Steamy and stormy: Weather Photographer of the Year opens for public vote

Weather Photographer of the Year 2022
(Image credit: Krzysztof Tollas - Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)

The shortlist for Weather Photographer of the Year 2022 has just been announced and it's time for the public to cast their vote. The annual Royal Meteorological Society’s photography competition is an opportunity for photographers all over the world to submit their best weather images showing raging storms, terrifying tornados, and magical winter wonderlands. 

Since its inception seven years ago the award has continued to grow in popularity and this year photographers from 119 countries entered. Up for grabs is a cash prize of £500, £250 and £100 for first, second and third place in the main category as well as a Canon Selphy C1300 printer and media pack for the winner, a copy of the book Weather: A Force of Nature and a copy of Jo Bradford’s Smart Photos for the public winner.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.