Lightning Photography – advice from award winning Photographer


I am often asked, when people see my award winning image of colossal lightning strikes crashing down above Blackpool, how I captured it. The answer is not that I was simply lucky, although luck played some part, but that a number of things came together to make the shot possible. It was actually the first time I had ever photographed lightning!

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RMetS Podcast - Episode 3

Episode 3 - WeatherLive - Weather & Photography Interview

We hosted our annual WeatherLive Conference in London on Nov 4th 2017. In this episode we talk with two of the speakers from the morning session, which was focused on (no pun intended!) Weather & Photography.

Michael Pritchard is the Chief Executive of the Royal Photographic Society and his talk was on how the technical developments in photography since 1839 have allowed photographers to capture weather in their images. 

#CloudHour Competition for World Meteorological Day theWeather Club Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:39

To celebrate World Meteorological Day (#WorldMetDay) on 23rd March, the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) are running a competition with @StormHour. The theme of this year's World Meteorological Day is 'Understanding Clouds', so we are running a mini cloud competition.