I have been looking forward to a lightning storm to test out my new lightning camera trigger. Turns out the battery had died while waiting for a storm. I did this the old fashioned way, ~8 second exposures, one after the other, hope for a strike.
Lightning Strike One Lightning Strike Two Lightning Strike Three We had another great lightning storm today. This one started while there was still daylight and that had me frustrated. I was very happy that the strikes kept coming after the sun went down.
Today’s lightning storm just happened to be on the anniversary of my Rainbow Lightning Strike. I like the challenge of photographing lighting. It’s always exciting to see that a strike makes it to the sensor.
We had a great lighting storm at Tchesinkut Lake last night. It was quite active, but oddly quiet. The thunder was low and almost missing most of the night. This is my favourite of the night.
Lightning Strike One Lightning Strike Two Lightning is frustrating to photograph. When it starts you have no idea how long it will last. Without really fancy gear you just have to hope that you’ve got the shutter open when, yep, lightning strikes. It’s also a lot harder when there’s a lot extra light around, like …