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© Ben Collins
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 26, 2008
TakenApril 13, 2006
Exposure15 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length21 mm
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This was a crazy storm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Just sat outside with an umbrella and a tripod...

20 responses

  • Miden

    Miden gave props (25 Jul 2008):

    Wow! Definitely a unique and daring shot.

  • Craig Fraizer

    Craig Fraizer gave props (26 Jul 2008):

    awesome capture!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (26 Jul 2008):

    awesome capture!

  • Sara Lee McK

    Sara Lee McK gave props (27 Jul 2008):

    Very cool! That had to be fun!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    Great! You are sure brave sitting outside holding a lightening rod, er I mean umbrella! hah

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    hahahaha, ruler.

  • Amy Godwin

    Amy Godwin gave props (3 Aug 2008):

    Incredible! Makes my little lightning shot look like nothing!

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    Fantastic capture Ben.

  • chp

    chp gave props (11 Sep 2008):


  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (13 Oct 2008):


  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Nice entry, my vote!!

  • LaShawna Jones

    LaShawna Jones gave props (2 Nov 2008):

    PERFECT TIMING!!! Got my vote!

  • Delores Harshaw

    Delores Harshaw (Deleted) gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Awesome capture. Voted!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (14 Nov 2008):


  • Sara Elena

    Sara Elena gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    yeah! good!

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) said (18 Nov 2008):

    Back to vote on a fantastic capture.

  • Emily L

    Emily L gave props (21 Nov 2008):

    WOW. Wow. That's pretty awesome. I voted.

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (29 Jan 2009):

    Holy Crap - great capture

  • R G

    R G said (1 Apr 2010):

    perfect timing!

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