Interesting Photo of the Day: Lightning Storm Over the Grand Canyon

Ever watch an Arizona storm as it marches across the horizon? The air suddenly shifts, and you can feel the static charge building in the air. Well, that’s just what photographer Dan Ransom captured one summer weekend at the Grand Canyon. In his case, the monsoon touched off a crazy electrical storm that made for a wonderful photo op:

Lightning Over the Grand Canyon

“Grand Monsoon” captured by Dan Ransom (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

Dan took this shot using his Canon 5D and a Sigma 20mm f/1.8 lens at f/4 and an ISO of 100. The photo itself is a composite of shots taken over 25 minutes. They were then stacked and merged in Photoshop to create this stellar image.

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One response to “Interesting Photo of the Day: Lightning Storm Over the Grand Canyon”

  1. Avola says:

    Great photo! I think I saw it before but every time I see it I like it more. It’s amazing.

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