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Lightning Strikes, North Rim, Grand Canyon NP

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 24 December 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

Number 7 of my Favorite 12 Images of 2016 was captured during monsoon season at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Gary Hart and I host two workshops each August [=http://bit.ly/1gPIoUA]CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THIS YEAR'S WORKSHOP and we were in-between workshops when a rather large late-afternoon storm ignited. This image was recorded near sunset at Walhalla Overlook. I thought it was cool to have both a cloud-to-ground strike along with a cloud-to-cloud strike in the same frame. The power of nature is awesome!

Sony a7RII, Sony 24-70mm G Master, f/16, 1/2 sec., ISO 250, Lightning Trigger IV

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SONY ILCE-7RM2 1/2 second F/16.0 ISO 250 33 mm (35mm equiv.)

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