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A million fingers

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Friday September 9, 2011

Chandler, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This lightning strike was so crazy...it just had a bazillion little tendrils or fingers splitting off...not always something you see.

Image Description: This lightning strike was a bit unusual because of the amazing amount of tendrils or fingers coming off the main bolts.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.4.1

Artist: Mike Olbinski

Copyright: Copyright © 2011 Mike Olbinski Photography (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 30 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: -4.91 EV (APEX: 0, 30 sec.)

Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 1.00 EV (f/1.4)

Subject Distance: 4294967295.0 m

Metering Mode: Partial

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 35.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 47

SubSecTimeDigitized: 47

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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18. Happysnappy
5:27 AM GMT on September 15, 2011
Awesome shot! "Bazillion" is very descriptive.
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17. ChandlerMike
3:28 PM GMT on September 14, 2011
Sadly, Phoenix doesn't get a lot of rain, but a lot of the other parts of the state do :)
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16. ajwilson
3:19 PM GMT on September 14, 2011
AMAAAAAAAZING! I sure wish we could get some rain down here... can you send some our way? J
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15. mcgino
12:44 PM GMT on September 14, 2011
Amazing lightning shot! That really is unusual, excellent capture.
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14. LadyWriter
12:04 PM GMT on September 14, 2011
Congratulations, Mike, on being included on World View this week! Nice series!
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13. ChrisAnthemum
1:31 PM GMT on September 13, 2011
Not only a fine AC series, but this one was chosen for inclusion in World View; congratulations, Mike!
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12. BEME
9:55 PM GMT on September 12, 2011
NOW MIKE!!! THESE ARE SOME TOP NOTCH PROFESSIONAL SHOTS HERE!!! STUNNING CAPTURE!!! You guys must have some kind of lightning 'sense' or what,,but it's just phenomonal how you get these envious shots!!! THANKS FOR SHARING!!!This dazzles the eyes as well as the mind!!!Congratulations on this Top Notch A/C SERIES!!!!!W O W!!!!!!!!
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11. MojaveDesertRat
3:22 PM GMT on September 12, 2011
That's totally awesome!!
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10. EnjoyingUtah
4:37 AM GMT on September 12, 2011
Great shot!!
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9. Rescued77
9:25 PM GMT on September 11, 2011
Totally amazing!!!
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8. laurie82472
7:34 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
Awesome Pic!!
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7. ChandlerMike
5:47 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
Thank you all!
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6. Wanda1948
5:29 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
Wow!
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5. docshovel39
5:25 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
BEAUTIFUL Mike ! 10+
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4. idzrvit
4:55 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
Now you're just showing off!LOL Absolutely beautiful! THIS is a lightning strike!
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3. JenDen
4:18 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
Fantastic!
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2. observing
4:01 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
HOLA!
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1. emixam101
3:57 PM GMT on September 10, 2011
DANG !!! that's what we call ramifications lol
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About ChandlerMike

ChandlerMike

Just a weather nut living in Phoenix, Arizona. Love to take pictures of everything from weather, clouds and lightning, to my daughter, friends and anything else that strikes me as cool.I maintain a modest little blog at MikeOlbinski.com where I post photos of things related to weather and a variety of other stuff.If you are interested in prints or to see my entire gallery, please visit my Photoshelter site!

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