Photographers of severe weather like storms, hurricanes, and tornados have always fascinated people. Most people take shelter when bad weather approaches, leaving a very few brave photographers chasing the storm to capture the event. Photographing severe weather is not a safe way to pass some time, but it pays off because the storm photos are amazing.
Before venturing into danger in order to take a few storm pictures, think hard about whether or not the risk is worth it to you before trying this type of photography.
As you can see from the photographs below, storms often result in dramatic, moody, and eye-catching images. I put together 30 examples of storm photography for your inspiration below. Lightning tearing the sky apart, menacing dark clouds, heavy rain and strong winds make these photos awe-inspiring and worth a look.