Loose Voltage

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A lightning bolt coming out of the storm right at you. Here in Golden Valley the storms seem to follow the mountains and luckily the lightning to. I have though beet feet into the house when I reach my fear level. I really enjoy taking lightning photos, it's like playing the lottery or fishing. You don't know when or where the lightning will strike, push the shutter and hope for the best.


bubbalinn - Sep 28, 2010 07:33 AM EDT
Hi Matt, Thank You very much!! I really have fun trying to get lightning shots. I'm glad you enjoyed this one :) ~Alan~
Matt - Sep 28, 2010 06:48 AM EDT
It's a master piece, well done.
bubbalinn - Mar 09, 2008 10:31 PM EDT
Hi Steve and Karen, Thanks so much for your really nice comments. Your inspiration is very much appreicated...
Karen Moen - Mar 08, 2008 02:51 AM EDT
This is what is meant by a bolt out of the blue! Great shot.
sgbrown - Jan 22, 2008 08:22 AM EDT
Somehow I never saw this one before, Alan! That is one hell of a capture!
bubbalinn - Jan 21, 2008 06:23 PM EDT
Hi Ann, Thanks very much :) I guess I'm a tad touched, but I just can't help it. When the lightning is flashing, I'm out taking photos. During the 30 years at my house the lightning always hits the mountains and leaves the houses down lower alone, so I feel pretty safe. I have ran back in the house a few times..
A.Lovely - Jan 21, 2008 05:19 PM EDT
Wow Alan you are daring! Great photograph. Great composition.
bubbalinn - Jan 21, 2008 10:09 AM EDT
Hi Tania, Carol, Commodore, Vincent, and Kevyboy.. I'm really sorry about the very late reply. Thank you all for your wonderful comments... I'm glad you enjoyed my photo a couple years ago LOL..
Guest - Aug 27, 2006 06:51 PM EDT
I think wow is an understatement.
Guest - Nov 30, 2005 01:28 AM EDT
Cool pic Alan, love it.
Guest - Nov 28, 2005 07:40 PM EDT
brilliant, wish i had backdrops like that one to capture lighting strikes, nice work.
Guest - Aug 17, 2005 11:44 AM EDT
Amazing how you captured this.Great picture. Carol
Guest - Aug 10, 2005 03:45 AM EDT
This would have to be my dream shot. be proud I would be, thank you for sharing it
Guest - Jul 24, 2005 04:06 PM EDT
Thanks Zoya and Dud!! Not a lot in timing. I think I was using a ten second exposure time and did luck out and get the lightning in that time. :)
Guest - Jul 22, 2005 10:30 AM EDT
This is great!! You had to time that one just right!!
Guest - Jul 22, 2005 10:15 AM EDT
Great photo. I hope to be able to catch one myself

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