PESO x3: Thunderstorm

Mark C pdml-mark at charter.net
Thu Sep 6 19:55:31 EDT 2012


Great captures! Lighting is not easy - you did well here.

Mark

On 9/4/2012 3:12 AM, David Mann wrote:
> We rarely get thunderstorms here but when I noticed clouds moving in from the northeast with more clouds moving in from the southwest at the same time, I knew we were in for a bit of a show.
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> I stood out at the footpath watching the fireworks and eventually thought I should try to take a few pics...
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> http://www.multi.net.nz/thunderstorm/
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> K10D, 16-45mm (at 16mm).
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> I didn't get very long before my battery started to run low but I'd had enough by then and the storm was heading north.  I ended up shooting at f/22 for 15 seconds.  The wait during the dark-frame subtraction was agonising, especially the times when I just missed spectacular flashes.
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> It would have been spectacular to view from the hills.
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> Cheers,
> Dave
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