arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
That's my Papa!
Mr. Grasshopper
Orb spider on web, at night in pouring rain
Tradition
A Walk in the (State) Park
Golden Opuntia blossom
Horses grazing on a foggy and wet winter morning in Lansing, Michigan.
Zebra photobombs gazelle!
The Louvre
Star Trails over an Old Fire Tower
Baboons in the Ngorongoro Crater
Rural thunderstorm.
Searching For Seashells at Sunrise
In Your Watch
Sky Needles
Polaris(North Star) with star trails circling
Ooh that face!
The Great horned owl
Gazelle in the Grasslands
Blooming Barrel
Sunrise at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Zebra stampede-Get out of their way!
Dining Companion
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rural thunderstorm.

This photo is showing a cloud-to-ground lightning bolt during a highly energized storm. I went on a storm chase for lightning shots and stopped on a rural country road and began shooting. I shot over 2000 images this night with only a handful of lightning shots in the end.

TAGS: Country, Illinois

photographer avatar
Thomson, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2018
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Ryan Eckstein.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 3, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 27mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO4000
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Morrison, Illinois, United States of America