Over the Hills (lightning thunderstorm clouds rain sky trees ). Photo by Hurricane765
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Over the Hills

Uploaded by: Hurricane765

Thursday September 6, 2012

Oneonta, NY (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: A slow moving, severe-warned storm just missed me to the east as it crawled to the south. In hopes of a stray bolt facing the backside of the storm, I hand-held my camera, zoomed in and recorded. Only 18 seconds into the video, this struck

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5. Hurricane765
7:05 PM GMT on September 10, 2012
Thank you for all the comments. I really did happen to be in the right place at the right time to capture this. It has not been cropped at all; I managed to get it centered like this =)
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4. Crucescruiser
3:17 PM GMT on September 10, 2012
Nasty looking bolt, but a wonderful capture.

I've tried filming lightning and it's hard. First of all, the lens must be pointed at where you think lightning will happen. That's not easy.

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3. mactoot
9:44 AM GMT on September 10, 2012
Yikes!! That is one powerful bolt! Good job!
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2. hollidayman
7:22 PM GMT on September 09, 2012
Excelent.

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1. jerseyshoretoo
6:38 PM GMT on September 09, 2012
Excellent lightning capture!
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UPDATED 7/5/13: Hello fellow photography lovers from all four corners of the globe! I am a 23 year old weather and nature photographer and just recently graduated from The State University at Oneonta with a Bachelors Degree in Meteorology. I have now been shooting for five straight years and have made outstanding progress in my art through various techniques, strategies, perspectives, and learning about photography as a whole. I was a photographer for the college at Oneonta in my last semester as a way of attracting prospective students but that ended upon my graduation. Also, I am planning my third local exhibition This sums me up in a nutshell so please, if you have of ~30 of my photos (though still no buyers haha). This is just a brief summary so please, if you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or anything else, feel free to message me and I will get back to you as soon as I can. Until then, keep shooting & Keep An Eye to the Sky Enjoy my photos? I have created a Facebook Page specifically for my photography called "Keep An Eye to the Sky". All of my pictures will be there, minus the GIFs unfortunately. Please feel free to become a fan and browse through my many photos from sunsets to birds to even lightning. Here is a direct AND revised link:"http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brentwood-NY/Keep- An-Eye-to-the-Sky/86982928692?ref=nf" - Hurricane Create your own visitor map!

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