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Uyuni, Bolivia

{ Nikon D800 } – { 28mm ) – { 24 exposures }

A mega lightning storm in Uyuni, Bolivia
A mega lightning storm in Uyuni, Bolivia

Photographing Lightning in Uyuni, Bolivia

It had been a long three days of slipping and sliding across the Bolivian countryside.

Our reward was a beautiful sunset over the Salt Flats of Uyuni; followed by a long drive back to town alongside increasingly fierce lightning.

When we arrived at our guesthouse, I set my camera up on a tripod and took hundreds of photos of the night sky.

Lightning was captured in 24 of them.

Creating One Massive Lightning Photograph

Using Photoshop, I added all 24 lightning photographs into one file and blended these layers together.

In case you’re curious, these are the original 24 photos that had lightning in them …

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