I was fortunate enough to capture lighting over the Nainital lake in the visit last week!
This was whopping 30 seconds exposure with widest 18mm available.. from first floor balcony or my hotel room .. with a 6 inch pocket tripod kept between the balcony bars.
The reflection of lights in the lake balance the lightning nicely (i think!) what say you guys?.
I was told by few friends that catching a "horizontal" lightning is pretty rare... not sure about that!
Exposure: 30s @ f/6.7, ISO:100
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