How to Describe Wind Speed Observations Accurately

Updated Saturday 15th of February 2014

It is very difficult to accurately estimate wind speeds in terms of kilometres per hour. There are often claims of very strong winds, e.g. 80km/h. Without a lot of experience these estimates will be highly unreliable. There is however a way by which you can visually determine the wind speed and accurately communicate it. It’s…

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Do I Need a Digital SLR to Take Good Weather Pictures?

Updated Sunday 9th of February 2014

If you meet most any well known storm chaser you’ll see them with some sort of Digital SLR. Digital SLR cameras are designed to provide the ultimate in control and flexibility of how you produce your photos. A question many beginners may ask is do I need to buy a Digital SLR? The short answer…

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How do you Take Photos of Lightning?

Updated Tuesday 28th of January 2014

Have you ever unsuccessfully tried to take a picture of lightning and wondered how the pros do it? This article is for you. I’ll explain just how all those amazing lightning shots are captured. Comments  |  Read More...