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Photos of lightning. Have you got a great photo taken during a storm? Did you compose the shot carefully and get a good foreground?
Sunday, 7th October, 2012 (GMT)
Sunday, 14th October, 2012 – Saturday, 20th October, 2012 (GMT)
Sunday, 21st October, 2012 – Saturday, 27th October, 2012 (GMT)
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The buildings you see is Utrecht centrum in Holland. PP abit for sky colour. With this picture i was lucky and didn't had to crop.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 20th October, 2012 20:41 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 28th June, 2011|
|Focal length:||50 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1 sec|
|Notes:||A well known technique for taking lightning pictures. Use a manual focus lens focus infinity 50-75mm any longer and you will have problems with clarity, use bulb mode, full manual and around F/8. Know the place before hand, know where lightning will probably strike, here that big building. Frame and use a shutter realease cable or remote and hold untill lightning strikes. Post process by cropping. No garantuees the more you do the easier it gets.|
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