Derecho Lighning Bug (lightning natural+disasters thunderstorm Summer from+the+sky insects sky trees nighttime ). Photo by retiredffwx
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Derecho Lighning Bug

Uploaded by: retiredffwx

Friday June 29, 2012

Madison, VA (Current Weather Conditions)

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.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 50D

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

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.

FNumber: f/2.8

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

SubSecTimeOriginal: 15

SubSecTimeDigitized: 15

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

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About retiredffwx

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...

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