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Thunderstruck

Uploaded by: ChandlerMike

Thursday August 30, 2012

Dateland, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: A crazy, too close for comfort lightning strike from last night! Cropped to the left side of the frame, but this is still 17mm focal length on a full frame Canon! :)

Image Description: A strike that was a little too close for comfort explodes south of Interstate 8 northeast of Dateland.

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 (Macintosh)

Artist: Mike Olbinski

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

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 30 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 125

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: 4.00 EV (f/4.0)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 17.0 mm

SubSecTimeOriginal: 82

SubSecTimeDigitized: 82

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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1. WigglesMom
6:56 PM GMT on August 31, 2012
Mike, I can hear the "bacon frying" sizzle-sound, smell the sulphur and feel the hair standing up on the back of my neck, and I'm just looking at the photo!!! You were scary-too-close, and yes, it's a great photo, but please don't let one of these be your last!
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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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