The Power of the Mountains (lightning thunderstorm ). Photo by weatherphotographs
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The Power of the Mountains

Uploaded by: weatherphotographs

Sunday August 12, 2012

Alpine, CA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Monsoonal moisture tracks up from Mexico through the mountains east of San Diego and that lift + heat and humidity gives us sights like this CG strike. A welcome relief since this storm dropped the temperature 34 degrees in 15 mins.

Image Width: 2144

Image Length: 1424

Bits per Sample: 8, 8, 8

Photometric Interpretation: 32803


Model: NIKON D90

Orientation: top - left

Samples per Pixel: 3

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/100 sec.

FNumber: f/22.0

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Shutter speed: 6.64 EV (APEX: 9, 1/99 sec.)

Aperture: 8.92 EV (f/22.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.60 EV (f/3.5)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 10

Flash: Flash did not fire.

Focal Length: 21.0 mm

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Color Space: Uncalibrated

PixelXDimension: 2144

PixelYDimension: 1424

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Manual white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 31

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Normal

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

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5. Greetings
1:33 PM GMT on August 14, 2012
Beautiful shot, well done !
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4. Railheel
8:37 PM GMT on August 13, 2012
Great weather shot, congrats.
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3. catilac
8:15 PM GMT on August 13, 2012
Great capture! Congratulations!
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2. Talkingrock
6:33 PM GMT on August 13, 2012
Beautiful shot - 10++
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Member Since: October 28, 2010 Comments: 3291
1. Crucescruiser
5:27 PM GMT on August 13, 2012
Awesome shot. A temp drop of 35 degrees in 15 minutes is a lot.
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Member Since: October 21, 2010 Comments: 744

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