Lightning photography 101

Impressed by great lightning photos by our followers? Want to photograph lightning yourself? Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it! What you will need: A camera with the option of making long exposures. Any interchangeable lens camera (DSLR or mirrorless) will have the option, many compact cameras and some phone cameras also have the option. A remote trigger for the camera (or timer). A tripod. A thunderstorm. Preferably at night. You do not need professional photo equipment to get great photos of lightning. In fact, just about any DSLR made in the last 15 years will do fine. How to do it Wait for a thunderstorm, preferably in the evening or during the night. Set up the … Continue reading Lightning photography 101