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Unread 07-23-2009, 01:28 AM
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Re: Lightning strikes!

Originally Posted by yotefever View Post
Back in the early 70's when I got my first 35mm camera, SRT 101, getting lightning strikes was one of my priorities. Didn't get many, even holding open the shutter- they always waited until I gave up and closed the lens.
On our first trip out West while in the Badlands we had a storm with lots of lightning and no rain and I finally got some pics,just before our camper was damaged.
The apartment building where I met my wife, 28 years ago, there was another amateur photographer that went through the ceiling of an apartment after trying to get to the roof to get a pic of lightning, so be careful out there. ;-)) and it wasn't me.

Wow, that's funny. I will be careful where I stand. I was on solid ground when I took these. Here in ND there are a lot of wide open spaces so you don't usually have to get above the buildings
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Unread 07-23-2009, 02:16 AM
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Re: Lightning strikes!

Love the last one!
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Unread 07-23-2009, 08:12 AM
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Re: Lightning strikes!

Very nice!!!

I see a new site coming LRLH "Long Range Lightning hunting".

Thanks for sharing.
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