Thunderstorm over Lake Erie

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Larkin, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. Larkin

    Larkin

    84
    Feb 20, 2008
    N.E. Ohio
    I was in the right place at the right time.
    D300, Sigma 10-20, 1/80, f.8, ISO 200

    101354004.

    It went from sunny to this within minutes. It was one of the fastest moving storms I have ever seen.

    101360802.
     
  2. WOW! Talk about a powerful brooding scene! AWESOME!
     
  3. lr0868

    lr0868

    May 25, 2008
    henderson, nv
    WOW is right, fantastic images!!
     
  4. Thanks for sharing! I love the first one. Took me back. I was born in Lorain and grew up in Sheffield Lake and Avon Lake and spent a lot of time on Lake Erie.
     
  5. pretty impressive work! the first one is just fantastic
     
  6. The second shot is foreboding, but loses a lot of impact juxtaposed with that first one. Simply awesome.
     
  7. Thats insane. Talk about luck! thanks for sharing
     
  8. In-freakn-credible, just an awesome lighting pic!
     
  9. DJVCuda

    DJVCuda

    869
    Jun 13, 2008
    Atco, NJ
    that first one is really nice!
     
  10. fantastic, jim
    wonderful
     
  11. I'd say right place at the right time. Great shots Jim. The first one is simply awesome. The second one is ominous; so dark and moody I feel like I'm cornered waiting for something bad to happen. Well done.

    God Bless,
    David
     
  12. Wow!

    You mean to say that the lightning bolt was a chance capture? You could not have done better if you tried.
     
  13. First one shot at 1/80? Wow! You gotta be good to be lucky as well.
     
  14. Holmes

    Holmes

    Oct 28, 2006
    Wyoming, USA
    The power of nature is incredible and you captured it well - nice work.
     
  15. Zee71

    Zee71

    Apr 1, 2007
    Queens, NY
    Awesome capture............well done!!!!
     
  16. Matthias

    Matthias

    300
    Apr 13, 2007
    Central Texas
    Jim - beautiful shot. It takes true commitment to shot thunderstorms :smile:
     
  17. nags

    nags

    774
    Jan 30, 2008
    S. Florida
    First shot came out awesome
     
  18. Fantastic shots! The first calls out to be printed and framed.
     
  19. bradNYC

    bradNYC

    Mar 28, 2008
    NYC
    you should be proud of yourself, these are fantastic!
     
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