Strike!

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ISO: 200
f/stop: 5.6
Exposure: 10 seconds
Focus: 34mm

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Taken outside Guymon Oklahoma on May 31'st, this was the third and last image I have of this lightning storm striking the ground. It was an incredible experience being able to watch such a fierce previously tornadic storm such as this, without being rained or hailed on whatsoever.

…and it was indeed dumping large golfball sized hail when I shot this.

© Matt Granz Photography, 2010, all Rights Reserved

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  1. GENO :-) 20 months ago | reply

    Incredible shot !!.................. ≈≈≈ Mother Nature has created this beauty! ≈≈≈
    ♥♥♥♥ You have captured it with the heart! ♥♥♥♥

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  2. Paola Morosin 20 months ago | reply

    A most sublime image, an image that
    will remain in our minds forever !
    Seen at Richard's group :
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  3. guillephil 20 months ago | reply

    Spectacular !

  4. miningcamper 19 months ago | reply

    So many fantastic sky images in one place!

  5. Matt Granz Photography 19 months ago | reply

    Thank you. I have an infinite fascination for the sky.

  6. Jessica Kirste 17 months ago | reply

    Awesome shot and thanks for posting to the group! :)

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  7. Robert Horne Wildlife Photography 17 months ago | reply

    Very dramatic - well photographed

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  9. alanmoore3 9 months ago | reply

    the person infringing your copyright is Jason Batley you can contact him at jasonbatley.com

  10. mikeSF_ 9 months ago | reply

    I came here after reading about the thief, Jason Batley, who mangled your image. Yours is so incredibly awesome!!

  11. Richard Amor Allan 9 months ago | reply

    Stunning image, well done!

  12. Zerudaa 8 months ago | reply

    Absolutely stunning!! *_*

  13. EilaKaarina. Visit my over 900 galleries, please! 4 months ago | reply

    Thank you for this fantastic picture to my gallery!
    Greetings from Finland

  14. Chris~Tian 2 months ago | reply

    Absolutely amazing!

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