The lightning is back!!!!

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  1. my*

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    Monsoon season is back in Tucson. Here are some of my first attempts of the year

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    This is on my to do list. I don't have a good view of the sky from my apartment so hopefully will catch some one day. These all look great but #4 stands out to me the most. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Fantastic captures!
     
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    Great shots!!! Do you use a lightning trigger? Here in Mass a big electrical storm is tree flashes nothing like out in the midwest where I grew up.
     
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    Beautiful shots. I like the almost abstract feel to them.
     
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    ...I wish we had lightning like that here.

    Usually when there's lightning, it's too cloudy to see it.
     
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    No lightning trigger. Just long exposures.
    I am definitely lucky to live in AZ. I have from July to Aug to get my picture taking in. That is generally when the monsoons come through
     
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    You took those?
    Equipment list and data please?
     
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    Great shots. I love number 4.
     
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    I did take these.
    Here is the what I used
    Canon 30D. I used my 28-135mm lens for these. I started shooting just as the sun was going down so my settings were: ISO 100, f22, 15-30 second exposures. Once the sun went down completely I ended up at ISO 100 f7 (ish) and 1-2 min exposures.
     
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    Very nice....:thumbup:
     
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    Great captures. Thanks for sharing.
     

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