The Weather Channel + Great Big Story
Photographing Lightning is a part of the series “That’s Amazing” available now on the Weather Channel and GreatBigStory.com
Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, is the unofficial lightning capital of the world. There, lightning strikes occur, on average, 300 days a year. When dangerous storms approach, most people flee. But 21-year-old Jonas Piontek does just the opposite. The German photographer stays put in the face of certain danger to capture amazing photographs of the electric storms.
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