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                   Monday, September 29, 2008 - 12:42PM

Teays Valley sunset, and a couple other items

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Sunset photos are a dime-a-dozen nowadays, but the saturated colors in this one last week were enough to step outside the office and grab a few shots. Unfortunately, with all of the residential subdivisions and office buildings in Teays Valley, there are really not any decent foregrounds for sky photography within walking distance of the office. I would have liked to walk down to the railroad tracks for a better set of foregrounds, but like rainbows, the best parts of sunsets typically don't last long enough for one to reposition to a better scene.

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Corey Walton lightning shot

This photo was posted on the StormTrack forum by observer Corey Walton. It is one of the more remarkable lightning shots I've seen! It's been a while since I've captured a close lightning strike still image (non-tower related, that is). When I started shooting lightning in 1993, I was getting on average one every couple of years. Hopefully I'm due for another one soon.

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