Lightning picutres

GTSRGTSR Posts: 750 Officer
I got called into work last night after the bad storm we had. Lightning was very crazy. I stopped at the beach to try to get some pix. The lightning was mostly up in the clouds by the time I got there.

I tried a few things and I'll show 1 of the samples. It was 9:30 and without distinct bolts, all I got was collected light and 2 bolts.

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This was 30 sec and I found that anything between 8 and 30 worked, just slightly different effects.

Show what you have, maybe we can pass ideas around...

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  • ChuckcChuckc Posts: 4,398 Captain
    I think this was a 15 second exposure but could have been longer.

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  • GardawgGardawg Posts: 7,812 Admiral
    from a couple of years ago ..

    Fujifilm F10 P&S

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    “Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.

    Heres Tom with the Weather.”
  • ChuckcChuckc Posts: 4,398 Captain
    That's a good 'un.
  • OnewolfOnewolf Posts: 657 Officer
    Treasure Cay Marina...

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  • ChuckcChuckc Posts: 4,398 Captain
    Wow, that's an awesome perspective.
  • BucYouUp68BucYouUp68 Posts: 1,184 Officer
    A couple from my backyard.

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  • razorreilly09razorreilly09 Posts: 8,401 Officer
    Good stuff! thanks for sharing.
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