Cloud To Ground Lightning Bolt Against Setting Sun
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For many years I attempted unsuccessfully to photograph evening thunderstorm lightning against the sunset. It was difficult to find a storm that didn't obscure the sun and when I did the lighting conditions were so extreme I wasn't able to hold all the values sufficiently to make a well crafted photograph. Making an image like this was technically difficult and I regarded it as the Holy Grail of lightning photography. Thus the title of this image. Order print above and watch movie below.