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AdirahsEyes December 04, 2017
Great Capture... The lightening is amazing
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Thank you!
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marcbaechtold May 13
great composition with nice colors and good contrast, keep shooting!
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jameshauck May 13
That is so cool!
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N1ckBaker May 13
Incredible shot! Love it.
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Urban lightning



Shot from in front of my house in Las Vegas
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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo outside my house in Las Vegas. This was one of the longest lightning storms I had seen in a while.
Time
It was about 7pm because my wife was cooking dinner and my son and I were out in the street taking photos.
Lighting
I had darkened the foreground so it didn't distract from the lightning.
Equipment
Nikon D750 Nikon 14-24mm f2.8 remote trigger tripod
Inspiration
I lived in Southern California for many years and lightning storms are very rare. I had been wanting to capture lightning for a long time but my timing in California was always off. Never seem to be in the right place at the right time. When this storm blew through I thought about driving somewhere but then thought by the time I get there it maybe over. So I shot it in the front yard. Plus my wife was making my favorite meal. :)
Editing
Yes, I used Lightroom and darkened the street so it didn't distract from the lightning and adjusted the warmth because the lightning made it really blue. Small adjustments from there.
In my camera bag
NIkon D750 Nikon 14-24mm Nikon 50mm f1.4 Sigma 70-400mm Mephoto Tripod Remote trigger Extra batteries & memory cards Cleaning kit Flash light Dry bags just in case
Feedback
Just try and figure out the timing of the lightning and adjust your shutter speed to get individual bolts or if they are infrequent just do 30 seconds. Find the sweet spot in settings from there. You may want to underexpose depending on ambient light because the lightning may overexpose your shot. Then just set it to continuous shooting and watch the show. Last thing have fun!

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