Lightning thunderstorm with cloud to ground lightning striking out on the plains of North Boulder County, Colorado. Mother Nature putting on a great show, this is better than fireworks any day.
Cloud-to-ground lightning bolts are very common, about 100 strike the Earth’s surface every single second—and their power is extraordinary. Each bolt can contain up to one billion volts of electricity. YIKES!
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Double trouble lightning strikes, two C2G or cloud to ground lightning bolts striking the city lights. These two bolts start high up in the clouds before making their way to the ground. looking North East of Longmont, Boulder County and Weld County, Colorado. Black and white sepia HDR processing on this version. 8-20-2011 – 11:00pm – ISO 250 – F5.6 – 15 Sec – 28mm. These two strikes happened at the same time. Buy Prints On-Line – Double Lightning Strikes in Sepia HDR Read the rest of this entry
USA America National Country flag background with massive colorful cloud to ground lightning bolts hitting the horizon of city lights. Love doing patriotic images! BIG fan of the Red, White and Blues! Hope you like!
Lightning Thunderstorm in NE Boulder County. Looking North from Union Lake, Longmont Colorado. Cloud-to-ground lightning bolts are a common phenomenon about 100 strike Earths surface every single second yet their power is extraordinary. Each bolt can contain up to one billion volts of electricity. Opposites attract so the negative charge at the bottom of the cloud seeks out a positive charge to connect with. Lightning strikes usually last around 1 or 2 microseconds. This must be why it is so much fun to photograph and look at. Lightning contains millions of volts of electricity. This is one 10 second exposure – ISO 400 – f10 – 28mm
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