This images are breath-taking. Lightning storms are so amazing in the Lowveld. But these pictures are just unbelievable. GREAT JOB! 🙂
Have you ever wanted to know how to capture stunning images of lightning? Contrary to what you may think, the process is relatively simple provided that you have the correct equipment, a promising location and, of course, a very big electric storm. I took the below set of images a few nights ago as the first electric storm of the summer rolled across the central regions of Londolozi, creating a spectacular contrast of lightning bolts and sheet lightning. I have included a short explanation beneath some of the images which, together, should give you a fairly good indication of how to get these types of shots…
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An intervalometer is a device which counts time intervals and triggers the shutter on your camera. Most intervalometers will also have a shutter function which allows you to keep the shutter open for as long as you want, provided you have the camera set to Bulb. For the above shots, I used the shutter function to keep the shutter open until a burst of lightning had broken across the sky upon which I would release it.