As we’ve discussed before, you don’t need to wait for the perfect weather or the golden hour to take superb footage. As always, the profitable footage of Weather Photographer of the Year remind us that this in point of fact is the case. The Royal Meteorological Society has introduced the 2021 contest winners, they usually display all the attractiveness and flexibility of other climate prerequisites we will be able to to find ourselves in.
Now in its 6th yr, the contest gained 8,900 footage taken by means of greater than 3,300 photographers from 114 nations. But there can most effective be one winner, proper? This yr, the flattering identify of Weather Photographer of the Year was once awarded to Giulio Montini for his photo titled Morning Fog.
“This photo can most effective be taken from one level,” the photographer defined. “There is a small church on most sensible of a hill in the the town of Airuno, in the province of Lecco in Italy. Under the mist passes the river Adda. In the autumn months, on some days, it is conceivable to look this display with the first lighting of dawn. After 20 mins, the whole lot is over.”
Like annually, the contest additionally identified the Young Weather Photographer of the Year, for photographers below 18 years of age. This yr’s winner is Phoenix Blue from Kansas, with this photo Kansas Storm taken in Goddard, US.
Phoenix shot this beautiful photo on an iPhone, which leads us to the thrilling information for the pageant. For the first time in six years, there’s now a Mobile Phone class. The winner on this class is Christopher de Castro Comeso from Abu Dhabi, UAE. His symbol Foggy Morning carries a identical identify to the total profitable photo, however it’s very a lot other, appearing one of the oldest landmarks in Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn.
The contest additionally selects runners-up, which might be then shared for the public vote. The 2021 Public Favorite is Serge Zaka and his symbol Lightning from an Isolated Storm over Cannes Bay.
There are lots extra incredible footage amongst runners-up. Take a take a look at them under and remember to talk over with Weather Photographer of the Year’s website for more info, and to regulate the long term contests.
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