Sprites Between The Clouds
Taken by Frankie Lucena on September 18, 2016 @ Cabo Rojo,Puerto Rico
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS REBEL T3
Exposure Time: 1/2
Aperture: f/1.8
ISO: 3200
Date Taken: 2016:09:20 18:04:51
 
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A few minutes after I photographed the huge jellyfish sprite, I set up my DSLR to see if I can catch some sprites in color. After about 2 hours these sprites appeared between the clouds.

The bright moonlit sky made it look like a daytime photo but it was actually 3:04am.

I used a Canon T3 camera with the infrared filter removed and a 50mm lens set to F/1.8 for 1/2 second at iso 3200.

To photograph sprites with a DSLR it is best not to use a long exposure because if you capture a sprite at the beginning of the exposure, it will get drowned out by the scenery being taken in from the remaining exposure. In other words you will slowly erase it and thus lose detail and color.
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