Bright Bolts from the Blue (lightning thunderstorm clouds sky nighttime ). Photo by mcgino

Bright Bolts from the Blue

Uploaded by: mcgino

Monday August 5, 2013

Polvadera, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This is a composite of four images. Unfortunately the lightning was brighter than I expected so I wasn't stopped down enough to get crisp, clean bolts; these are kind of pudgy :-) Next time I will have two cameras shooting with different settings so I can hopefully do a better job of capturing both the bright bolts and dim ones.


About mcgino


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 photo galleries at or Thanks for looking! Colleen

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