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20 April 2007 @ 10:03 pm
 
We're having a little bit of a light show going down this evening :D This one is over the ocean! And yes, that is a dead bat hanging from the power lines... *sigh* it had to ruin EVERY photo *throws something at it*

 
 
 
kwayerakwayera on April 20th, 2007 12:04 pm (UTC)
DUUUUDE IMISSTHEFARMANDYOUGUYSWANNABETHERELESIGH :(
ellymelly: OGMellymelly on April 20th, 2007 12:08 pm (UTC)
DUUUDE WHYAREN'TYOUHERE????? lol!
ellymellyellymelly on April 20th, 2007 12:14 pm (UTC)
also - the bat. We have a bat HANGING from our powerline. And yes, its wing is gripping onto the OTHER power line - hence its frizzled state.
This letter comes with all my love - Please eat it: House: whistlewhale_in_space on April 20th, 2007 12:14 pm (UTC)
This is amazing ! I love thunderstorms and I think I spent half my life trying to get a decent picture of lightning...
ellymelly: it is only your soulellymelly on April 20th, 2007 12:16 pm (UTC)
lol i know how you feel. i took like, thirty pics and only got six or seven that were any good. plus, this wasn't exactly a night time friendly camera!

storms are so cool. little scary - but cool :D
This letter comes with all my love - Please eat it: Movie: Signs: they can´t read my thoughwhale_in_space on April 20th, 2007 01:20 pm (UTC)
I am sooo not afraid of storms(although I should be) but rather attracted by them ever since the lightning hit our school once and i was standing like 10 meters away (SO amazing).It completely destroyed the observatory (*cries*) but still, that was such a great day,lol.I always go out or at least sit at an open window and watch, like, I have to.
k8tbug: maddiebugk8tbug on April 20th, 2007 12:32 pm (UTC)
WOW, all I can say is WOW!!

Those pics are just beautiful!!!!!
ellymelly: six cares notellymelly on April 20th, 2007 12:45 pm (UTC)
... even with the dead bat? ! :D
k8tbug: Laura laughingk8tbug on April 21st, 2007 11:44 am (UTC)
Well, the dead bat is just frakking hilarious!
LMAO
Maggie: [bsg] roslin casual green blouseballion on April 20th, 2007 12:51 pm (UTC)
I heard that the weather is pretty bad over there. Like you have the worst "dry" in centuries.
ellymelly: excellentellymelly on April 20th, 2007 12:56 pm (UTC)
yeah we went through a rough patch and many are still in it. but we're lucky at the moment. There's water everywhere and now we can sit back and watch the pretty light show. Although, it got a little close last week when the lightening hit the paddock 50m away from the house. now THAT was LOUD! lol!!!!
Bill: kiddingbilly_red_ocean on April 20th, 2007 01:13 pm (UTC)
Am I weird cause the bat amuses me? *rofl*
ellymellyellymelly on April 20th, 2007 01:16 pm (UTC)
i knew it'd amuse YOU! lmao!
Billbilly_red_ocean on April 20th, 2007 01:17 pm (UTC)
Damn, you know me too well XD
pennyfelinepennyfeline on April 20th, 2007 01:13 pm (UTC)
Breathtaking pictures!!!
ellymellyellymelly on April 20th, 2007 01:15 pm (UTC)
thank you! i had the camera resting on the roof of the car (long exposure shots) and i was fighting off the insects! :D )
pathosicalpathosical on April 20th, 2007 09:41 pm (UTC)
These are awesome! Really good shots since storm ones are hard to get. (even with the dead bat) ;)
ellymellyellymelly on April 21st, 2007 01:34 pm (UTC)
thank you lol! and damn that stupid bat! but i wasn't prepared to walk out into the paddock (and be the tallest object) in the middle of the storm...
pathosical: baltar/sixpathosical on April 21st, 2007 08:12 pm (UTC)
Sure. if you got hit by lightening talk about bad hair day :D. the dead bat amuses me though.
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ellymellyellymelly on April 21st, 2007 01:35 pm (UTC)
eeee! thank you!
ubiquitous_girlubiquitous_girl on April 21st, 2007 01:00 am (UTC)
Awesome pics!! ^.^
ellymellyellymelly on April 21st, 2007 01:35 pm (UTC)
thank you so much!
katie_9918katie_9918 on April 21st, 2007 01:50 am (UTC)

Holy crap! Great pictures!

ellymellyellymelly on April 21st, 2007 01:35 pm (UTC)
thank you very much. btw, i friended you back! *hugs new friend*
sidhe1sidhe1 on April 21st, 2007 03:16 am (UTC)
My god, those are AMAZING pics! So pretty! And I might be a wee twisted, but the roasted bat made me giggle. :D
ellymellyellymelly on April 21st, 2007 01:36 pm (UTC)
everyone digs the roasted bat. WHY oh WHY am i not surprised?
poisoniv13poisoniv13 on April 21st, 2007 11:06 pm (UTC)
the pictures are sooooooo awesome, I'm not sure why I never thought to snap some photos of storms I'm so going to try next time we have one!
ellymellyellymelly on April 22nd, 2007 01:23 am (UTC)
i put my camera on night time LONG exposure then balanced it on the roof of a car for stability if that helps at all :D you really should take photos of the storm, it's lots of fun, especially if the storm is far enough away that it's not raining where you are :D
poisoniv13: happyreturnspoisoniv13 on April 22nd, 2007 03:25 pm (UTC)
thanks for the tips...can't wait to try it out!