Jagged Branches


The eye is not fast enough to see all the branching tendrils of a lightning bolt, but the camera captures them.

Date: August 18, 2004
Time: 9:00 p.m. MST
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR, on fixed tripod
Film: Fuji Provia 100F slide
Focal length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure time: 40 seconds
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000

Revised: September 15, 2004
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