Photography

Turbulent Photography

December 10th, 2010

Today’s collection provides some amazing examples of stormy photography which can be very difficult to capture. Lightning is one of the most intense and most extreme moments which require great skill to create an awesome effect and a good picture.
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A perfect storm and lightning photograph is one which shows the incredible lighting, enormous shadows and a massive scale of energy. To capture such greatness in a single photograph is not easy at all. Here is a number of breathtaking photographs to inspire you!

Storm & Lightning Photography

Light Show

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THE POWER OF THE STORM II

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The Perfect Storm

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Llanuras de Cáceres

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Storm Clouds at Sunset

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HDR – Grand Canyon lightning

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Thunder in the Rockies

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Sparky Shortgrass Prairie

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1.21 Gigawatts!

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Dramatic Sky as Storm rolls over Brisbane

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Advancing storm over wheatfield

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Storm’s coming…

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The Perfect Storm

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Storm!

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Weather Bulletin: today waterfall from the clouds

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Storm Ahead

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Cantabrian Sea Show III

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Storm cloud east of Pasco

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dag-um

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“A Night and A Storm”

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Dorothy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

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The Storm Cloud

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Mammatus Clouds & Lightning

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Sea Storm #9

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storm clouds

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Light Arch

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Lightning on Galveston Bay

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Into the storm

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Recife storm cloud

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Into the Storm

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Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog webdesigncore.com, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

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Iain Mallory
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5 years 9 months ago

Some totally awe inspiring photos, a collection that makes me want to be a stormchaser even more!

sourabh
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sourabh
5 years 9 months ago

Good Job. Keep it up

xRaymaster
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xRaymaster
5 years 9 months ago

They look sick!

brickum
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5 years 9 months ago

Wow, those are some purely amazing shots. A couple are blatantly photoshop, but the rest are truly awe inspiring.

Weirdly Odd
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5 years 9 months ago

Storm clouds look awesome

Sunalini
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Sunalini
5 years 9 months ago

Very beautiful and captivating shots

Vivek Parmar
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5 years 9 months ago

some are awesome, no words to write here. Great job and thanks for sharing these with us.

Ken
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5 years 9 months ago

I love this kind of work…nature at its finest

Bruno Rocha
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5 years 9 months ago

Some looks like very artificial, but some looks like very real… nice post.

Leeza
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5 years 9 months ago

Wow, that’s some collection.

Bruno’s right; some do look fake, though still beautiful.

Curtis Scott
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5 years 9 months ago

These are some of the most amazing nature shots I’ve ever seen. Thanks for sharing!

Dana
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5 years 9 months ago

All I can say is WOW. Very nice shooting. Thanks for sharing

Kaukomieli
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5 years 9 months ago

nice!

I suppose the “fake” pictures people are referring to are mostly HDR-images. Since people expect pictures to have a low dynamic range it takes a moment to realize those are real pictures anyway.

Rana Mukherjee
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Rana Mukherjee
5 years 8 months ago

The pictures are awesome.Aquil, I am really honored to pay my gratitude through this comment.Thank you again,for sharing such marvelous photographs.

Dave Tymon
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5 years 7 months ago

It’s photos like these that make me kick myself every time I forget to take my camera out!

note to self… camera, tripod, every trip!

John
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5 years 5 months ago

Very impressive photos.

Yesta Desamba @Graphic Design
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4 years 8 months ago

Great collection – thanks for sharing

Mansell
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4 years 5 months ago

The moodiness of these images have a high emotional impact, so much so, that I need to focus on each one, including a pause, before moving to the next.

These are an inspiring examples of the possibilities. The complimentary colors strengthen the emotional effects. Nice work!

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