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Lightning Bolt

By phil_j  
A break from the Owls for today, for an image that I have been trying to get for ages, a lightning strike during an electrical storm.
Taken at 11pm on Friday 13th June over Swindon, really pleased wih the lightning, just a shame the foreground interest wasn't a little better, a block of flats isn't quite a historic landmark, but hey ho, thats for next time.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: General Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Sports and action

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rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
14 Jun 2014 11:24AM
Excellent Phil, great POV ( outside can be dangerous !! indeed)

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taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
14 Jun 2014 1:57PM
An amazing capture!
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
14 Jun 2014 3:05PM
A superb capture, Phil. Carol
Super image Phil,great timing.

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 6:01PM
You did it, that is the main thing

Love the Owl & 'pecker uploads

Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
14 Jun 2014 6:46PM
Fantastic storm last night Phil. This came our way too. I have lived in many parts of the world and I have never seen lightning like it. My neighbours house was hit and it burnt to the ground. Very frightening.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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