Photographer captures a rainbow and lightening bolt in one shot
The incredible Iowa shot (Picture: JOSH RUDEN / CATERS)

A lucky snapper has caught an incredible picture which shows two amazing weather fronts in one picture.

Usually associated with a fresh spring day, rainbows rarely are seen next to violent thunderstorms.

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But that’s what happened for one American photographer.

Josh Ruden was caught on an iPhone but shows a fork of lightening in the Iowan landscape.

Living in the small town of Peosta the 28-year-old was taken aback by the surprise shot.

Photographer captures a rainbow and lightening bolt in one shot
Iowa is famous for it’s rural farm landscapes (Picture: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The graphic designer said: ‘I was driving home from work during a thunderstorm around 8:30pm.

‘I stopped to take a photo of a double rainbow when lightning struck – pure luck.’

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Atmospheric as it is dramatic, Ruden’s picture has inspired some to think of it as an album cover.

With the road running into the American farmland, the nature-based photographer has had success before.

Ruden has previously shot a double rainbow.

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