In the Clouds Photography

A cloud-to-cloud forked lightning bolt illuminates a pitch black sky.
A wide bolt of lightning (cloud-to-ground) strikes behind this impressive house. This storm earlier produced a few tornadoes near St. Francis, KS on June 7, 1994 and later that night became a MCC (Mesoscale Convective Complex).
A bolt of lightning sprays out in nearly all directions arching among several clouds.
Hoping to photograph a daytime lightning bolt, the sun sets on the horizon while a faint bolt streaks from this cloud to a neighboring cloud.
A daytime cloud-to-ground lightning bolt strikes very close in a cornfield (we stayed safe in the car) during a very rare October Colorado chase.
The closest daytime lightning strike I photographed sent me packing back into the car. Always set the focus to infinity when shooting lightning - anything short of that is plain stupidity!
Two cloud-to-ground lightning bolts strike right at dusk; one appears twice as thick as the other.
A very tilted supercell (storm tilts away from me) with mesocyclone spits out a cloud-to-ground lightning bolt. The updraft cumulus cloud also causes a pileus cloud to form at the top.
A single cloud-to-ground lightning bolt plus a faint rainbow - though quite common to see, not commonly photographed because of the difficulty photographing lightning in daytime.

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Suggested reading & related info:

Book: Colorado Weather Almanac by Mike Nelson
Web: Lightning Safety Institute