4 Bolts

by Kristi Hines · Arizona, Fountain Hills

Another photo from my first serious lightning shoot. Haven’t caught a good one since, but that just makes all of the captures from the first time more special.

This one was almost a 5-bolt… can you spot where the fifth one almost emerged?

4 Bolts of Lightning

Camera: Nikon D3000 with 18-55mm Nikkor Lens
Processing: Adobe Lightroom 3

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WOW! This has to be one of the hardest ‘moment’s to capture. WOW!
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Chris Nitz

Stunning shot! Absolutely love the lighting/rain combination on this.
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Man… those clouds the way they are lit up look so freaking cool!
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Chris Frailey

Awesome capture. Love the city lights in it.
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Toad Hollow Photography

Booya, that’s a GREAT image here Kristi! Yeppers, we sure can see where that 5th bolt was starting to emerge. Love these shots you’re posting this week of the lightning, we don’t get any of that up here so we can only check this out through your lens!
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Curt Fleenor

What an intense image!
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Steve Beal

These shots are so insane, makes us northerners really jealous!
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Great shot. I love the way you were able to capture the texture of the whole sky. Something I wasn’t able to do in my shot (here: http://dmitrisanimation.com/img/2011_05_29_lightning-in-toronto )

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