By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:08 GMT, 20 September 2012 | UPDATED: 16:15 GMT, 20 September 2012 Capturing bolts of lighting as they streak across the night sky is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience. But photographer Mike Olbinski obviously has the patience of a saint as these array of stunning pictures showing the split-second moment a lightning bolt hits the ground prove. Mr Olbinski used a long exposure using a DSLR to capture these amazing patterns of electrostatic sparks across the sky. Bolt out of the blue: Photographer Mike Olbinski captured this incredible picture of a lightning bolt striking south Tucson during thunder storms earlier this month
Hi guys! With Labor Day weekend coming up, I know a lot of us are going to be out there taking pictures! :) Since we have a long weekend to practice, I wanted to share with you this basic intro to SLR photography . If you have an SLR camera and are nervous to take it out of auto mode, this is the tutorial for you. You may have heard words like aperture, exposure, and shutter speed and wondered just how on earth they come together to give you a better photo.
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Great news today: we will start a series of showcases that are meant to make the jaws drop! Here’s the first one of the series: none of the 50 photos are photoshopped, to emphasize the natural beauty and the professionalism of the photographers. 50 scenes that cannot be seen in the daily life, 50 jewels of the photographic art! If you want to see more, also checkout: 50 More Photos That Will Blow Your Mind