Lightning is an immensely powerful force that we humans have yet to truly understand. Appearing during small storms, massive super-cells, and even volcanic eruptions, lightning is both dangerous and beautiful to look at. Whether it goes cloud-to-ground, cloud-to-cloud, or stays within its own cloud, lightning creates brilliant pictures wherever it streaks across the sky. While there are many highly-edited pictures of seemingly impossible lightning out there (if it’s edited, it likely is impossible!), these are all natural, #nofilter versions, taken by amateur and expert photographers alike. Be amazed by these 25 Real Pictures Of Lightning You’ll Be Shocked Are Not Photoshopped.