm always in complete awe of your lightning (in real life and in your pictures!). Be careful out there!

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  11. so envious of those who can photograph like this. wow!

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  12. A horizontal lightening strike -awesome! Never had the camera with me to even capture lightening:)
    (my excuse is that it doesn't happen very often in California:) )

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  13. Wow! How do you take these kind of shots? Superb! I haven't been successful yet.

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  14. Just wonderful - a spectacular too-brief moment caught forever!

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  15. Wow! Thats lovely. It is very difficult to shoot lightening!

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  16. Just great this lightning shot, Al!
    Love the houses's silhouette too.

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  17. Wow, that's a great shot, Al.
    I've been trying to make a good photo of the lightning for several times over the years, but I didn't have such an awesome result untill now.
    Thanks fot sharing and enjoy your weekend.

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  18. Awesome capture. Living in Florida, I've been itching to get a good understanding on how best to shoot lightning. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. You definitely know what works!

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  19. I always love your lightening photos!

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  20. I don't know how to take a shot like this yet. Perhaps 2013 will be the jackpot year to learn.
    JM Illinois
    U.S.A.

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  21. simply beautifully captured shot...lovely!

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  22. Vertical lightning is the norm here so to see horizontal flash and take a photo is phenomenal. Thanks for showing this.

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  23. Fantastic shot! Happy sky watching.

    My sky.

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  24. Hello, Al!
    Here we have been much hot, much rain at evening, with lightning and thunder!
    Yesterday I saw a documentary on tv showing that Brazil is the country that has the bigger quantity of lightning in the all world! Wow!

    Hope you have a nice week ahead.

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  25. Fortunately, there's very few thunderstorms in my city. But it's a shame, I can't do these great photos.

    · hugs

    · CR · & · LMA ·


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