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Will of the Gods

By sitan1    
During the recent thunder storms we just had at our little town of Eastbourne.
I was just going to bed when the lightning started so I grabbed a camera a lens and cable release and rushed to the seafront.
First of all the rain was unforgiving and soaked my Nikon D750 and Tamron 15-30 but thanks to weather sealing and being built like mini tanks, once the rain stopped I carried on shooting like nothing had happened.
I only had one issue and that was my cable release wasn't working so I had to keep pressing the shutter button and self timer mode which wasn't ideal as this made me miss quite a few epic strikes.

Tags: Clouds Lightning Eastbourne East sussex Thunderstorm Landscape and travel Eastbourne pier Thunderbolt Eastbourne beach Extreme Weather

Voters: AlfieK, Jasper87, Petr and 59 more

Comments


RLF Plus
9 18 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2019 10:30PM
But you did manage this stunning scene
Brilliant Tongue
UA soon
Rob

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pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2019 11:18PM
Against all odds, you got a great picture of the lightning.
BobinAus Plus
4 2 10 Australia
22 Jun 2019 8:11AM
Wow, a dramatic shot, produced against the odds considering the limited control afforded by the self timer.
22 Jun 2019 8:49AM
Electricity is really just organized lightning
~ George Carlin
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2019 9:38AM
Amazing!
derekp Plus
8 1 5 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2019 4:23PM
Excellent, electrifying!
22 Jun 2019 7:00PM
An amazing capture .. 16x9 crop would be even better Grin
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2019 1:00AM
Well timed... Spectacular shot...
Isabel GrinGrin
barrywebb 13 44 7 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2019 10:04PM
A fantastic capture and a perfect strike!
Barry
sitan1 11 1.2k United Kingdom
25 Jun 2019 12:08PM
WoW thank you everyone for the amazing comments and awards, it makes getting soaked even more worthwhile Grin

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