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56 Stunningly Awesome Photographs of Lightning ...

By Neecey

In the last few years we have seen some spectacular thunderstorms in the UK, but these photographs of lightning all around the world are unreal in comparison. I found lots of pictures that have been photoshopped - and they are pretty spectacular - but I'm bringing you just what appear to be natural photographs of lightning in all its glory.

1 Chattanooga March 2012

Chattanooga March 2012Via rchance: This was taken in ...

Pictures of lightning combined with other weather features are spectacular.

2 Stormy Sea

Stormy SeaVia Dailymovement

As if the power of the ocean wasn't forbidding enough.

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3 Golden Flashes

Golden FlashesVia Brain Storm – Amazing Pictures ...

Look how fiery the lightning looks toward the bottom.

4 The Menace of the Sky

The Menace of the SkyVia Atrocity Exhibition

It's as much menacing as it is spectacularly beautiful.

5 Splitting the Sky

Splitting the SkyVia Lightning Strike iPhone Wallpaper | ...

It looks like a tear in the sky.

6 Stonehenge Lightning

Stonehenge LightningVia Budget Travel - Travel-Buff

The place that usually observes the solstice gets light of a different kind.

7 Incarnation

IncarnationVia Lighting Research: Lightscapes

I've heard that Hindus call this phenomenon the Incarnation, when you can see the elephant head God of Ganesh in the image. This image of the meeting of a tornado and lightning was captured in Rome, Ga.

8 Multiple

MultipleVia Lightning

This is called the Eternal Lightning Field lightning and is in Venezuela. For ten hours each night for up to 160 nights per year, the lightning puts on a show like a wild dance of fire.

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9 Victoria, Australia

Victoria, AustraliaVia World Travel on Twitter

Port Hicks Lighthouse in Victoria, Australia.

10 Lightning Bolt Hitting a Tree!

Lightning Bolt Hitting a Tree!Via Jordan Lavigne | Facebook

Achieved by long exposure (apparently).

11 Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South AfricaVia pinterest.com

View taken of Cape Town from Camps Bay, with Table Mountain on the right.

12 The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of LibertyVia Gr8 Shot

Shine a light on Lady Liberty.

13 Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park, ArizonaVia r2--d2.tumblr.com

A breathtaking mesa view.

14 Ash Plume

Ash PlumeVia Weather pictures of the year ...

When two powers of fire meet. Lightning during a volcanic eruption in Southern Chile.

15 Pacifica, California

Pacifica, CaliforniaVia Blue Pueblo, Ocean Lightning, Pacifica, ...

So blue, so beautiful.

16 Wild

WildVia 9 Stunning Photos of Beautiful ...

This reminds me of the scene from Independence Day.

17 Contradiction

ContradictionVia Spectacular natural phenomena photos

Beauty and strength.

18 Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland

Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, IcelandVia Volcano lightning

This is the volcano that caused all the air traffic problems in April 2010.

19 Thunderstorm over the Tri-Cities

Thunderstorm over the Tri-CitiesVia opcion.tumblr.com

Photo from 2008.

20 Near Pula, Croatia

Near Pula, CroatiaVia Pictures of the day: 15 ...

Why is lightning over the sea always so spectacular?

21 Taiwan

TaiwanVia plasmatics-life.tumblr.com

What an incredible color.

22 Nebraska

NebraskaVia besttravelphotos.me

Supercell lightning.

23 Sakurajima, Japan

Sakurajima, JapanVia WATCH: What The World Looks ...

The volcano in Southern Japan erupted in January 2013.

24 Fireworks Show

Fireworks ShowVia imgur.com

The power of nature overcomes anything man can make.

25 Lightning Strikes during a Firework Display

Lightning Strikes during a Firework DisplayVia Ask the Meteorologist | KSL.com

Mother Nature and man in harmony to produce a
spectacular show.

26 The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel TowerVia Paris

Well, they do call Paris the City of Light.

