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And Then the Moon Came Out

Posted by
MissT (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 May 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I was heading out to an open area, intending to capture the sunset. When I looked the other way, I saw these massive clouds taking up a huge portion of the sky. They turned out to be more interesting than the sunset, and because they were distant I had the chance to capture my first lightning shots (which was totally unexpected)! Shot on May 3, 2012, 8:27pm.

NIKON D5100 1/2 second F/5.6 ISO 640 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Maria from California, United States

another superb capture of these clouds, now with the moon too...

27 May 2012 5:53am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Even better!

27 May 2012 5:56am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

A very nice series of pictures. Great job.

27 May 2012 6:34am

l'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressante teinte

27 May 2012 7:54am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantastic that you turned around. What an unexpected surprise, and reward. The lightening is perfect. The moon stunning.

27 May 2012 10:41pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Fantastic shot!

28 May 2012 12:06am

Gianfranco Calzarano from Cagliari, Italy

Ottima gestione della luce , in una scenografia, come scrivi , che imponeva una scelta,
Sempre luce ....anche il colore ..ma luce .
La "fisica" universitaria insegna .
Ottimo lavoro e preziosa condivisione.

28 May 2012 7:14am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent composition!

28 May 2012 8:07am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great shot - would love the opportunity to capture a lightening strike

28 May 2012 11:37am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic capture and mood, great timing too!

28 May 2012 3:04pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Fantastic combination, being smart enough and right on time results such gorgeous shot!

29 May 2012 4:39am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

5 * Shot!!! Great Tracy!!!

29 May 2012 9:23am

1/2 second
ISO 640
27 mm (35mm equiv.)