The Fury of Zeus Unleashed

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This photo was captured in Athens, at the parking lot of the Olympic Stadium, during a raging summer thunderstorm. It took 30 minutes and 42 shots to capture the 51 lightnings in this composite shot, using a Canon EOS 550D.

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According to the author, that big lightning that seems to touch his head stroke just a "few hundred feet in front of me." [Greek Sky]

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Aristeia
Aristeia

struck, stroke?

#corrections

Hell of a picture. Composites are interesting in the dramatic effect they produce, but the realization that the picture is a composite always seems to cheapen the experience for me.