I finally did it!

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  1. pursuer

    pursuer TPF Noob!

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    I captured my very first image of lightning,
    A rather intense storm came through tonight and this the best shot from the evening. Im haveing a very hard time deciding on a crop, what do you guys think? I need to sleep on it.

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  2. Johnboy2978

    Johnboy2978 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    That's a pretty nice capture. Shots like those are hard to get.
     
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    thats a really good shot...i like the second pic alot...but the first with the houses below with the lights on, and people in it..makes a more startling shot, i think...it shows just how huge that bolt of lightning really is...gives perspective, i think...

    but any of them are great...good job, persuer!.....
     
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    wow love the lightning stuff these are amazing.

    cant wait to get my self some of these shots
     
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    nice shots!! the second is my fave. ive wanted to take some of these but am always worried about standing outside in the storm!
     
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    Way to go, I too like the 2nd althought the first isn't bad either
     
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    Wow..how many shots did you take to get this one? I hope you weren't standing under a tree!! lol
    I too, dream of one day being able to take just one shot of lightning..sigh!
     
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    Oops, forget to say I liked the second one the best.
     
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    Nicely captured.. the 2nd is my fave :D
     
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    great shot...i still can't figure this stuff out.
     
  11. pursuer

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    thanks everyone, I took around 50 exposures and got some lightning in around 10 of them. I wish I could have gotten a better backdrop but these were taken from my front door, I mustered up the curage to go out in the back yard toward the end of the storm but headed back in very quickly once I realised lightning was still stricking on all sides of me. The whole metal tripod thing scares the hell out of me to say the least :shock:

    This one would have been awsome if I would have been able to capture more of it, sigh.

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    Oh, I still remember my excitement at my first lightning shots. That was still shot on film and , I had to wait the whole weekend before i could develop and scan.

    The thrill ans suspense !!!

    Great shots for a first attempt !! Keep it up. I'm looking forward to seeing a lot more from you.

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