Silver 2017 / Nature / Seasons


  • Photographer
    James Smart
  • Prizes
    Silver in Nature/Seasons

A rare and jaw-dropping anti-cyclonic tornado touches down in open farmland, narrowly missing a home near Simla, Colorado.

Born & raised in Melbourne, Australia, James took up photography in 2012 whilst visiting Italy. Landscapes were the main focus once picking up his first Canon DSLR, and has not looked back. The weather photography came only a year later, deciding to venture to tornado alley in the United States of America. Not having much luck on the first storm chasing journey, he has returned every year since and has captured mother nature at her most dangerous. From breathtaking tornadoes to storm structure which you have to see to believe. After capturing such stunning images from storm chasing,