<p><b>In April 2009, Photo of the Day featured nature photographs.</b></p> <p>While at Huntington Beach in Bay Village, Ohio, I saw a storm approaching fast out of the north. I got lucky and was in the right place at the right time. Within a minute of this shot, the storm unleashed its fury on the beach. It was a great day.</p> <p><i>This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/your-shot/your-shot">Your Shot</a>. Create and share albums, puzzles, and games with your photos in our Your Shot community.</i></p>

Lightning at Huntington Beach, Ohio

In April 2009, Photo of the Day featured nature photographs.

While at Huntington Beach in Bay Village, Ohio, I saw a storm approaching fast out of the north. I got lucky and was in the right place at the right time. Within a minute of this shot, the storm unleashed its fury on the beach. It was a great day.

This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Create and share albums, puzzles, and games with your photos in our Your Shot community.

Photograph by James Larkin

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