12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A lightning bolt blasts from the sky during a spring storm in the Texas hill country.

A dramatic cloud to ground lightning strike during a spring storm in Texas was Mother Nature's way of telling me that it was time to head to the house.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Lometa, Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Mark Ezell