Hi everyone. I can't stop smiling looking at these photos. Here's the story behind these photos. When I went to bed last night, the weather channel had been saying that we might be in for some storms. So I watched out the window to the west for a few minutes, and, sure enough, I see lightning bouncing around. So I get up and check weather underground radar and see a cell going to the south of me. So I hook up the 18-55, set it at 18mm, back-focus from infinity a little, set it to 30 seconds, and went outside in my bathrobe with a trash bag to keep the camera dry. I could see just enough to know I was getting lots of sky. Here are the results. They're a little noisy, but I'm ok with that, plus they're RAWs so I can play with it a little. I did a little cloning of hot pixels, and a chimney on a two of them. WB adjustment as well. Cropped. That's it. Click for EXIF.