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Watching Natures Show Panorama

Watching Natures Show Panorama Art Print

 

Panorama view of a nice show of cloud to ground and cloud to cloud lightning strikes on the Colorado plains in this isolated thunderstorm cell east of Boulder County.   Love active storms like this, it was so beautiful with the stars above and there was a moon behind me and lightning hitting south of my location as well in another floating thunderstorm cell.  This is a three in a row images stack equal to a one and half minute exposure.

 

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Colorado fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography  and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

 

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Fracking Lightning Storm

Fracking Lightning Storm Art print

While driving around to catch this lightning thunderstorm I was looking for a good composition.  These oil and gas fracking hoods all lit up really caught my attention with lightning strikes in the distance.  This storm is heading further and further east.   Started at about 9:30 pm and went to about midnight.

 

Fracking Lightning Storm Art Print

 

Colorado fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography images by James Bo Insogna (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

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Airliner Lightning Strikes

Airliner Lightning Strikes Art Prints

This is a 30 second exposure, check out the jet airliner going across the image with the lightning striking right below as it is passing by. What A view they must have had of this lighting thunderstorm. This is an isolated thunderstorm cell with blue sky and stars above.  View looking east from NE Boulder County,  Colorado  The aircraft is heading into Denver International Airport. Here are my camera settings – ISO 500 – f6.3 – 30 sec – 53mm – Canon 7D

 

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Colorado fine art nature landscape lightning weather photography  images by James Bo Insogna (C) – All Rights Reserved.

 

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Budweiser Power Fine Art Print

Budweiser Power Fine Art Print

Budweiser Power – Massive Lightning Thunderstorm all over the Anheuser-Busch Budweiser Brewery north of Fort Collins.

Lightning fact:  Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) endeavored to test the theory that sparks shared some similarity with lightning by using a spire which was being erected in Philadelphia. While waiting for completion of the spire, he got the idea to use a flying object such as a kite.

During the next thunderstorm, which was in June 1752, it was reported that he raised a kite. He was accompanied by his son as an assistant. On his end of the string he attached a key, and he tied it to a post with a silk thread. As time passed, Franklin noticed the loose fibers on the string stretching out; he then brought his hand close to the key and a spark jumped the gap.

This is Two images layered equal to a 30 sec exposure, f11, 75mm, ISO  100, WB tungsen.

 

Budweiser Power Fine Art Print

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Colorado Fine art nature landscape weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

 

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Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lightning Thunderstorm Catch Time Lapse Video

 

 

Another blast from the past.  This is the time of year I love to go back over old lightning chase shoots and put time lapse slide shows together. Couple more months  and lightning storm season will be here.

This is the Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lightning Thunderstorm chase and catch, Fort Collins, Colorado.  Lightning thunderstorm short time lapse loop.

Another night of chasing lightning thunderstorms.  June 22nd, 2009. close to midnight.

Day in the life of a storm catcher, photographer Bo Insogna,  www.TheLightningMan.com   –

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Lightning Striking Longs Peak Foothills 4C Art Print

Lightning Striking Longs Peak Foothills 4

 

Lightning bolts, cloud to ground striking the front range foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains in north Boulder County.  A view of the Twin Peaks, Mount Meeker 13,911 ft. and Longs Peak 14,256 ft. in the distance.

This storm came in fast about 8:30 pm, one thing I have learned about Colorado Lightning storms in the springtime… they come in fast, leave the same way and do not last long.  For me as soon as I saw some flashed in the sky, out the door and landed where I could to get a composition view of Longs Peak. As I was set up shooting a farmer showed up to deliver 8 boxes of live bees, he told me hopefully it will all go well. Lucky for me it did.

The Lightning was all over in less than twenty minutes.  It moved north but died out.  Looking forward to the warmer weather when the lightning in the storm last a little longer.  There are 8 Lightning images in the series. This is number four. Here are my settings for this Lightning session. ISO 100 – 20sec – f5.6 – 28mm.

 

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This is a layered of 4  images equal to an 80 sec exposure. Hope you enjoy them.  Fine art Colorado nature landscape lightning photography prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints and stock images by By James Bo Insogna (C) 2012 – All Rights Reserved.

 

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Lightning Striking Longs Peak Foothills BW

Lightning Striking Longs Peak Foothills BW

 

Lightning bolts, cloud to ground striking the front range foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Boulder County.  A view of the Twin Peaks, Mount Meeker 13,911′ and Longs Peak 14,256′ in the distance.  This is the black and white version.

This storm came in fast about 8:30 pm, one thing I have learned about Colorado Lightning storms in the springtime… they come in fast and do not last long.  For me as soon as I saw some flashed in the sky, out the door and landed where I could to get a composition view of Longs Peak.  As I was set up shooting a farmer showed up to deliver 8 boxes of live bees, he told me hopefully it will all go well. Lucky for me it did.  The Lightning was all over in less than twenty minutes.

It moved north but died out.  Looking forward to the warmer weather when the lightning in the storm last a little longer.    Here are my settings for this Lightning session. ISO 100 – 20sec – f5.6 – 28mm.  Hope you enjoy.

 

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Colorado black and white fine art nature landscape weather photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by storm chaser  James Bo Insogna  aka “The Lightning Man” .com (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

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Thunderstorm on the Colorado Plains Panorama

Thunderstorm on the Colorado Plains Panorama

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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Thunderstorm on the Plains

Thunderstorm on the Boulder County Plains Panorama

Thunderstorm on the Boulder County Plains Panorama – Lightning thunderstorm with cloud to ground lightning striking out on the plains of North Boulder County, Colorado.  4 images stacked equal to 80 sec exposure. ISO 200 -20 sec – f5.6 – 33mm. Panorama crop.

 

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Lightning Striking By The Train Tracks

 

Lightning Striking By The Train Tracks

A late afternoon thunderstorms came rolling in fast and I was Lucky enough to catch this lightning bolt striking next to the railroad tracks.  Boulder County Colorado.

This is a day time shot without a lightning trigger.  Yes it can be done.  : ) ISO 400 – 1/400 sec – f3.5 – 28mm

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