Old San Miguel Mission (lightning thunderstorm architecture nighttime ). Photo by mcgino
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Old San Miguel Mission

Uploaded by: mcgino

Wednesday July 10, 2013

Socorro, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: We've had much needed storms all week, which has made for some nice photo ops!

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24. Danube
11:00 PM GMT on July 25, 2013
This photo is a favourite of mine.
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23. gilg72
2:01 PM GMT on July 18, 2013
Beautiful photo Colleen. Congratulations on this AC!
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22. Railheel
9:44 PM GMT on July 17, 2013
What a wonderful shot, congrats on the AC.
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21. RenoSoHill
9:35 PM GMT on July 17, 2013
Fantastic Colleen - Congratulations
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20. katy99780
7:10 PM GMT on July 17, 2013
Beautifully done, Collen, you are a true photo-artist!
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19. KisMokus
7:31 PM GMT on July 16, 2013
Notice how a wide angle lens caused the church building to lean, and the wall on the right to lean slightly, while the cross at dead center is upright.
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18. nanapoo
1:09 AM GMT on July 15, 2013
Fantastic capture! AC Congrats!
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17. NDaisy
4:45 AM GMT on July 13, 2013
Nicely captured, seeing this picture brings a really neat song by Jeff Larson to mind, his lyrics vividly painted a picture of this historical sight for sure. Here is the video of his song along with pictures. Thanks for sharing this with us, Congrats on your AC!
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16. Biskitten
8:56 PM GMT on July 12, 2013
Fantastic capture - AC congrats, Colleen!
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15. gatorgal
3:30 AM GMT on July 12, 2013
Wow!!!
This bears repeating .....
W O W !!!!!
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14. Jibaro
3:06 AM GMT on July 12, 2013
Awesome shot, I need to get out during this summers thunderstorms in the Desert... 10 from me...
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13. docshovel39
2:22 AM GMT on July 12, 2013
TERRIFIC capture ! 10+
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12. Bluesmaster
12:06 AM GMT on July 12, 2013
Lovely shot, AC congrats!
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11. Crucescruiser
8:45 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Very striking.

Seriously, absolutely amazing.
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10. tomekandjola
6:32 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Beautiful, great AC!
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9. cyril8
5:57 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Wonderful night and weather shot! Congratulations, Colleen!
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8. newenglandlight
4:37 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Very beautiful shot! Congrats!
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7. mcgino
4:17 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Thanks for the kind comments! For more information on the image, I was shooting between 11pm - 12am; this particular image was taken at 11:57 PM. While I do have a lightning trigger that allows me to capture lightning strikes, for this photo shoot I just shot continuous 20 second exposures at about f/8 ISO400 because the lightning strikes were so frequent.
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6. lorik
3:23 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Congratulations on your new AC!!!!!
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5. got2dogs
2:57 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
WOW! Great capture! congrats on the AC!
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4. Doesiedoats
2:40 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Gorgeous capture!

Congratulations on your new AC.
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3. CythiaSue
2:27 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Beautiful photo!
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2. BettyFrance
1:56 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
ps  How did you get the lightning to strike at just the right nano second?  OR how many pix did you have to take to get it?  
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1. BettyFrance
1:55 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Beautiful lighting.  However did you do that?  Oh, sunset ... plus a storm in the background?  Interesting combination.  
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As a former astronomer I am an avid sky watcher. I have lived in New Mexico for a dozen years and am constantly amazed by the beautiful skies. My favorite subjects to photograph are the skies of course, cats (I rescue strays), and robots (I have a HUGE collection). If you would like to see more photographs of any of the above be sure to visit my websites at www.mcgino.com or www.inlightfulimages.com Thanks for looking! Colleen

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