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Sky Lights

In order to get really great storm and lightning photographs, you got to get up and go - sometimes at the last minute as one develops. During this storm season, I watched as a string of storms formed along the edge of a cold front colliding with warm air coming up from the Gulf of Mexico. I love this time of year! Its only a matter of time before BOOM! And as the day dropped into evening, the light show was on... Grabbing my camera and equipment, I set out driving in the direction of the brightest lighting blasts. By the time the central part of this storm settled over Big Spring, Texas, I was desperate for a foreground subject. I knew time was ticking - as the storm was starting to calm.

TAGS: Lightning, Night, Rain, Stars, Storm, Texas, Tornado, United States, Wind, Windmill

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Midland, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Craig Bill.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2012
Total Views: 36
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 29, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: SLT-A77V
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Big Spring, Texas, United States of America