On June 11, 2009, at around 11:00 p.m., Matt Ratterman set his tripod on the side of a street in the unincorporated Lakewood/Golden area, and watched the lightning storm move from the north into downtown Denver. He took the photograph that appears on the cover using a Nikon D80 camera, 18-200mm lens, focal length 70mm, aperture f/5.0, and shutter speed 9.2 seconds. Ratterman is an associate with Semple, Miller, Mooney & Farrington, P.C., practicing education and employment law and litigation.

August 2009 Issue || Cover Photo Gallery