27 Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, ScotlandVia ☯ ☯ ☯

This is Arthur's Steps.

28 San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco Golden Gate BridgeVia weerwoord.be

It must be pretty amazing and somewhat scary driving across the bridge during a storm like this.

29 The End of the World

The End of the WorldVia media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com

Only Mother Nature could create such a palette.

30 Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Iceland

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, IcelandVia Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Iceland - Daring ...

I just love pictures of lightning and volcanoes.

31 Clouds

CloudsVia 24.media.tumblr.com

Awesome clouds.

32 Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National ParkVia Lighting at Grand Canyon National ...

Wowser!

33 Rainbow Lightning

Rainbow LightningVia Beautiful Nature

A gift from the Weather Goddess.

34 Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle, GermanyVia Blue Pueblo

Walt Disney couldn't have imagined it better.

35 Shanghai

ShanghaiVia #SHANGHAiMAGE#Another Night in Shanghai2013

Very tall buildings have their uses.

36 Corio Bay, Victoria, Australia

Corio Bay, Victoria, AustraliaVia 2013 Australian Weather Calendar

Look at the way the lightning has lit up that bank of
cumulonimbus cloud.

37 Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National ParkVia God's Amazing Universe

As if the scenery isn't already spectacular enough.

38 Lightning Strikes Pine Tree

Lightning Strikes Pine TreeVia Lightning strikes pine tree

Come on baby, light my fire.

39 Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New MexicoVia Her eyes were huge things.

Gloriously magnificent.

40 Florida Beach

Florida BeachVia peaceful eyes - nordvarg: Spring ...

It's not always sunny in the Sunshine State.

41 The Parthenon, Athens

The Parthenon, AthensVia flickr.com

The Gods of Olympus speak.

42 Lightning Strikes Fireworks

Lightning Strikes FireworksVia Community Post: Lightning Strikes Fireworks

Mother Nature wins again.

43 Winter Sea

Winter SeaVia 7 Surreal Landscapes - Beautiful ...

All that glisters is not gold.

44 Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahVia davewelling.photoshelter.com

Lightning strikes the hoodoo formations during a summer rainstorm.

45 Out of the Blue

Out of the BlueVia media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com

Look at that breathtaking reflection in the lake.

46 Double Strike

Double StrikeVia The moment lightning struck twice ...

Seen from the Hancock Tower, lighting strikes both the Willis Tower, right, and the Trump Tower in downtown Chicago

47 Nature's Whip

Nature's WhipVia howyadointoday.tumblr.com

Some pictures of lightning really do look like they came straight out of a Disney movie.

48 Monument Valley

Monument ValleyVia Lightning Strike at Monument Valley

A ribbon of power

49 TUCSON, Arizona

TUCSON, ArizonaVia Lightning over Tuscon, Arizona | ...

Unreal!

50 Clearwater, Kansas

Clearwater, KansasVia Storms in the U.S

Storm chasers looking for a tornado found lightning instead.

51 Grand Canyon

Grand CanyonVia mooi

I know you've already seen one stunning photograph of lighting over the Grand Canyon but this is just as good.

52 McDonald’s

McDonald’sVia Out of this World

An act of God?

53 Space Shuttle Discovery

Space Shuttle DiscoveryVia Pictures of the year 2009: ...

To infinity and beyond.

54 The Empire State Building

The Empire State BuildingVia Bolt of Lightning Striking the ...

The lightning rod doing its job.

55 Crater Storm, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Crater Storm, Crater Lake National Park, OregonVia Beautiful Nature (c1tylight5: Crater Storm ...

Mother Nature can do what she pleases and we can't do anything about it.

56 Eyjafjalajökull, Iceland

Eyjafjalajökull, IcelandVia Eyjafjalajökull 6

Yes it's that Icelandic volcano again.

Are you exhausted from looking at this collection of amazing photos of lightning? I loved them and am very happy to sit and watch thunderstorms and lightning storms. How about you?

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