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Strikes       ©2012 RobertLavker
Panasonic DMC-G1       17th place, 61 points
25s, ?, ISO 100, ?, Aperture Priority, Spot, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Photoshop CS2; crop, shadows and highlights, unsharp masl       Extra Info: Taken with G1 plus a Minolta Celtic 135mm telephoto lens during one of the several spectacular lightning storms over Chicago this past summer.
 
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Mepo
Jan 9, 2012
    Not sure I would be wanting to be touching anything metal in a storm like this. More power to you (pardon the pun). The tilt and the blur degrade it a little but it is a wonderful image.

Zooker
Jan 9, 2012
    Fantastic record of nature's power.
You must have been in a high position too. Scary !

ambaker
Jan 8, 2012
    Wow! Much closer than I want to be to that action! Excellent work at capturing a difficult subject.

Jade O.
Jan 7, 2012
    Yikes! Love the capture, just wish the background buildings were tack sharp.

Lo
Jan 7, 2012
    Nice capture! Difficult to get a shot like this

elliott
Jan 6, 2012
    wow. great shot. what building were you in?

JaneyKay
Jan 6, 2012
    A lot of patience is necessary for these types of photos, I know well ... a good foreground for an interesting sky.

forkcandles
Jan 5, 2012
    You can feel the power of the strikes. The one centre with lights is a federal building ? Well it should or hq of electric company. The only thing is the buildings are brown as the sky but I have never managed to capture strikes, ..
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