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craftworker January 18, 2016
Very cool and lucky shot! Very awesome way to go!!
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Michael_Higgins January 18, 2016
Oh hell yeah! Way to go, you must've got such a high when you saw this pop up on your lcd. That cactus balances it so well too. Awesome.
 
harrielise January 20, 2016
This is a great pov ans photo
 
adriansart February 02, 2016
Talk about out of this world I have never seen anything like it!
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avinashsrivastav February 03, 2016
Amazing capture
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carolcardillo February 03, 2016
Wow! Congrats on this shot and on being a Finalist!
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Ryan327 February 04, 2016
Such an epic shot! Great way to represent Tucson as well! Congratulations!
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LesGreenwood February 07, 2016
Awesome shot!! Very cool looking shot!
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JDLifeshots February 10, 2016
Amazing capture! Congrats.
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Cecirene February 10, 2016
Amazing capture!! Congrats!!
 
Wildwrangler February 12, 2016
AMAZING image!!!
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Fujiguy February 13, 2016
Congratulations on perfect timing and a great awe inspiring image.
 
FranciscoBAguilar February 13, 2016
What a snap eh? timing and place on point! Masterpiece for sure
 
debbiesinger February 18, 2016
Amazing catch!
 
lauragonzales February 18, 2016
Most AMAZING thing I have ever seen! BREATHTAKING and perfect timing! Congrats!
 
reneeflickinger February 19, 2016
This image is absolutely stunning!!! Mother Nature in all her glory and you did an outstanding job of capturing that moment. Thank you for sharing!!
 
G8dlv February 19, 2016
WOW!!!! Congratulations on such an INCREDIBLE and AWESOME shot!!!!!
 
Miss_G February 20, 2016
That is proof of perseverance..!! Fair play to you, outstanding photo
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ericbennett February 20, 2016
Really awesome shot mate, well done
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VDPFreelancer February 21, 2016
great shot, compliments
 
Manassh233 February 29, 2016
What a coincidence!
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Hood March 03, 2016
Absolutely amazing capture...........well done and congratulations on all your Contenst wins.....very well deserved!!
 
ToJoPicean March 05, 2016
Just the perfect shot. It must have been a thrill to capture.
 
Photolady3 March 05, 2016
Jaw dropper. Absolutely beautiful. Congrats!
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sweetpea72 March 10, 2016
Wow!!!!
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sethburkett March 18, 2016
This.... is amazing. It's like magic happened for one insane split second!!
 
anthonytemer March 21, 2016
talk about being at the right place at the right time WOW what a neat picture
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crawfras March 22, 2016
WOW! And congrats!
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tgroman March 22, 2016
This is one of the most amazing shots I have ever seen! Wow.
 
Eyeconic March 23, 2016
Soooo much - all in one image. Great stuff!
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RClark March 23, 2016
Very nice
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ahuffaker March 25, 2016
very nice shot
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MWPhotography2 March 29, 2016
One of the most amazing shots I've ever seen. Great work! It's not just being in the right place at the right time. You clearly understand your craft.
 
moniqueelferink March 30, 2016
Truly amazing, great shot!
 
DazzlingLightPhoto March 31, 2016
Great shot! Love it!
 
Pettys April 04, 2016
Amazing...!!!
 
jaminschmitt April 04, 2016
Lightning at night is simple enough, but when there is still daylight are the principles the same? I set my camera on bulb and "wait". Do you have your camera take multiple exposures until you get lucky? Great capture BTW.
 
arundasstp April 05, 2016
excellent shot. timely taken.
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gerardhildebrandt April 05, 2016
Awesome photo love the way you capature the elements
 
marnie333 April 08, 2016
Gasp! Breathtaking! Amazing talent here!
 
CWphotos5 April 13, 2016
No such thing here as 'lucky'...your skill and tenacity payed off, and from your story, I'd say that it was high time! Give yourself a pat on the back! Congratulations!!!
 
pattybrennan April 13, 2016
WOW! Not just lucky with the lightning strike, the composition is wonderful!
 
johnmckeen April 14, 2016
Perfect image! All the right elements - light,rainbow,lightning - congrats!!
 
johnmckeen April 14, 2016
Perfect image! All the right elements - light,rainbow,lightning - congrats!!
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allen April 15, 2016
One of the best shots I've seen on Viewbug, and I've scanned thousands of images.
 
AmateurCellist April 17, 2016
Ohh wow... this photo looks a lot like a photo that was taken by a photographer Ken Sklute.... he really is an amazing photographer
 
PENDRAG0N April 18, 2016
Wow!
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doc1266 April 20, 2016
I remember when this photo was featured on the local news. Just outstanding!
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nornots April 24, 2016
Awesome capture.
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texaaronpueschel May 08, 2016
Lucky shot? I don't think so. A lot of timing and patience went into this photo It is extraordinary.
 
TVMc May 15, 2016
Great GREAT great photo.
 
persisphonii May 25, 2016
The most amazing shot. Lightning is almost impossible to capture and on top of that a rainbow. absolutely beautiful
 
Glitta June 17, 2016
wow, stunning, beyond words, best photo EVER!!!
 
sherrilgraham July 05, 2016
AWESOME CAPTURE!!
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Pamelabole July 05, 2016
Wow....what an amazing capture!!! Congrats on your well deserved contest award!!!! : )
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nornots July 06, 2016
Wow !!!!!
 
tassiegrammer July 09, 2016
Thats incredible! Absolutely love it.
 
DMG5232 July 14, 2016
this is absolutely stunning!
 
gek1701 July 14, 2016
Only word to describe this STUNNING!!
 
