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Comment by DJK on December 12, 2011 at 9:20pm
Thanks, Kristie! Get out and give it a try. I was lucky enough to get this my first night shooting lightning.
Comment by DJK on September 20, 2011 at 9:25pm
Thanks, Jared! I was on a tripod, in aperture priority mode, f8-11, and firing the shutter one shot after another until the timing worked out. I know some people use the bulb and a remote shutter switch, and they just hold the shutter open until a strike occurs. I haven't tried that approach.
Comment by DJK on September 9, 2011 at 5:43pm
Hey Laurent, for sure, the monsoons are the only thing that make living here in the summer bearable.  I took this from the top level of the parking garage at Terminal 4.  Had just landed, luckily had my gear and saw the storm rolling in.  I'm not sure what the red lights are from, but faintly you can see Squaw Peak just behind the strike.
Comment by Studio Laurent on August 31, 2011 at 11:56pm
Don't you love our Summer monsoon storms??... Great catch!... Where did you capture from? South Mountain?
Comment by DJK on August 31, 2011 at 9:49pm
Hi Deborah, yes, it is one shot. This was my first attempt at capturing lightning. I just fired the shutter repeatedly until the timing right. It was a pretty wild light show.
Comment by Deborah Flowers on August 30, 2011 at 2:56pm
Great image! Is this all one photograph?
Comment by DJK on August 28, 2011 at 3:17pm
Thanks!
Comment by EiMo on August 28, 2011 at 3:16pm
I'm speechless. Fascinating photo!
Comment by DJK on August 28, 2011 at 3:04pm
Thanks, Beth and Vinith!  It was complete luck.
Comment by Beth Wode Photography on August 6, 2011 at 1:47pm
THATS AWESOME!

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