How to photograph lightning

The equipment and settings you need to capture nature's own light show.

How to photograph lightning prev next


Jackpot: In this shot we used a slightly smaller aperture of f/22, an ISO speed of 200, and we kept the shutter open for 128.5 seconds. All three bolts appeared at the same time, and we closed the shutter as soon as they disappeared. This is our best shot of lightning to date.

Prev Next 3/13

Comments on this image

Show Comments

How to photograph lightning

13 images

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?