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December 14, 2012
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Shutter Speed
6/1 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
May 24, 2011, 7:42:01 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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5mm

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The Storm Returns by SevenPhotoDFW The Storm Returns by SevenPhotoDFW
The Storm Returns

I was clearing out a memory card I hadn't used in ages, and on there I found a photo that about blew my socks off. I had forgotten that right at the end of shooting the (I would bet) once in a lifetime lightning storm we had last year, I had switched out cards. That last card never had its images pulled off. So I pulled the images down, and at first it was quite a bit of disappointment, and then I came upon this one.

I really don't remember shooting it, and don't even remember why I had switched cards, but dear god I am glad I went through this card before just formatting it xD

This photo took a bit more editing than the first lightning photo I submitted last year did, its levels were a bit off, and unlike the first one, it captured the people across the streets mars signaling light they have out front, as well as the lightning. Some clever cropping and levels, and we have a nice pure image once again. And for those who didn't see the first, the purple color is the natural color my camera picked up. I didn't use some kind of purple filter or change the colors of the photo to get that look. I did up the saturation a bit to emphasize it a bit, but that was it.

Enjoy :D


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Maleiva Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
is genial i love this efect.
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beckaj5446 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013   General Artist
I would love to see something like this. So amazing!
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SevenPhotoDFW Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
It was one of those nights I will not soon forget :)
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Shadowelve Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer

Hello :wave:

You have been featured in #SkyAndNatureClub's Best of December 2012-Feature!
Please consider giving a :+fav: to spread the word, so more people can see the feature.

Have a nice day :hug:
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maybe-paper-hearts Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student Photographer
really impressive work. You must have a good camera ;)
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SevenPhotoDFW Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahaha no just a heavily aged Canon Rebel XTi, she does the job but is nothing amazing.
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Frank-Beer Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012   Photographer
Thats great and looks really awesome :thumbsup:
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smallsofthamish Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
Wow says it all!! :-)
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SpiritVAC Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is very cute ! ;)
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hetorakelt Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
scary scary...but a beautiful picture
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