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Full screen and speakers up. Trust me.

“Chasing storms with a Phantom Flex4K is stressful even when things are going well. There were at least 10 days where I returned home with my tail between my legs and nothing to show after a ten hour chase and 500 miles. There were also a couple of days that I drove home with an ear to ear smile that lasted for hours. Most of the lightning was captured in my home state of Arizona. I also spent a week in the Great Plains chasing with Chad Cowan. It was during this time that I captured a time-lapse of the massive super-cell shown twice in Transient. For some reason that damn super-cell refused to spit out a proper bolt.

Lightning is like a snowflake. Every bolt is different. I learned that lightning varies greatly in speed. There are some incredible looking bolts that I captured that didn’t make the cut because even at 1000fps they only lasted for one frame during playback. I also captured some lightning that appear computer generated it lasted so long on the screen.” Dustin Farrell

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  • Casey Klahn August 14, 2018, 2:46 PM

    Our Earth: an incredible and awesome accident. sarc./off.

    Full of meaning. Great post.

  • Paul August 14, 2018, 5:17 PM

    Amazing piece of cinematography. My family and I were all wondering how the process of putting the music and film together so powerfully in as accomplished.

  • Snakepit Kansas August 14, 2018, 6:19 PM

    Much of that looked like the high plains of Kansas. Spectacular sky show that He provides for our viewing pleasure.

  • John A. Fleming August 15, 2018, 2:31 AM

    Think there are no more more mysteries? Ball lightning at 0:54. The boffins have lots of ideas, and have been able to generate stuff that maybe might be it, but really no one knows.

  • Marica August 15, 2018, 6:43 AM


    The internet is broken. Social media ruined everything. … . And then this.


  • Jack August 15, 2018, 7:43 AM

    Job 38 33-35: Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you set their dominion over the earth? Can you command the clouds so that a flood of water covers you? Can you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?…

  • ghostsniper August 15, 2018, 10:41 AM

    Instant arteries filled with atmospheric life blood.
    – – – ions – – –

  • Candy August 15, 2018, 12:14 PM

    Took your advice for full volume and went 65″ TV and surround sound. Awesome video and thank you very much!