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Matt Green
29-11-07, 19:44
Here's a question I've always wanted to ask, so here seems about the best place to start!

How do people go about photographing lightning storms during the night?

Is this possible without any specialist (ie expensive) equipment, is it a case of setting up long exposure times and hoping for the best or what?

Matt

Canis Vulpes
29-11-07, 19:51
Great question Matt,

We covered photographing lightning some time ago, one of our members produced an excellent tutorial -> http://www.worldphotographyforum.com/showthread.php?t=763&highlight=sparky

Hope this helps

Matt Green
29-11-07, 22:12
Great question Matt,

We covered photographing lightning some time ago, one of our members produced an excellent tutorial -> http://www.worldphotographyforum.com/showthread.php?t=763&highlight=sparky

Hope this helps

Thanks for that link, Canis Vulpes!

Exactly what I wanted to know...

Matt

sassan
30-11-07, 00:18
Thanks Foxy for the ref.

I haven't seen that before and enjoyed it very much.
Now all I am missing to take picture of thunders, apart from lack of thunder itself, is that taller person needed next to me. Is it fine to ask my wife (Shorter than me) to wear very high heels or its better to call on a tall friend?!:rolleyes: