lightning in the desert skies

I was always fascinated with trying to capture lightning, and tried to maintain a safe distance – relying on the power of various telephoto lenses to close the distance.  As I set the camera up on this night, the storm had been very concentrated with downward strikes, but soon started to lose strength.  The flickering overhead made for a great photograph, and was one of the last of the storm, but was the point where I felt uneasy being out there.