Photo was taken at Saylorville lake just north of Des Moines.
The spots you see are falling rain drops.
The spots in the image are rain drops.
I took this photo in Central Iowa in the Spring of 2010.
Lightning striking the Alleman T.V. transmission towers.
Lightning striking through a layer of low clouds
Photo was taken in southwestern Iowa near the town of Atlantic.
The yellow streak in the middle of the image is in fact a lightning bug, that got caught in the exposure.