A strike in Tucson (lightning thunderstorm clouds rain city+skyline desert sky ). Photo by ChandlerMike
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A strike in Tucson

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Monday July 16, 2012

Tucson, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: From last night's severe warned thunderstorm in south Tucson!

Image Description: A lightning bolt lands in the middle of the city of Tucson during the summer monsoons.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Windows)

Artist: Mike Olbinski

Copyright: Copyright © 2012 Mike Olbinski Photography (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 20 sec.

FNumber: f/10.0

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Shutter speed: -4.32 EV (APEX: 0, 19 sec.)

Aperture: 6.64 EV (f/10.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 39.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 39

SubSecTimeDigitized: 39

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

July 16, 2012 Photo Series

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24. WigglesMom
8:23 PM GMT on July 31, 2012
Rather than "a bolt out of the blue," this is a bolt OF blue! Very, very nice!
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23. EnjoyingUtah
11:44 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Well done, congratulations!
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22. phoebe
6:34 PM GMT on July 21, 2012
Beyond extraordinary.
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21. Pirate2240
12:24 AM GMT on July 20, 2012
Mike,

Did you have to do anything different to capture this shot, like set the shutter speed? This is a dream shot for me and I hope to capture one someday!

Love and Hugs ~ Kat
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20. kippic
2:57 AM GMT on July 18, 2012
Wow, super capture.
Congratulations on the AC.
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19. catilac
12:39 AM GMT on July 18, 2012
AWESOME! Congrats Mike!
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18. cyril8
10:56 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Another excellent shot by you, Mike...love your outstanding weather pics!
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17. Wanda1948
10:21 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Wow! Fantastic capture of lightning! Congratulations!
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16. llpj04
8:40 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
A DREAM of a lighting shot! Another beauty for your collection!
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15. BarnDweller
8:38 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Beautiful photo...
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14. hoecat
8:31 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
WOW !!! This is amazing !!!!
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13. emixam101
8:26 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
AMAZING SHOT!
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12. Strumminmysixstring
8:25 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
That's a striking photo... Nice shot
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11. SVLover
8:14 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Amazing shot, Mike! Congratulations.
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10. Kajzar
8:03 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
WOW! Incredible shot!! Congratulations!
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9. myvalleylil
7:46 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Fqbulous cqpture; Mike ! A gorgeous AC and a favorite for me ! Congrats....
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8. newenglandlight
6:28 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Fantastic shot with awesome clarity! Congrats!
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7. Bluesmaster
6:01 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Fantastic, AC congrats!
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6. travelingrose
4:53 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Totally awesome! Congratulations!
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5. Madermade
4:46 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Incredible! Congratulations!
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4. CythiaSue
4:02 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
hey hey, nice one!
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3. MojaveDesertRat
3:56 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
WOW!! Awesome capture Mike!
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2. teach50
3:53 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
Wow Wow Wow is all I can say.
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1. observing
3:43 PM GMT on July 17, 2012
WOW!
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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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