A life-time love of nature and living near the Shenandoah National Park has allowed me the freedom to pick and choose what I want to shoot. Having the freedom to do so without crowds allows me to wait for the image without interference. It doesn't get much better...
Derecho Lighning Bug
Uploaded by: retiredffwx
Friday June 29, 2012
Caption: Towards the end of the derecho, as it passed through my area of Virginia on June 29, the lightning bugs decided to brave the winds. In this 20-second exposure, the sky and is lit up by lightning, with the trail of the lightning bug in the lower left.
Model: Canon EOS 50D
Resolution Unit: Inch
Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Windows)
Artist: Larry Patterson
Copyright: Larry Patterson (Photographer) - (Editor)
Compression: JPEG compression
Exposure Time: 20 sec.
Exposure Program: Manual
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version
Shutter speed: -4.32 EV (APEX: 0, 19 sec.)
Aperture: 2.97 EV (f/2.8)
Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
MaxApertureValue: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.
Focal Length: 17.0 mm
Focal Plane x-Resolution: 5315.44
Focal Plane y-Resolution: 5306.53
Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch
Custom Rendered: Normal process
Exposure Mode: Manual exposure
White Balance: Auto white balance
Scene Capture Type: Standard