Slicing down from the heavens…

During this very moment in time a CG (cloud to ground) bolt of lightning slices it’s way through a bit of outflow scud (cloud) feature as it slams into Bass Strait. This one was pretty close (!) and beautifully sharp, shot with the 50mm f/1.4.

‘ Cloud slicing ‘


~ by Tony Middleton on March 12, 2012.

13 Responses to “Slicing down from the heavens…”

  1. A spectacular image Tony! Yes, there are risks, but golly, look at the rewards!

    • Thanks Enivea – it’s second nature to me and these days my risks are educated and calculated 🙂

  2. Stonker…crakalaka…mother…f…..!:)

  3. Awesome shot, I got my first opportunity to photograph lightning earlier this year but still have lots to learn.

  4. incredible!

  5. Amazing capture Tony! Well worth the risk:-)

  6. Sweet Shot Tony! Looks sharp!

  7. Just STUNNING Tony.

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