How to improve your storm photos and videos with just your feet (Camera Tips)

Hey do you want to know one little secret to improving your storm compositions?

What if I told you that so long as you are able to walk, better compositions are within your grasp?

This video shows you a very simple tip that will improve your compositions to make for more pleasing photos and videos.

Our camera tips are meant to improve how you shoot. From composition to exposure to gear and more. These short, quick hitting videos are meant to be practical and applicable to how people shooting weather use their cameras. We hope you find these tips useful as you venture out to take your own weather photographs.

The 2019 Monsoon Storm Chase | Beautiful Skies, Incredible Scenes | Part I

The monsoon season in the Southwest US is one of our favorite patterns to chase. Its way more relaxed than supercells on the plains but oftentimes just as breathtaking and awe-inspiring. Did we mention the photography is amazing?

These storms are of a different breed. They’re born from moisture residing over a hot desert surface. When the sun heats the surface, especially along/near mountain ranges, storms form. These storms present an incredible photography opportunity in the deserts, especially around sunset.

This was Sanner’s first season in the desert and this is their story about the 2019 monsoon season in New Mexico!

How I set up my custom camera settings for storms (Camera Tip)

A lot of photographers and videographers overlook a very simple trick with their cameras to create a much more simplified workflow. This trick is using your camera’s custom functions to create a streamlined shooting experience with presets dialed in. Here’s how I set mine up for filming storms…

Our camera tips are meant to improve how you shoot. From composition to exposure to gear and more. These short, quick hitting videos are meant to be practical and applicable to how people shooting weather use their cameras. We hope you find these tips useful as you venture out to take your own weather photographs.

Supercells from a distant view: How to tell if the storm is strengthening or not…

When you take a look at a strengthening supercell from a bit of a distance, you definitely need to be looking at its visual cues. In this storm anatomy guide, we’re talking about some of the visual cues to look for when the storm is a bit of a distance away. Definitely, when storms are moving fast like they were on this day, having distance initially is always a good call.

Also in this vid, some discussion about how to handle storm chases where you are dealing with linear storm modes. Should you drive south?

Our storm anatomy guides are meant to be educational on dissecting storm structure and behavior visually without the help of radar. Storms typically show what they are up to visually and you don’t actually need the internet to make chase decisions. We hope some of the tips found in these videos are most helpful.