19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lightning strike on Building

The picture was captured in a stormy afternoon in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. I was working at my computer when the sky turned dark. I set up my tripod and camera, hopefully trying to get some lightning picture but in vain. I packed away my camera and went back to work. The thunderstorm continued. I thought to myself, why don't I try one more time. I set up my tripod and camera again, and I captured this in my first shot in my second trial.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Copyright: © Diana Ishii