15 Stunning Lightning Photographs

Lightning is beautiful but dangerous; it is one of the greatest forces of nature that keep us spell bounded. It is a mystifying and breathtaking sight to observer but difficult and tenuous to photograph. To capture lightning within a photographer however is not a piece of cake for everyone. Photography needs not only sharpen their skills but be extremely patient and focused to capture that right moment. In below gallery, we prepare 15 Stunning Lightning Photographs for your inspiration and aspiration.

1. Photo by Dan Ransom
15 Stunning Lightning Photographs
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Capture Lightning – Lichtenberg Figures

Lichtenberg figures (wiki) are branching electric discharges that sometimes appear on the surface or the interior of insulating materials. They are named after the German physicist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, who originally discovered and studied them. When they were first discovered, it was thought that their characteristic shapes might help to reveal the nature of positive and negative electric “fluids”.

Capture Lightning - Lichtenberg Figures

Two-dimensional (2D) Lichtenberg figures can be produced by placing a sharp-pointed needle perpendicular to the surface of a non-conducting plate, such as of resin, ebonite, or glass. This creates a sudden, small electrical discharge to the surface of the plate.

Capture Lightning - Lichtenberg Figures

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