Strong Thunderstorm with great Lightning over Lake Murten

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

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For Next Generation Digital Cameras, nice to have:

  1. Easier to use
  2. Robust case
  3. Viewfinder as with analog cameras
  4. Time and aperture manually configurable with tactile feedback
  5. Independent from battery (Energy Harvesting)

© 2012 by René Merz / CH-3280-Murten

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Comments (1539)

IsabellaJ on September 22, 2012

LIKE 305 Beautifully captured :))

Photo-GR on September 22, 2012



Merz_René on September 22, 2012


Hello Isabella, 1000 thanks for your pleasant Like-305 and the compliment.

Best greetings, René

Alexia73 on September 22, 2012

Asombrosa!!!! LIKE and FAV Saludos desde Argentina. Ale.

Merz_René on September 22, 2012


Hallo Photo-GR, warm thanks for your compliment and the pleasant Like-306 + YS-150.

Best greetings, René

Merz_René on September 22, 2012


Hello Alexia, warm thanks for your kind words and the Like-307 + YS-151.

Best greetings, René

Radu B_KeepPanoramio on September 22, 2012

Amazing catch ! Lightening is always an impressive phenomenon !


Best regards , Radu .

Merz_René on September 23, 2012

radu bulubasa

Hello Radu, warm thanks 4 your kind words and the Like-308.

Kind regards, René

Patricia Santini on September 23, 2012

Hello René, great photo and achievement, I love thunderstorms!!

Best regards from Santiago of Chile


Merz_René on September 23, 2012

Patricia Santini

Hallo Patricia, thank you so much for your compliments and the Like-309.

Kind regards, René

Oleg Ostrogliad on September 24, 2012

Super! Excellent shot! Like!

Yuriy Rudyy on September 24, 2012

Amazing shot! LIKE! Kind regards, Yuriy

Merz_René on September 24, 2012

Ostrogliad Oleg

Hello Oleg, thank you so much 4 your visit and the kind words! Best greetings, René

Merz_René on September 24, 2012

Yuriy Rudyy

Hello Yuriy, 1000 thanks for your praise and the visit (lost Like?).

Best greetings, René

bucefal on September 24, 2012

Fantastic... I've no more words... YSL

Warm wishes, Roman.

Merz_René on September 25, 2012


Hello Roman, warm thanks for your compliments and the Like-310 + YS-152.

Kind regards, René

Mark Kreuz on September 26, 2012

Wow! Sehr gutes Bild!

Cipri Pop on September 26, 2012

Super like

All the best . Cipri

Merz_René on September 26, 2012


Hallo Mark, herzlichen Dank für Dein Lob und das geschätzte Like-311.

Gruss, René

Landry Lachèvre on September 26, 2012

Belle !



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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 5, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Merz_René
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-LX5
    • Taken on 2012/08/05 21:29:26
    • Exposure: 8.000s
    • Focal Length: 5.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash