“Stormy Days​​”

​From a casual unplanned capture, to all out-storm chasing, the weather can affect the mood of an image more than anything else. Uncontrollable wind, clouds and rain, the beautiful powerful elements of life and nature are the subject or backdrop of many of the most amazing images ever captured. Even a hint of that power or just a mild touch of it during a light afternoon shower, has a very dramatic effect on our worlds natural light, a light that only nature can produce!

First Place Winner
Wall Of Snow by ​Stian​ ​Nesoy
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Second Place Winner
Côte de Granit Rose ​by Judith ​Kuhn
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Third Place Winner
Hidden heart​ by Craig Bill
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Honorable Mention Winner
Phare du Petit Minou by Judith ​Kuhn
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Theme Shortlist
Storm in the Alps by Ales Krivec
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“Stormy Days​​” 2019 Theme Winners
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Whatever The Weather

The vagaries of our climate can be frustrating, but at the same time they offer some fantastic opportunities for exciting and engaging photography. In this category, any subject goes, as long as it has weather as its dominating theme. This might mean the morning light streaming through autumn mist, someone running for the bus through the pouring rain, people snoozing on a sun-drenched beach, or a mountainscape in the snow. Be creative with how you portray the scene in front of you, perhaps using a long exposure to capture streaking raindrops or a neutral-density graduated filter to emphasise the moodiness of a stormy sky.

Porthcawl
by Jay Birmingham
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Fishing village at night
by Michael Epel
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Hintersee morning
by Kai Hornung
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Just a bit windy
by Tuule Müürsepp
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Hold on tight!
by foxbird
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Whatever The Weather
Part of Amateur Photographer of the Year 2019

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Weather Photographer of the Year 2019

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) is looking for the best photographs from around the world that depict weather in its widest sense.

From weather phenomena to the impact of weather, we are looking for stunning images that showcase the sometimes dramatic, often fascinating impact and story of weather.

For the Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year we are looking for images that capture the beauty, power, occasional absurdity and fragility in the face of human activity.

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Vote for your favourite from the 24 shortlisted entries and help choose the Weather Photographer of the Year 2019.

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