Lightning is caused by electrostatic discharge in the atmosphere. A hit from lightning can be considered lethal to any living creature on Earth and every year almost 1.4 billion flashes happening worldwide.
Lightning is accompanied by a sound called thunder that depends on the nature and distance of the lightning. Most people are afraid not with the lightning itself but the sound produce by the thunder.
A photographer captures amazing images of lightning from around the world. The lightning can travel around 3700 miles per second making it difficult for photographers to captures this amazing event of nature.
1) Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland
3) Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransico
4) Grand Canyon, Arizona
5) Eiffel Tower, Paris
6) Statue of Liberty, New York
7) Puyehue, Chile