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This was without a doubt the most memorable thunderstorm that I have ever experienced, something that is truly unrepeatable. On this night in September, 2014, S...
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This was without a doubt the most memorable thunderstorm that I have ever experienced, something that is truly unrepeatable. On this night in September, 2014, South Australia experienced a thunderstorm that produced over 80,000 strikes across the state, it passed right over Lake Bonney and it had me completely gobsmacked for the entire show.

As this was my first experience shooting a lightning storm, I was hoping that I had my settings right and that the images were turning out okay, I didn't have a chance to check the back of my camera due to the high intensity of the storm.
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nornots PRO
 
nornots May 05, 2016
Wow, a once in a life time shot. Super !!!!
kirstymorrell PRO+
kirstymorrell May 06, 2016
Thanks! It was an awesome night, for sure!
LukeL
 
LukeL May 05, 2016
great shot!
kirstymorrell PRO+
kirstymorrell May 06, 2016
Cheers Luke!
skoloski
 
skoloski May 05, 2016
This is amazing!
stephanarch
 
stephanarch May 06, 2016
brilliant
jmphotography2323 PRO
 
jmphotography2323 May 06, 2016
Awesome!
lyndo
 
lyndo May 06, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
Witmar
 
Witmar September 06, 2016
amazing picture!!!
Maaginen PRO
 
Maaginen October 20, 2016
Beautiful
Maaginen PRO
 
Maaginen October 20, 2016
Beautiful
2196_9208
 
2196_9208 April 26, 2017
Awesome!!
MacroSteve PRO+
 
MacroSteve August 30, 2017
Fabulous Capture
TheLittlePhotographer
 
TheLittlePhotographer January 21, 2018
Stunning shot! I especially like the warm and cold colors. That complements great. ????
Rafaphoto PRO+
 
Rafaphoto January 25, 2018
Great capture
MichelleAnnHarrison PRO
 
MichelleAnnHarrison March 26, 2018
Beautiful and very powerful pulls me right in. Love the story behind your image it would have had me stunned to.
PEIPhotography
 
PEIPhotography October 29, 2018
Great shot
ashoknair PRO
 
ashoknair October 30, 2018
Great timing
Marlet86
 
Marlet86 February 16, 2019
Amazing!