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September 10th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Sakurajima Volcano eruption with volcanic lightning’ by Martin Rietze – Kyushu, Japan

Posted By David Alexander Willis
active volcanic eruption generating lightning
This image was made at an eruption from Sakurajima Volcano in southern Japan, Kagoshima province. Having waited for more than half a day it was necessary to catch this moment some seconds after the beginning of this eruption. Sakurajima is having zero to half-a-dozen eruptions per day, and only some of them causing lightning. This … 
April 6th, 2012

Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Mauna Kea Snow Sunset 4, Mauna Kea State Park, Hawaii
I finally had the opportunity to photograph snow on the summit of Mauna Kea during my February visit to the Big Island of Hawaii. After over a decade of trying, it was nice to finally be able to experience being at the beach in the morning and then driving up to the snowy summit in the … 
August 20th, 2011

Return to Mt. St. Helens

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Crater of Mt. St. Helens with shadow AERIAL
I remember the eruption of Mt. St Helens very well. On that day in May of 1980, we could see an enormous dark cloud rising to the south and waited to see if the ash would drop on Seattle.  A few days later, I asked a pilot friend to take me up and over the …