Mrcow22 July 14, 2016
crazy how 3 completly different thing go together so well
 
LooseCanon July 15, 2016
If there is a photography Hall of Fame, you have earned your place. Honestly, I have tears of joy for you.
 
brandonbowman July 27, 2016
Wow! What a shot! Well done!
 
bcramer0515 July 29, 2016
And here I thought I've gotten lucky with some of my lightning shots. This is truly a unique circumstance! Patience has paid off! Great job!
 
richandcherylshaffer August 02, 2016
Beatuiful
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overthehillfan2004 October 05, 2016
Be still my heart! That is an incredible shot! Bless you and your talent!
 
ScribblersNest October 05, 2016
Absolutely amazing shot!
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modelmeemaw October 05, 2016
Wow...one of a kind!
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DawnFortier72 October 06, 2016
My aunt showed me your photo a few months ago. She lives in Fountain hills and says she knows you...
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karinprzybilski November 16, 2016
Amazing capture & composition!!! :)
 
frankloprano December 12, 2016
Wow, great shot is an understatement. I've photographed rainbows and lighting, but never in the same shot. Congratulations..
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David_Eppley January 11, 2017
Nicely done. Few people appreciate the work that goes into this type of photography. Timing and luck play a very small role. Understanding the light and the lightning isn't something that can be underestimated.
 
janetredknap January 14, 2017
The best shot of a rainbow I've seen
 
wendyboyd January 16, 2017
Awesone photo love it
 
ronronco January 17, 2017
Hey Greg! Soon as I saw the photo I knew it.
 
terrywest January 21, 2017
Awesome Capture. I chase storms myself and have always wanted to capture a bolt in a rainbow! So well Done!
 
melissamissihaasegreene January 31, 2017
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique.
 
melissamissihaasegreene January 31, 2017
His love and wrath all at once! Amazing beauty though!!
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NOuserHere February 27, 2017
Truly Masterful
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RebelYell March 12, 2017
Amazing!
 
7064_1539 April 22, 2017
???? LOVE this
 
Zaiku April 27, 2017
Stunning
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jacquiscott_2559 April 28, 2017
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
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jacquiscott_2559 April 28, 2017
wow awesome congratulations
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Jinjii May 10, 2017
Amazing
 
Nbuhler2 June 07, 2017
Great shot
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aruba224 June 20, 2017
Great timing. Perfect shot.
 
kaijenkin June 23, 2017
Nice phot
 
Ally9734 July 07, 2017
Love this ??????
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tomquinn July 16, 2017
Lived in Tucson for a number of years and was never able to capture this lightning/rainbow combo. Very cool photo I've seen this entered in other Viewbug contests where (IMHO) it fit more neatly than in this "Wilderness" category. Given your description of driving down Freeway and trying to avoid telephone poles in the shot......I suspect houses weren't far away either. All that said....beautiful.
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ArberElezi July 24, 2017
Cool
 
myboylollypop100 August 19, 2017
Very clever stunning photo
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simonasavoy August 20, 2017
Fantastic.. photographers dream..
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Byronfairphotography September 11, 2017
Great job
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Alwolfe September 18, 2017
Absolutely stunning!
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edrobson October 22, 2017
Magical image.
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Alfredo_Jose October 30, 2017
Truly stunning!
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adamibbotson November 17, 2017
This must have been so hard to capture, amazing stuff
 
luigipellegrino November 26, 2017
SIMULTANEITE' RARE !!! BEAU.....
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pennywardell Jan 05
Amazing capture. Well worth the wait.
 
jenniferfraz Jan 09
Took my breath away. Gorgeous!
 
This photo is absolutely amazing! Great capture
 
Carlos_CCH Jan 23
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Tamsin86 Feb 04
Absolutely amazing!
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Very awesome love thatso lucky
 
Shiv-Shona Feb 11
Greg, you really have a special talent. This photo is just epic!!
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Rpitts2416 Feb 12
I never tire of the skies in my home town. Beautiful capture.
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Hollow_Espada Feb 13
Out of this world
 
opalreeves Feb 13
Awesome shot
 
ilanatf Feb 15
Wow!
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Now that is very special
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paulaguttilla Feb 21
One of your BEST!!
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RiViCoPhoto Feb 23
A never-again shot -well done

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Lucky Strike

Finally! After years of trying I finally got my lightning and rainbow picture. What an awesome evening. I headed out late afternoon, shot a little on the SE side, than drove across town catching up with a couple friends. We shot for a little while, than got dumped on by a microburst while driving up the freeway. I-10 slowed to a near crawl, with half the traffic pulling over and stopping completely. Can't blame them as visibility dropped to 20 feet. At the next stop Bryan and Chris headed NW back towards home and I headed SE towards this rainbow. I was just trying to find a foreground without telephone poles or other junk in the way. Found it just in time as this was the last bolt to strike before the storm dissipated into nothing.

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Awards

Won Contest Finalist in Rainbows Overhead Photo ContestFebruary, 2018
Won Contest Finalist in My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 3October, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Powerful Lightning Photo ContestAugust, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Earth Day 2017 Photo ContestJune, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 2March, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Image of the Year Photo Contest 2016January, 2017
Won Member Selection AwardDecember, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 1October, 2016
Won Runner Up in Unique Landscapes Photo ContestJuly, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Unique Landscapes Photo ContestJuly, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Photography Day Photo Contest 2016July, 2016
Won FeaturedJune, 2016
Won iPad MiniApril, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Chaos In Nature Photo ContestApril, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Force Of Nature Photo ContestMarch, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Rule Of Thirds Essentials Photo ContestMarch, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Discover America Photo ContestFebruary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in From Afar: Landscapes Photo ContestFebruary, 2016
Won Amazon Gift CardsFebruary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Exploring The Wilderness Photo ContestFebruary, 2016

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