Freezing Rain

October 1st, 2008
 
 
 
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No, not that kind of freezing rain. This lightning strike was so close, quick, and bright (and just barely out of frame of course) that rain drops stood still like a starry night sky. Note the leaders apparently between me and the city.

Frozen rain drops and lightning over downtown Raleigh
Frozen rain drops and lightning over downtown Raleigh


This strike occurred mid-exposure during a zoom out.


Closer crop of first image.


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