July Lightning

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  1. Jayson Prentice

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    Managed to get a few pop-up thunderstorms nearby the night of July 14/15, great little lightning producers. The images were also enhanced by the moon, with nearly a full-moon in the south sky giving way to illuminate the entire cloud even without the lightning. It made for an impressive sight, and something that I stood out to enjoy for nearly 2 hours late that night. Here are a few of the best ones, the entire gallery can be found here.


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  2. Phranquey

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    Very nice captures. As they are, I'd have to say the last two are my favorite. It would be the third, but there is a little bit too much exposure time for the fast moving clouds.
     
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    stunning.
     
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    I really like the third image. Nice captures all around.
     
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    #3 and #4 are my faves! (by the way, it helps if you number the photos in the future)

    Good captures! :)
     
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    I think they are all beautiful, and I'm jealous that you get such great storms there!! :)
     
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    Very cool. I especially like #5 with the lighting going up out of the cloud and the stars in the background.
     
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    I got some extremely nice shots of lightning with my Kodak P&S, all coincidinces considered of course, that are NOWHERE near as amazing as yours (which are spectacular btw). If youd like to see them, I have a thread in the Beginners section and theyre in there. Ill post a link. feedback would be great.
     
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    those have to be some of the coolest night time storm shots I have ever seen!:thumbup:
     
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    1, 4, and 5 are really stunning, great job
     

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