This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a ‘SKY PUNCH’. When people see these,they think it’s the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds,then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloudcover.
atraversso: Thunderstorms pushing off Florida’s Gulf by Galen Burow Breathtakingly beautiful and strikingly frightening all at once… There is nothing more humbling than Mother Natures powerful displays.
I want to get a picture of lightning. I'm never in the right place at the right time with my camera. There are very few thunderstorms in Wyoming. To capture the color purple is a millisecond rare twinkling of an eye photo.