I want to get a picture of lightning. I'm never in the right place at the right time with my camera. There are very few thunderstorms in Wyoming. To capture the color purple is a millisecond rare twinkling of an eye photo.
June 2010 Shooting on assignment from the John Hancock Center, the Chicago Tribune photographer Chris Sweda captured lightning bolts hitting the Sears Tower and the Trump Tower at precisely the same moment. Photograph: Chicago Tribune photo by Chris Sweda
Storm Chasing Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic With a camera he calls the Kahuna in tow, storm chaser Tim Samaras is on the hunt for an elusive shot of a lightning strike the moment it is born.
"Lightning on the Columbia River" During a thunder storm a long exposure may be used to capture the moment of a lightning strike, such as this awesome shot of an electrical storm over the Columbia River at Astoria in Oregon. By Phatman
In this 30 second long exposure photograph by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez, we see multiple lightning strikes just outside the city limits of Hermosillo, located in the northwestern state of Sonora, Mexico.