365 Project – Day 60

Day 60 - January Lightning

My first ever attempt at photographing lightning.

It was only cloud lightning.  Now I’m hanging out for the next ‘proper’ storm!!

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2 Responses to 365 Project – Day 60

  1. Kent Weakley February 9, 2011 at 11:03 AM #

    Awesome shot. I love the way the lightning illuminates the clouds! How long was the exposure?

    • Tasha Chawner February 9, 2011 at 11:12 AM #

      Thanks Kent!
      Exposure time was 0.8s.
      It was my very first time photographing lightning – and I had been trying to do it in Manual mode (without success).
      I had no torch with me (need to remember to take one when I head out on night shoots) so just fiddled with the dial and ended up on the Night Portrait setting.
      You can see this photo over at my 365 Project page – http://365project.org/tashachawner/365/2011-01-27 – to view the Exif info.
      Cheers,
      Tasha

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