Amazing Lightning Shots From DC's 2012 Derecho

by Lucien Zeigler · July 3, 2012

Joel Holland, founder and CEO of, passed along to GofG a handful of photographs taken from his apartment atop the Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn during the June 29th derecho. The storm pummeled DC with wind, rain and lightning that left millions in the area without power.

Lightning is difficult to capture on camera. Joel pulled these frames from video he shot for Pretty sweet.