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As I was hiking in this south part of the Alps, the black silhouette of the mountain inspired me.
The sky was particularly dark and the thunder became closer and closer. There was something magical and mysterious while I was looking at this scenery. The storm gradually came above the mountain. Only a hole in the clouds gave some clarity to the cliffs.
After taking this picture, while I was packing the tripod on the bag, the darkness was illuminated by frequent lightning.
The storm was particularly violent that night, and I remember that the walk under the lightning seemed to last for hours. The atmosphere was really scary...

© Xavier Jamonet

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