That is a pretty cool photo, but cant help to refer back to a horror movie, "Poltergeist 3", at the end of the film when the lightning hits the antennas!
Hehe. Regardelss. Fantastic cool photo!
Thank you much Rafael. Whishing you photographic opurtunities like this whereever you may be :D Take care, Volkan
Thanks to all those who made this picture pass 10000 views. (11765@5/7/08)
Wow. What a photo. Where where you when this photo was shot?
Hi Conan787, thank you. I was struggling between taking this picture and protecting the camera from the storm at the indicated location near Planetarium. Actually, in the lower left quadrant of the picture you can see the distortion caused by drop on the lens. Nevertheless, I am glad that I took the risk for this shot :) Cheers from Chicago, Volkan
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Thank you very much Daniel, I am glad you liked it. Best wishes to Poland from Chicago, Volkan
Dear all the people who has seen the light on this picture and perhaps found it inspiring enough to share it with others or shared their thoughts with me, I thank you much for valuing. Because of you, it now has reached to be my fist picture exceeding 20000 views (20612@9/14/08). Therefore I wish to everybody that; may such "power always be with you" :) Best wishes to the part of the universe that this photo was brought to life. Volkan
Wow, no wonder it has more than 2000 views. That's not something most of us would ever get to see without a skilled photographer to catch the moment for us.
Many thanks for being there and being brave enough to take the photo. Personally, I would have been under the bed!!
Kind regards, Sue
Thank you much Sue, it is very exciting to have a photo seen more than "20 thousand" times ;) Yes, that night there was severe storm warning around Chicago and I always take it as good news for me for the obvious reason :D Best regards, Volkan
YESSS Volkan also a beauty! Great with that sky-line of Chicago.
Thanks much Frank, in spite of the rain washing me down, I was glad to be able to take this shot from far (unlike in yours) :) Best wishes, Volkan
THIS IS A AWESOME PICTURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Very very High voltage :S
Volkan bey Kutlarim Mükemmel Fotograf.
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Amira Da Bomb22, Thank you very much for your kind message. Best wishes, Volkan
Suheyl Ustadim, ben de sizi tebrik ederim, Izmir'den inanilmaz bir yildirim goruntusu yakalamissiniz. Fotograflariniza lightning etiketini eklemenizi oneririm. Chicago'dan sevgi ve selamlar, Volkan
Who is that A-BOMB? Volkan with its s... page? Look what it writes to mee
(I never have set the time and dat on my camera so...)
Cheers - angry-Frank (not on you)
Dear Frank, I don't know, may be your great shot is beyond comprehension for some folks. Best wishes, Volkan
Just Stunning. How did you capture it? Sears Tower sure attracts lightnings - it's so high...
Dear Gonzo13, commonly used technique is to take sequences of long exposure photos during the storm with a hope that sooner or later one of the exposure would capture impressive lightning. What makes this photo remarkable to me is, I was doing the multiple exposures during the rain with no umbrella or shelter.
Thanks for your message and thanks to all for making this photo been seen 30008 times so far. It perhaps is on its way to become one of the historic photos ever captured in Chicago :) And big thanks to my Dear friend Dianne for informing me about this storm which made me get determined for taking a photo like this from it.
Best wishes, Volkan
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