Ever since I can remember using a camera I have wanted to capture a bolt of lightning. Well, tonight I captured my first lightning bolt on ‘film.’
There was a big ole cloud floating over the farm fields of Lancaster, producing no rain and seemingly moving away from Herrbrook farm. IT provided the perfect vantage point to set up and snap away sometime exposures. As elusive as this was, I got this shot while testing out exposure times. This was probably my 5th shot and halfway into my 1:15 exposure the cloud erupted. I sat there, barely able to wait for the shutter to close so I could see what the shot looked like.
Here it is what it looks like: