Teays Valley Shower: Scott Depot, WV, - August 17, 2002 - 3:30 PM
An active daytime storm 2 miles to the southeast has just passed over, leaving developing fog on the rolling hills of Teays Valley in Scott Depot, WV. Teays Valley is one of a handful of relatively flat locations in West Virginia.
A trailing return stroke of this bolt was caught using the manually-triggered visual reaction method, which works well in bright daylight conditions - and can be performed with any type of camera. See the lightning photography tutorial for more information.
Camera/Lens/Film: 35mm Pentax K1000 SLR, 28mm lens, Fujichrome Sensia II 100 slide.
Exposure: 1/125 second @ F8, manual trigger