Caption: High-speed footage of a multiple-stroke lightning strike. At least six distinct strikes occur in this one flash. The repeated strokes are the reason why lightning appears to flicker to the naked eye. This clip has been slowed down about seven times. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in summer.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: america, atmosphere, atmospheric, bolt, clouds, continuing current, cumulonimbus, discharge, electrical storm, electricity, environment, evening, falling, lightning, m components, meteorological, meteorology, multi-strike flash, north america, precipitation, rain, scary, sky, storm, stormy, stratocumulus, summer, thunderstorm, united states, us, usa, weather

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Multiple-stroke lightning

K003/4891 Royalty Free

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:12.23

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 372.7M


Capture format: DVCPRO

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator