Wedding Photographer Bolts After Lightning Bolt

I’m not a fan of lightning either, which is why I don’t blame this wedding photographer one bit for getting the heck out of there after lightning strikes behind the wedding party.

At least the bride and groom were good sport about the sorry weather they had for their beach wedding. Check out the rather wet processional in the below video.

Anyone else have close encounters with lightning during a shoot?

[via PetaPixel]


Midwest Storms from 40,000 Feet Up

Midwest Lightning Storms

On my way to NAB 2012, I had a layover in Memphis.  From there, we were heading straight toward the storm system that has been wreaking havoc on the Midwest this weekend.  We diverted a little south from it; however, we still got quite a show and a bit of a bumpy ride.  I the best I could to grab some photos and video with my Canon G12, but it doesn’t do the lightning show justice. [Read more…]