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Geelong Lightning - "Three Strikes, Your Out" by Peter Redmond
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Three bolts of lightning hitting the ground near Geelong.
Taken from the Geelong waterfront looking West towards the Promenade and Cunningham Pier.
It has been pointed out to me, you can see a hand in the cloud formation pointing towards the far right lightning bolt!

This photo has been favorited 120 times with 220 comments, I have had 32 sales, It has been viewed an amazing 15000 times, thank you so much to those that have done so, I really appreciate it

Canon 1DsMKIII
f.9
ISO 640
24 – 105mmL @ 24mm
15 second exposure

Slightly cropped in PS4, to remove some workers huts on the bottom of the photo.

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Comments

  • Cathy Middleton
    Cathy Middletonover 4 years ago

    Geez, that deserves a WOW!!!

  • You should have been out in it… I was saying more that wow on the odd occassion… when they were getting close!

    – Peter Redmond

  • sunnykalsi
    sunnykalsiover 4 years ago

    Simply stunning……..

  • Thank you.. all I did was take the photo, nature did the rest :-)

    – Peter Redmond

  • D Byrne
    D Byrneover 4 years ago

    Excellent work, nice one.

  • Thanks Drec, appreciate your comment.

    – Peter Redmond

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiover 4 years ago

    I second that Cathy…..WOW! awesome shot Peter, you certainly captured some wild storm activity!!

  • Thanks John, it was wild!

    – Peter Redmond

  • bazfeldman
    bazfeldmanover 4 years ago

    Such an incredible and powerful image Peter. Well done.

  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Williamsover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot Peter!

  • Thanks Lisa, I got very lucky with this one! :-)

    – Peter Redmond

  • annibels
    annibelsover 4 years ago

    Spectacular Peter – well timed. I especially love your composition – the way the pier draws you into the picture, the mauve tones and lighting on the horizon are great contrasts too. I don’t think you were lucky! This looks like a well thought out shot to me!

  • I did a few back flips when I see this on the back of the camera, it was luck though, for every good one I got, I missed some absolute beauties!

    Thanks :-)

    – Peter Redmond

  • doug hunwick
    doug hunwickover 4 years ago

    excellent; drama ,impact & composition great

  • doug hunwick
    doug hunwickover 4 years ago

    note the finger on the hand of cloud pointing to the bolts

  • OMG… you are right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    – Peter Redmond

  • Jeff Palm Photography
    Jeff Palm Phot...over 4 years ago

    Stunning!! WOW is right!

  • Thank you Jeff.

    – Peter Redmond

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