If you like photography, chances are that you’ve probably heard about high-speed cameras. In a nutshell, they’re basically specialized cameras that “can film up to a quarter of a million frames per second by running the film over a rotating prism or mirror instead of using a shutter, thus reducing the need for stopping and starting the film behind a shutter which would tear the film stock at such speeds.” Continue reading to see seven amazing lightning videos captured with high-speed cameras.

7. 2000 FPS

6. Lightning Storm

5. Upward Lightning

4. Slow and Slower

3. Lightning Strike

2. 10,000 FPS

1. Beauty