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Yosemite Rainbow Lightning
PIC BY NOLAN NITSCHKE / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED Stunning landscape photography in Yosemite) This is the spectacular moment a photographer struck gold - by capturing a bolt of lightning cracking through a rainbow in a freak weather display. The extraordinary one-of-a-kind sighting was captured by keen photographer Nolan Nitschke, 27, while on a trip to Yosemite National Park in California, USA. Nolan knew a storm was approaching the area and that the incredible rocky peaks throughout the park act as lightning rods but had no idea he would capture such a breathtaking moment. After spending hours painstakingly trying for the perfect shot he finally hit the jackpot as the bright lightning crashed through the colourful rainbow lighting up the dark sky. SEE CATERS COPY

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Rare sighting captured at Yosemite

April 25, 2013

This is the spectacular moment a photographer struck gold - by capturing a bolt of lightning cracking through a rainbow in a freak weather display. The one-of-a-kind sighting was captured by Californian photographer Nolan Nitschke, 27, while on a trip to Yosemite National Park.