Photographer's Note

I was so excited when I got this shot. I couldn't believe it. I had been meaning to photograph the Capitol and the reflecting pool for quite some time, and when I went on this particular day a storm started brewing and I almost packed up and headed home. I decided to take my chances and I stood there for 30 minutes taking long exposure after long exposure, hoping to catch a bolt of lightning. Well, it paid off. The bolt that I did catch looks like it's almost hitting the Capitol building, even though it was probably way off in the distance. I only wish I had captured this on my Canon 1Ds or my Nikon D60, because the Canon D60 that I was using at the time didn't produce as large and crisp an image as the more modern digital SLRs.

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