Picture of the Day
Many of Shane Lear's lightning photographs, such as this one, are taken from the roof of his home in Orange, Australia. He has an array of six cameras that can be activated simultaneously in order to capture lightning images. These six cameras span the horizon. Mr. Lear is a welder by trade and has taken lightning photographs for many years as a hobby.
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