35 Amazing Photographs of Lightning

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Today I want to share one of my major passions, besides photography, and it is the weather.
I still would love to go on a tornado hunting adventure, and I love watching lightning when a storm is approaching.
Today I've prepared a short yet powerful collection of images depicting lightning.
Photographing lightning requires both patience and good luck, here is a detailed guide on how to capture them (safely).

Photo by Marc Wieland

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Photo by K

Photo by Krzysztof Niewolny

Photo by Garth Manthe

Photo by Emil Jarfelt

Photo by Lucy Chian

Photo by Nrd
Let's face it, you want your own images to be as impactful as these amazing photographs of lightning but…honestly…how is your technique? Sometimes we don't get the photo we want because we have trouble getting over that last hurdle with our photography – and sometimes we aren't even sure what that hurdle is. Take this quiz and find out what holds you back from reaching the next level in your photography.


Photo by Sadman Sakib

Photo by Elvis Bekmanis

Photo by Eugene Triguba

Photo by Brandon Morgan

Photo by Damon Lam

Photo by Ronald Langeveld

Photo by Johannes Plenio

Photo by Bianca Isofache

Photo by Ovinuchi Ejiohuo

Photo by Marcus Neto

Photo by Andreas Fidler

Photo by Michael Lechner

Photo by Zoltan Tasi

Photo by Jonas Kaiser

Photo by Philippe Donn

It Is Always Great To Learn…But Is There Something Holding You Back?

Did you know that there are basically 5 Photography Killers that can hold you back from reaching the next level in your photography journey? Every photographer tends to have a primary photographic challenge – their #1 Photography Killer – which is the #1 thing holding them back.
Take the photography killer quiz and learn what your personal photography killer is and how to eliminate it!

Photo by Guilherme

Photo by Andre Furtado

Photo by Skeeze

Photo by Johnson Goh

Photo by Felix Mittermeier

Photo by Johannes Plenio

Photo by Breno Machado

Photo by Sadman Sakib

Photo by NON

Photo by Brandon Morgan

Photo by Klemen Vrankar

Photo by Richard Hewat

Photo by Olivier Lance

Are Your Photographs Less Than Striking?

We hope that you've enjoyed these simply amazing photographs of lightning. You too can get images like these with the wow factor that you envision. Identifying your #1 Photography Killer and fixing it will empower you to create photographs that you’ve always wanted.

About the author

Federico Alegria

Federico has 10 years of experience in documentary photography. He's dedicated to long-term photo-essays and is a University Professor teaching Photography, and you can get to know him better here

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