18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lightning on the Matterhorn

On the night of the 30th of July 2020, a lightning storm fell on the small village of Zermatt, Switzerland. Because of the metal cross at his summit, the famous Matterhorn mountain attracted a plethora of lightning that evening. Sony a7III, Sony FE 24-105mm f / 4.0G OSS lens, ISO 1000, Aperture f4, Shutter Speed 10sec, Tripod.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Zermatt, Switzerland
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Charley ROUSSET