The Power of Nature
This enormous lightning bolt above Blackpool was just one of the many thousands of strikes which blazed across the UK on the morning of 4 July 2015. It lit up the sky behind Blackpool Tower, dwarfing the famous Victorian structure. Thunderstorms of such intensity are not common in the UK.
Stephen Cheatley, UK
www.stephencheatleyphotography.co.uk Nikon D600, Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED, 3.5 secs, f/5.6, ISO200