Photographer wins national award for stunning lightning strike image… on the day of his funeral

Photographer is revealed as winner of national contest… on the day of his funeral: Stunning lightning strike captures first prizeDanny Beath collapsed outside his home from a heart attack'I just wish he'd known before he died,' says contest organiser and Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year, run by The Sunday Times. His latest win would have bagged him new camera gear and seen him travel to Papua New Guinea on a photo commission.