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Chase 2016 - Photo Competition Final

Storm chase 2016 photo competition final   100 members have voted

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  1. 1. Choose your favourite photo

    • Photo 1
      1
    • Photo 2
      2
    • Photo 3
      1
    • Photo 4
      1
    • Photo 5
      0
    • Photo 6
      1
    • Photo 7
      18
    • Photo 8
      6
    • Photo 9
      36
    • Photo 10
      3
    • Photo 11
      10
    • Photo 12
      10
    • Photo 13
      2

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It's the big one! The final of the storm chase USA 2016 photo competition. The entries have been whittled down in the first vote, so we have the cream of the crop for the final vote. One small change is that on the tour 1 photos - photos 5 & 6 made it through to the final, but they were from the same day / same photographer, so just one of them is included in the vote, and the fourth place photo from that tour is now included in the final. 

The vote will close on Friday at 11am.

Good luck to all the finalists!

All photos were taking during the 2016 WeatherHolidays/Netweather storm chases by guests - if you'd like to join one of our tours, take a look at the WeatherHolidays website for more information.

Photo 1:
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Photo 2:
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Photo 3:
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Photo 4:
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Photo 5:
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Photo 6:
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Photo 7:
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Photo 8:
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Photo 9:
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Photo 10:
t3-12.jpg

Photo 11:
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Photo 12:
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Photo 13:
t3-5.jpg

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Please note, those starting duplicate accounts to vote in this will have their votes removed, so it's really not worth it.

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No' 12 for me, I like a close encounter. All great shots in there own way and something that I wish I had put on my bucket list before I got a fear of flying!

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2 hours ago, Polar Maritime said:

No' 12 for me, I like a close encounter. All great shots in there own way and something that I wish I had put on my bucket list before I got a fear of flying!

I have one like number 12 on my wall - and number 7 is on my wall!

Some really spectacular shots from some magnificent storms. Particular like number 3 - wish I saw the Wynnewood tornado!

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Thanks guys! Number 12 is mine, and was definitely a close encounter. Though thanks really goes to Paul, Ian, Tom and Graham for getting us there, and getting us that close, safely! Thanks for the comments, genuinely made my day! :)

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Close choice between 12 and 7 for me. Really love the colour contrast in them

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16 hours ago, mikeofmacc said:

Thanks guys! Number 12 is mine, and was definitely a close encounter. Though thanks really goes to Paul, Ian, Tom and Graham for getting us there, and getting us that close, safely! Thanks for the comments, genuinely made my day! :)

Also got my vote, Mike! 

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It's got to be photo 11: the vanishing point really draws the eye. Beautiful photo. You don't need a dramatic weather set piece like lightning or a tornado to make a great photo - an empty road and an interesting cloud can do the job just as well!

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Just now, Cloud Iris said:

It's got to be photo 11: the vanishing point really draws the eye. Beautiful photo. You don't need a dramatic weather set piece like lightning or a tornado to make a great photo - an empty road and an interesting cloud can do the job just as well!

Just realised there is actually a little tornado in photo 11. But it's not the immediate focus of the photo and it still gets my vote!

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1 minute ago, Cloud Iris said:

Just realised there is actually a little tornado in photo 11. But it's not the immediate focus of the photo and it still gets my vote!

There were actually three tornadoes on the ground at one point from that storm, was very fortunate to witness it!

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10 minutes ago, Cloud Iris said:

Just realised there is actually a little tornado in photo 11. But it's not the immediate focus of the photo and it still gets my vote!

It's a brilliant shot that captures the memory of the day perfectly. Driving down the dirt road towards the tornadoes was probably the best fun I've had on tour. I do have videos of that day on my website - brilliant memories!

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4 hours ago, Brignalls said:

They're all brilliant! Wish I could vote more than one!

Yes they are,i would love to witness some of this weather in the UK but not the tornadic volicity that they witness over there of caurse

i love photo's 7 & 9 for the stuctures but i can only pick one,mmmm!

9 it is for the sunset background and it looks more dramatic,stunning:)

thanks to all for the pics,they are all winners to me:clap:

 

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It's a toss up between 2, 7 and 11. I can't decide out of those three. 

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I love photo 8, That cloud is almost ready to drop an F3   :) 

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