Although the wired prairie is in southern Wisconsin, we’ve only had one or two thunderstorms this year. Last nights was a bit of a disappointment from a pure lightning perspective, as I had hoped that there would be more visible lightning bolts — much of the lightning was just illuminating the sky.
I’ve posted a few of the more interesting shots on SmugMug here. All of the shots were taken within a 20 minute window, including the few that look like daylight.
Just like a flash on a camera, a bright lightning flash can illuminate the world: