Lightning at Dusk

Spectacular electrical storms often spawn near the Louisiana coast. Lightning strikes the ground, above the clouds, and travels great distances through the clouds. I captured this photo with CHDK and a motion detection script (see this post for more details).

  • Marko 5y

    This is sooo perfect! I have just installe the beta CHDK for my SX20 and have to try the motion detection script. Have to find a detailed tutorial or something!
    Well done once again!!!

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  • Andrea Centurelli 5y

    excellent shot!
  • Ron Hopkins 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Jared Phanco 5y

    Almost looks unreal :O amazing!
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  • Shoeven 5y

    freaking amazing
  • el97 5y

    WoW!!!great,10 out of 10 from me.
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  • Bahman Farzad 5y

    great work....
  • melcir.meri 5y

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  • LVnative 4y

    This is one of the better captures of lightning i have seen. Excellent and amazing.
  • Vinícius Carneiro 4y


    do u have raw file?
  • Michael Nieuwlicht 4y

    amazing nice paradise capture.............................!
  • Fabrizio 4y

    Spectacular shot!
    I'm trying to learn how setting chdk to taking this wonderful photos,thanks for your suggestions!
  • Impatience_1 4y

    A spectacular image...
  • mlhradio 3y

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  • Claudia Pozzan 3y

    Really nice!
  • Sam 2y

    Great shot
  • jk1668 2y

    You and chdk are amazing
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Taken on June 21, 2008
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