Here are the seven most beautiful weather photos of the year – Evening Edition Ouest-France

Every year, the Weather Photographer of the Year awards the most impressive weather images signed by photographers, amateurs or professionals. These are the winners of the 2022 edition of this contest organized by the Royal Meteorological Society of London (United Kingdom).

Nature is as beautiful as it is fragile. This is, in essence, the message of the Weather Photographer of the Year, a photography competition organized by the British Royal Meteorological Society. Headquartered in London (United Kingdom), this institution aims to advance science and technology in the fields of climate and meteorology. On Thursday, October 6, the organizers revealed the seven winners of this 2022 edition, launched in April. Hundreds of images from 119 countries were sent to the jury of the event. this year is “the spectacular photo of Christopher Ison, eunice stormtaken at Newhaven in the UK in 2021 which won first prize »detailed the officials of the competition in a press release.

“It was going to be huge! »

“When the storm was announced, and was accompanied by the first red alert for the south coast, I knew I had to find a place to record it, it was going to be huge! recalls the British photographer. I got there pretty early. Many photographers were already drenched from rain and seawater, standing very close to the harbor wall. I decided to head to higher ground and a little further away, with my back to the storm. I was awarded for an image that I am very proud of. »

Briton Christopher Ison won the Weather Photographer of the Year contest with his stunning shot “La Tempête Eunice”. (Photo: Christopher Ison / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)
Myanmar photographer Aung Chan was declared the winner in the mobile device category with this photo, ‘Sunset’, taken in Hpa-an, Myanmar, after a cloudy and rainy afternoon. (Photo: Aung Chan / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)
“Ghost under the cliff”, “The ghost under the cliff” by the Spanish Emili Vilamala Benito, third place overall. A photo taken at the Tavertet cliff in Barcelona, ​​Spain. (Photo: Emili Vilamala Benito / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)
This image, signed by the British Jamie Russel, received the public award during the competition. (Photo: Jamie Russell / 2022 Weather Photographer of the Year)
Second overall: Canadian Zhenhuan Zhou captured ice-capped Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. (Photo: Steven Zhou / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)
British photographer Vince Campbell took second place in the mobile category with this mystical scene (nicknamed ‘Scotch Mist’) near Loch Lomond, Scotland. (Photo: Vince Campbell/2022 Weather Photographer of the Year)
American Eris Pil was named the winner of the Young Photographer of the Year category with “Mammatus Sunset”, “Mammatus Sunset”. At just 16 years old, this amateur photographer immortalized a rare cloud formation: mammatus. (Photo: Eris Pil / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)
At 14, India’s Shreya Nair is second in the Young Photographer of the Year category. She captured on film the Tyndall effect, which occurs when sunlight is scattered by small particles in the air, such as dust or smoke. (Photo: Shreya Nair / Weather Photographer of the Year 2022)

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