The winning images from the Storm Photo of the Year Awards have actually been announced. All the images were taken over the course of 2021, and the competitors is divided into three classifications: Photo of the Year, Tornado Photo of the Year and Photographer of the Year.
Tornado Photo of the Year.
Place went to Alexis Maillard with his arresting image of this lightning bolt in Chardonnay, Saône-et-Loire, France. Second location was won by Brett Wright for his picture of an enforcing storm cloud overshadowing a church in Malta, Montana, and third location went to Enric Navarrete Bachs for his image of both a water spout and lightning over the city of Barcelona, Spain.
The title of Tornado Photographer of the year went to Everett Occhipinti with his image of a tornado ravishing a field of crops in Lockett, Texas.
There are some pretty remarkable images, a few of the tornado shots are quite extraordinary considering the truth that many of us would be turning to run in the opposite instructions. Storm Chasers are a completely different breed it seems. You can see the top winning entries listed below.
Photo of the Year.
2nd reward was awarded to Isaac Polanski for his image of what looks like storm chasers satisfying a huge twister in Creston, Illinois:.
And third prize went to William Reid for this picture of a substantial dust cloud and twister also shot in Lockett, Texas:.
Professional photographer of the Year.
For this award professional photographers needed to present a portfolio of ten images caught throughout the year 2021.
First location: Amy Howard:
Third Place: Brett Wright:.
Second Place: Tim Baca:.
The winning images from the Storm Photo of the Year Awards have actually been revealed. All the images were taken over the course of 2021, and the competitors is divided into three categories: Photo of the Year, Tornado Photo of the Year and Photographer of the Year. And the 3rd (portfolio) award looked to recognize the accomplishment of putting together an incredible set of 10 images taken in 2021.
There are some quite excellent images, some of the twister shots are rather unbelievable considering the truth that many of us would be turning to run in the opposite direction.
You can find out more about the contest on the site.