Here’s how this Arizona man took one of the most amazing photos you’ll ever see

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MARANA, Ariz. — Social media is abuzz over an Arizona man’s breathtaking photo of the moment lightning struck as a rainbow filled the sky.

According to KOLD-TV, Tucson resident Greg McCown, a real-estate agent and photographer, was storm chasing Saturday near Marana when he snapped the image. “When I pulled it off the LCD screen in the desert, I was doing a happy dance,” McCown told KOLD.

After he posted the photo to Facebook, it quickly went viral, with more than 49,000 shares by early Wednesday.

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McCown said he was blown away by the response. His storm-chaser friends even called the photo “the shot of the year.”

“This has been like a dream the last few days,” said McCown, who also hopes to capture a photo of lightning at the Grand Canyon.

Click here to check out McCown’s Facebook post with the viral image. You can see more of his work at Saguaro Pictures.


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