Contest Celebrates the World’s Ideal Storm Pictures

Storm Photo of the Yr, 1st Put (Image: Alexis Mallard)

Acclaimed storm photographer Mike Olbinski is passionate about his craft. And so he preferred to create a spot for other storm photographers to display off their do the job and be rewarded at the exact same time. As a result, Storm Photographs of the Year—affectionately identified as The Stormys—was born. Now in its second year, the contest has just announced winners across three categories.

French photographer Alexis Maillard gained Photo of the Year for her evocative picture of a lightning bolt touching down in French wine region. Everett Occhipinti, who chases storms alongside with his identical brother, took residence the top rated prize for the greatest tornado photo of the calendar year. His highly effective photograph reveals a tornado descending on a town in Texas. Fantastically composed, the picture displays the prosperous textures of the cyclone.

The last category, Photographer of the 12 months, was judged based on a 10-impression portfolio. Winner Amy Howard was awarded 3rd area in past year’s portfolio contest but jumped forward of the other people this year. Her do the job displays a loaded range, with her capturing all the things from outstanding lightning strikes to dark, stormy clouds rolling by way of the sky.

“The determination for producing this contest is to reward people who get the job done so tough just about every yr,” shares Oblinski. “I see the images that cross my Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter timelines all day. Quite a few of them are mind-blowing, and then they vanish down the newsfeed and which is it. My hope is to understand your efforts, hard function, epic photos and reward you for that.”

Presented the good quality of the pictures and the recognition they’re receiving, Oblinski has certainly attained his mission.

Storm Photographs of the Yr celebrates outstanding storm photography from close to the planet.

Tornado Photography

Tornado Picture of the Year, 1st Position (Picture: Everett Occhipinti)

Lightning in a Pasture

Storm Photographer of the Yr, 1st Place (Photo: Amy Howard)

Storm Cloud Photography

Storm Photo of the Year, 2nd Place (Photograph: Brett Wright)

Lightning Over a City

Storm Photograph of the 12 months, 3rd Spot (Image: Enric Bachs)

Storm Photography Contest

Storm Photographer of the Calendar year, 2nd Location (Photograph: Tim Baca)

The contest was developed by acclaimed storm photographer Mike Olbinski.

Award Winning Storm Photography

Storm Photographer of the Year, 1st Location (Photograph: Amy Howard)

Dark Storm Clouds Over a Landscape

Storm Photographer of the Calendar year, 1st Position (Photo: Amy Howard)

Storm Photos of the Year 2021

Tornado Photo of the Calendar year, 3rd Put (Photo: William Reid)

Lightning Over a City

Storm Photographer of the 12 months, 2nd Area (Image: Tim Baca)

Best Tornado Photography

Tornado Photo of the Year, 2nd Location (Picture: Isaac Polanski)

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