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Silent storm

October 24th, 2012

From my flat in Barcelona I noticed some flashes outside. After investigating I realised there was a giant storm over the Mediterranean. It was far enough away to be completely silent. A perfect photo opportunity.

The photo was saturated yellow because of the light pollution from the street lights below so I changed the temperature to what it really looked like.


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Comments from the Community

Posted By: m1410
about 9 years, 1 month ago
I have just noticed the plane with blinking strobes in the top right making a sharp turn away from the storm... A fantastic detail!
Posted By: DjRag$
about 9 years, 1 month ago
Can I ask what the exposure settings were for the photo? Seems just about right for getting the lightning.
Posted By: Blake123
about 9 years, 1 month ago
DjRag$, I don't have it in front of me now but from memory it was a 45 second exposure. I was just very lucky for there to be so much lightning during that time!

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