Thursday, July 3, 2008

Summer Storm

Last night brought us some wild and crazy weather here in Portland! We've been having a string of very warm days in the Pacific Northwest, and with that came a summer storm. An incredible lighting show and rumbling thunder started at 10:30 P.M. and stayed with us into the wee hours until 4:30 A.M. Chris took the first photo from our deck at sunset.

(Summer Sunset by Chris, Pfeiffer Photos 2008)

The second photo was snapped at 3:15 A.M. from our living room window. It almost looked like dawn outside but it was because of the sheet lighting! Shortly after this I went back to bed, the heavens opened up and wow, did it rain!

(Lightning at 3:00 A.M. by Tina, Pfeiffer Photos 2008)

Today all is clean and green and the air smells great. True and native Oregonians love the rain no matter what the season!

For a raw video montage of the storm click HERE.

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JulieAnnA said...

how cool that that picture looks like it's at daytime but it's really at night! :]

Sarah Jane said...

Wow, I love that first photo! And I can't believe how bright the second one is for 3am! Yikes! O_O

AngelaMichelle said...

checking out your blog from the Etsy thread you posted it in. The photos are incredible! Wanna send some of that rain down Georgia way?

Patrizia said...

WOW! That's from 3AM...!

Crazy storm... I am scared of storms.

Art by Sophie said...

I absolutely love sunsets...a really beautiful photo



You two are incredible!! I wish I could capture such incredible things in a photo! You have a wonderful gift for this art!!

Pfeiffer Photos said...

Thanks to everyone for the comments! Just goes to show that for our "hobby" it pays off to have a good camera at the ready day OR night! :-D

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