Lighting Pictures

Lightning is an atmospheric discharge of electricity, which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. A bolt of lightning can travel at a speed of 100000 mph (160934 km/h), and can reach temperatures approaching 28000 °C (60000 °F), hot enough to fuse soil or sand into glass channels. There are over 16 million lightning storms every year. A cash advance could help you purchase a brand new camera so you can take all the pictures you want.

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How lightning initially forms is still a matter of debate: Scientists have studied root causes ranging from atmospheric perturbations (wind, humidity, and atmospheric pressure), to the impact of solar wind and accumulation of charged solar particles. Ice inside a cloud is thought to be a key element in lightning development, and may cause a forcible separation of positive and negative charges within the cloud, thus assisting in the formation of lightning.

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Comments

  1. you have some awesome photos in here!

  2. These are incredible! The last one in particular, but what a great collection of photos. Lightening is exceptionally hard to catch “on film.”

  3. these pictures are really lightening

  4. scary stuff, but pretty at the same time