View Full Version : Nature Will NOT Be Ignored

Mad Aussie
11-25-2012, 06:20 AM
After several years we finally got a decent electrical storm a few night back that was not preceded with photo ruining rain!

My brothers home ...


11-25-2012, 07:11 AM
Love the lighting in that first shot MA. With the house being lit up just ever so slightly makes this moment captured even more dramatic. Very well done.

11-25-2012, 10:11 AM
That first one is awesome the way the lightning is spider-webbed all through the clouds. Very, very cool. :thumbup: :thumbup:

11-25-2012, 11:32 AM
i agree - really dig that first one! lovely sky colour as well.

11-25-2012, 02:24 PM
Also agree, number one is a great comp and capture.

11-25-2012, 02:56 PM
Another vote for number 1. As HBG said "With the house being lit up just ever so slightly makes this moment captured even more dramatic"

Mad Aussie
11-25-2012, 05:42 PM
Thank you everyone :)

11-26-2012, 12:05 AM
Another vote for the first one, the sky color and the lighting on the house and cars.

11-26-2012, 12:43 AM
Yep Number 1 for me as well. Love the sky colour. Nice capture.

Mad Aussie
11-26-2012, 12:44 AM
Thanks Q1 and RM :)

11-26-2012, 01:13 AM
Wow so difficult to capture. #1 is also my favorite. Can I ask for how long you had to leave the shutter open to capture these?

Mad Aussie
11-26-2012, 04:07 AM
Thanks ewaizel.

There are two ways I do this ... 1 is I simply use the timer only anything from 10 secs through to 30 secs depending on how frequent the lightning ... or 2 ... I use a remote and Bulb setting and sit there with it open until I think I have the shot.

It should be noted that I while waiting for the lightning I used a very powerful LED light to 'paint' in the house and cars.