Wilderness Storm

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark III
State/Province/Region
WA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness
Town
Dayton
Description

This photo was taken on July 2nd, 2014 while I was up in the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness in Southeastern Washington, which is a short drive from my house. After a late evening of hiking I started the hour drive home when I saw a flash of light in the distance and sure enough it was a summer lightning storm heading straight for the wilderness. I drove to one of my favorite vantage points overlooking the North fork of the Wenaha and squaw peak. I started snapping off lang exposure ranging from 1 to 2 minutes as the storm closed in. Finally I was able to capture these bolts lightning up the night sky and actually hitting Squaw Peak (shown in the photo). Shortly after this photo was taken I had to retreat to the safety of my vehicle as the storm passed overhead.

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Date Added
August 7, 2014
Date Taken
August 7, 2014
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