My picture made the local paper

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  1. dadaman

    dadaman Well-Known Member

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    Went up to the headland near Mona Vale Hospital last night as our wild Sydney storm passed out to sea and snapped 5 really good photos. This one made the Manly Daily today.
     

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    Rob Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats Adam. Nice shot, too.
     
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    thats gorgeous! i have always wanted to tske a pic of lightening.
     
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    Stunning pic mate. Congrats :D
     
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    Stunning pic Dadaman!

    Years ago (I was about 14), I stayed out for about 3 hours in an awful storm and managed to get about 3 decent shots of fork lightning, one of them was bloody brilliant. The next day, our family went to the zoo and my stepdad deleted every single pic I took. I was so mad!!
     
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    nice work mate.
     
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    nice photo

    always gives a thrill when your photo gets printed in a paper huh

    ive had two printed, one in the local paper and one in the Adelaide paper and had one used on the weather channel
     
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    The shutter couldn't have been open very long to have got that photo - so fantastic job!!!

    What camera did you use? What was the settings?

    We don't get enough thunder and lightning down here, we're in a bit of a rain shadow (only get around 600mm a year and it's all drizzle). But apparently I missed some fantastic nature shows up north. Oh well...

    I notice there's a person in the picture as well - also taking photos of the storm? It looks like you might not be the only one who got this photo :)

    I was in Newcastle a couple of years ago and wow! What a storm! All of a sudden came on, then hail, thunder, lightning, tent destroyed... But hey... What a storm :)
     
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    I bought a lightning trigger for my nikon last wet season but it took a couple of weeks to arrive from Turkey. Meanwhile the Wet season ended and we havent had a single storm since! GRRRRRRR

    Great shot!
     
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    Won't be long now! We're already getting 30 second showers here in the middle of the day the last week or so. Not a cloud in site then belts down for 30 seconds and stops again. Crazy bloody weather. Oh and the damn sugar ants have come out of hiding again ugh! :evil:

    Amazing photo! Definitely worthy of the paper. ;)
     
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    very nice mate! i wanna try n get some lightning shots one day
     
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    You could sell that bad boy!
     
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    looks like Zeus is pissed about something
     
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    Years ago (when I was 14), the only way that could have happened is if he had removed the back plate on the camera and pulled out the film :p

    Would have been worth an uppercut either way :facepalm:
     
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    awesome i saw that picture! doesnt do it justice in the paper tho!
    i live on the beaches also!
     
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    Wow, fantastic shot, congrats!
     
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    This is another one from the same night. This one is getting printed on acrylic and going on my lounge room wall
     

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    i love lightning :) great photos

    Cathy
     
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    First one is great but you made the right choice for your wall; I think the second one is much better IMHO....much more moody.
     
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    Thats a great shoot. Well done. I love photography. I mainly shoot cars or animals though. Have a shoot to do this weekend with the Melbourne Super Car Club which Im looking forward too :)
     
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