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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
06:53 pm

Equipment Details:

2 x tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 in sunset video mode

Post-processing Details:

Selection of 9 frames from videos taken between 6.25 and 6.53 pm for compilation of montage.

Image Details:

Mutare Lightning.
During the late afternoon on 21st February there was a rainy season build-up of thunderstorm activity in and around Mutare which was accompanied by lightning as darkness approached. The accompanying montage is a selection video frames of lightning captured between 6.25 and 5.53 pm from a few minutes before a blinding flash struck an electricity substation in Chikanga township until the storm moved to Christmas Pass and then Transmitter Hill where cloud-to-ground strikes were replaced by anvil crawlers.