This is only the 2nd time I’ve ever seen this, so was thrilled to capture this rarely seen event last night, just with my Canon PowerShot A480 point and shoot (as is shot) and a torch. Shot 2 of 2.

This is shot 1 of 2.

Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 2 years ago

    Amazing capture. Wow.

  • Thanks for enjoying this marvel of nature Bunny! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonalmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture, love the detail :o)x

  • Thank you Josie, glad you like it! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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  • Thank you so much for the honour of a Feature in your great group! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Kerrod Sulter
    Kerrod Sulteralmost 2 years ago

    Top shot Vanessa!!! Would be great to witness this…

  • Thanks so much Kerrod, it was really cool and I think I was about 11 when I last saw one hatch, over 30 years ago! lol :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • john  Lenagan
    john Lenaganalmost 2 years ago

    Vanessa – it is amazing when you catch them at this stage – I like the inside angle you have captured with great DOF – what blew me away with mine was the vivid colour from stage 1 – 3

  • Hi John, thanks for commenting, I’ll be looking around for more to watch and keep my eye out for catching the vivid colour stage! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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