lightning in a kansas sky

taken 21 June 2019
camera Canon EOS 80D
lens EF-S10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM
aperture f/5.6
shutter-speed 4/10
focal-length 16 mm
iso 500

Harvey County saw a lot more rain than usual in the first half of this year – flooding fields and ditches, overflowing riverbanks that are usually small streams in the summer, and keeping farmers from harvesting their wheat in time. I was visiting for a family reunion in June; we were treated to a long light show one night as a storm rolled across the sky, before it reached us and dropped a torrent of rain and hail. I had a monopod with me, but no tripod, so I just held it as still as I could while I tried to catch the lightning. It was quite a show.

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Albums: Kansas, Sky
Keywords: Canon EOS 80D, clouds, hesston, kansas, lightning, night, sky, storm, thunderstorm

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