This pic illustrates the fact that a photographer often has to exercise patience and be able to foresee a picture in order to get one like this.
Lighting across the sky in Charleston, South Carolina: http://www.flickr.com/photos/livemusicphotography/7590248276/in/photostream/
To get this shot at the precise moment that you did, is amazing in itself. The result is truly wonderful, and really beautiful. The city below stands out so clearly, and takes nothing away from the lightning, rather it enhances it, to a more etched photograph. j.e.s.
Ooohhh! Powerful, electric shot! Lightning captured perfectly and amazingly here. One of the phenomenal sights of our world. Scary!
this picture is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo awesomeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee i wish i could have taken this picture peace homie -isaiah wiggins III
Even in this impressive manmade landscape, nature shows it is still much more powerful. What took decades and even centuries to be built can be obliterated in hours.
Seriously though, even without the magical lightning bolts in the sky, this image was an awesome take on the beautiful skyline!
Storm Watch — by Photo of the Day by Saranya Chalermchai
The city people are oblivious to the storm outside. They are invulnerable to nature and unaware a wilderness even exists.
They are vulnerable in other ways; to industrial oppression, urban degradation, social ill and disease.
Her YourShot photography exhibits strong composition; a lot of action.
Lightning bolts jump in two ways: cloud to ground and cloud to cloud. This one's definitely cloud to cloud.
@Anja Moritz I thought so. There was a time when the lightnings go on the ground. ;)
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