Lightning During the Day

by Kristi Hines · Arizona

Capturing lightning during the day is a bit of a trickier feat as you can’t leave the shutter open as long without having a completely over-exposed image. So in essence, with the faster shutter speed, you just have to get luckier. And this particular afternoon, I did just that!

Also, I just wanted to again thank everyone who is coming by, commenting, and tweeting. I have been super busy juggling the full-time day job and a LOT of freelance writing on the side. Camera equipment is expensive, after all. 😉

For those into social media, SEO, and business, you can see what I’ve been up to in my writing around the web post on my main blog. I’ll be doing double duty heavily for the next few months or so, but will try to get back to my commenting rounds. I miss you guys and your photos!

Lightning During the Day

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

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Mike Criswell

Great catch and perfect timing, well done
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Curt Fleenor

Wow, that looks like it was really close!! Great catch Kristi!
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Mike Olbinski

Nice job, soooo hard to do without a trigger…great feeling to get lucky 🙂
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Chris Nitz

Very cool catch, and don’t we know that sign 😉
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Yep, I have to agree. Lucky. Nice shot!
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Chris Frailey

Nice one. It does take some luck and a lot of repetition.
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Scott Wood

You are so correct, daytime lightning can be a real challenge. Personally I think it looks great, just really hard to get. Great job on this one.
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