Photo from Iceland Shortlisted for International Award

Vala Hafstað

Among the 26 shortlisted entries of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Weather Photographer of the Year competition 2020 is the one you see above, taken at Dyrhólaey, South Iceland. The photo was taken at night by Russian photographer Mikhail Shcheglov, a moment before a storm broke. 

You can take part in choosing the winner by voting for your favorite image here. All winners will be announced at RmetS’ Weather live event on Saturday, October 17, at 1-4 pm British Summer Time. 

This is the fifth year the competition is being held by the RMetS, in association with AccuWeather. The competition provides a platform for the world’s best weather photography, depicting weather in its widest sense.

“The weather in its many forms can make for some of the most stunning photography,” a statement on RMetS’ website reads. “With a constantly changing subject, you may be in the right place at the right time to capture a dream shot or have put a lot of preparation and patience into ensuring the perfect photo.”

Check out the shortlist of stunning photos and vote for the one that impresses you the most.

While you’re at it, view the past winners.

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6 °C

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