Deer and Lightning

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850
4906891/1000000 sec. / ISO 64
Nearest Area
Wet Mountain Valley
Town
Westcliffe, CO
Brief Directions
Colorado CR 69
Description
One of those lucky shots that I don't get every day: Two deer were grazing undeterred on the meadow while a powerful monsoon storm was dumping heavy rain in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, visible in the background. Not even the loud thunder seem to impress the two does during their early dinner. Well, I thought where there is thunder there must be lightning and started shooting a few frames. It didn't take long: My fifth photo nailed a lightning bolt, hitting the side of a mountain with a fireball! But the does still couldn't care less...
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Date Added
August 20, 2020
Date Taken
August 19, 2020