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    taken about an hour ago, so that makes around 4:30 am. we had a beautiful lighting storm pass over us. woke me up. after watching some of the Musashi trilogy, a personal fav - Japanese cinematography is genius - i geared up and drove down to Masonboro Sound, an narrow coastal barrier island stretch a mile or so down the road. the lightning was popping. at the time of this shot, the lightning cell was about 2 miles offshore according to the radar. so this is a pretty good sized strike.

    knock on wood (and i am entirely superstitious about expecting good fortune) today is shaping up to be an interesting one. I'm gonna make a pot of coffee and some breakfast for my family, then head out to a wooden boat show down on the river. afterwards the Moscow State Circus is in town and im gonna go shoot that. We are all going to meet back up at 6 for dinner at a north african restaurant and a drink or two at a lounge if we arent too sated.

    should be a good shooting day. hope you all have a fantastic weekend :)

    ohh - want to se some great lightning shots? youve got to check out ocellnuri's lightining captures from this week. they are stunning. my favorite is this one. the lighting looks like it is charging the building in the foreground. great shot brother man!

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    1. pixel_junkie 106 months ago | reply

      gorgeous...indeed

    2. Miss Makita Drill 105 months ago | reply

      Your comments here made me rent the Musashi films, which i had not seen before, though i am a great Mifune fan. ThANKS SO MUCH FOR THE PHOTO AND FOR THE RECOMMENDATION. What great cinematagraphy and what great film making. And yes...what a great photo. Good job.

    3. CharlieBrown8989 101 months ago | reply

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    4. mimbrava 100 months ago | reply

      It was virtually impossible for me to choose which photograph among your truly outstanding ouevre to invite to imapix's new pool, "Worth a Million Words"PIX, but this symbolizes the electrifying nature of your photography, so I hope you join the pool and post this great shot in it:

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    5. brentdanley 95 months ago | reply

      Spectacular. Brilliant color. Awesome capture.

    6. Detailswe4sake*Photography 94 months ago | reply

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    7. CaptPiper 94 months ago | reply

      Amazing capture!

    8. model rebel ♪ 89 months ago | reply

      Sexy Lightning!! :D

    9. almassengale 85 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Kakalak, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group. Its a fairly new group of NC and SC photos. Yours would be an amazing addition.

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    10. geodou 83 months ago | reply

      Almost unreal, very very nice catch!

    11. 5348 Franco 79 months ago | reply

      Congratulations to the beautiful photos of lightning . Greetings, Franco

    12. GaGirl23 [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      so beautiful!

    13. oldoinyo 73 months ago | reply

      Spectacular CG/CA stroke. I have rarely seen one this tortuous.

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    15. Matteo Foiadelli 56 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot!!

    16. Donald Lee Pardue 34 months ago | reply

      Totally outstanding.

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