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Great kingurek 2009-06-03 4:14

Wow!!!!
Congratulations on a great image. How did you catch this lightning? This composition is so well considered that I am wondering whether you have been standing still and waiting for this lighting ;)? Great sharpness and very impressive effect.

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Kinga

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Old 06-03-2009, 01:32 PM
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Hi Kinga
Yes, I confess, I was hoping for a lightning to strike, but the result was pure luck. Technically, one should use long exposure to predictably (almost) capture lightning; it's also preferable to have night skies rather than relatively bright daylight as in this shot. To sum it up 1/500 was to prevent camera shake from the strong wind blowing in my back and it was metered to correctly expose the clouds.

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Old 06-06-2009, 11:35 AM
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And the result is really amazing :) Great image :)

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