Storm over Council Bluffs

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Blake of the Bluffs on June 9, 2008

This storm on June 9 was putting on an amazing electrical show. Lots of cloud to cloud lightning arcing across the sky...and the sunsetting behind the clouds was an added bonus.

Daniel Dunlap on June 12, 2008

I was at work when this strom rolled over. I almost felt sick to my stomach at the fact I didn't have my camera. The sunset was absolutely amazing from my vantage point. Excellent capture Blake.


Blake of the Bluffs on June 13, 2008

Thanks, Daniel. I was trying to capture some of the lightning strikes, but it was still a little too light out to leave the shutter open for too long. But an interesting thing happened when I did take a shot during a lighting strike - the lighting was too fast even for a 1/4" shutter speed, but little white dots appeared in the shots. And they weren't bugs because they don't show up in any of the other shots, only the ones taken during a lighting strike...weird.

Pierre Durand on December 9, 2011

Good shot !!!!LK

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 9, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Blake of the Bluffs
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-410
    • Taken on 2008/06/09 21:04:59
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired