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Rare photograph proving ball or bead lightning exists. Ball or bead lighting is clearly shown in the lower left lightning bolt while the other lightning bolts are continuous illuminated channels. If ball or bead lightning was not a real event then the dark channel between the balls or beads would be illuminated because of the time exposure. Original photograph taken in Tucson, AZ during a summer thunderstorm.  Original photograph taken on high speed Ekatchrome 35mm film (resulting in grainy appearance) with a Canon T-90 and 200mm f/2.8.  35mm slide was digitized by Kent Wood on a Epson 3870 scanner, cleaned of dust and reduced noise only - NOT PHOTOSHOPPED or COMPOSITED - note reflections of trees around the ball, bead lightning from the lens' added filter, an artifact that was left untouched.
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