Canon EOS 7D captures lightening

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This is a rather short burst, but thought it was pretty cool – a Canon EOS 7D (reviews) is used to capture lightening as it strikes 3 buildings in Chicago at the same time!

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Lightning strikes three of the tallest buildings in Chicago at the same time! from Craig Shimala on Vimeo.

For the third time in the last 6 days, another line of nasty storms rolled through Chicago on Wednesday evening. I love coming home and being able to watch and capture nature’s beauty from my balcony.

“Wed’s storms towered up to 63,000 ft, unleashed 80 mph gusts, local 3″+ rains and 15,000 cloud to ground lightning strikes in a single hour.” via @Skilling

Music: Sufjan Stevens – To the Workers of the Rockford River Valley Region

(Photo credit: snap from the video)


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