Lightning Over the LibraryAbout Share Purchase
Thanks to a variety of lighting factors, the night skies over Chicago tend to be a shade of orange. It might look dark (or black-ish) to the eye, but it’s decidedly orange. And this comes out clearly in long shutter exposures at night. I enjoy shooting at night because of the way the long exposures make the colors pop and add vibrancy to everything. The first time I saw the bright orange sky though I was confused as hell. Then I realized what had happened.
I mention this here because lightning is a very white light. So white it’s almost blue. Thus, when lightning strikes in an otherwise orange sky, the two colors start fighting it out. This is captured perfectly here as the right side of the photo is the blue of the lightning and the left side is the orange of the city lights. I think this is pretty damned cool.
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