For storms Hunter published a collection of his most stunning pictures
• Hunter storms he has published a collection of his most stunning photos
Hunter storms and photographer Mike Hollingshed fascinating element. If somewhere in the United States is brewing powerful storm or a tornado, he will definitely go to this place, in the hope to make the next good frame.
Below you will find the 16 shots that Hollingshed considers the most successful of his career:
Hollingshed began to hunt for the storms in 1999. At first it was just a hobby, which grew by 2004 in full operation.
His season starts in April and ends in July. According to the photographer, the most "Urozhayne" in his case the time - in May and June. This double rainbow was able to "catch" in Kansas.
Hollingshed uses computer models to determine the approximate location where the most successful photo may be. But still it is impossible to determine whether the real will justify expectations of the picture until you see everything with my own eyes.
Some hunters storms using special vehicles (pictured), equipped with the technology to shoot a tornado. Hollinngshed leads standard model Mitsubishi Eclipse.
In order not to risk their lives, it often removes without leaving the car.
supercell - it is isolated dense storm eddies, which can last several hours. Often they resemble huge UFO.
This supercell Hollingshed removed in Nebraska in 2009.
One day in Nebraska photographer was able to observe three different supercell.
Although most Hollingshed likes to shoot the storm and the storm, it fascinates and other natural phenomena. In this picture, for example, it captures the so-called convective clouds, which are formed due to condensation of water vapor in the rising and cooling air.
Storm front in Nebraska
This image Hollingshed made near his home in Nebraska in 2005.
This hurricane in South Dakota was a record-sized hail. One Garden, for example, reached 20 cm. In diameter and weighed almost a kilogram.
Summer storm in South Dakota. From the sky falling hailstones the size of almost with baseballs.
Such clouds hunters storms called "whale's mouth"
This photo photographer took near his home.
According Hollinsheda, the greatest difficulty in his work is not the element, and a crowd of fans that follow him around. Due to the fact that on the road there is a long line of cars, the danger is increased many times over.