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Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 – All Entries

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) have announced the shortlist for the 2017 Weather Photographer of the Year competition.
All 48 shortlisted entries can be found below. Click on any image to get a larger view.

Good luck to all entrants, the winning entries will be announced and prizes awarded at the Royal Meteorological Society event on 20th September 2017. 

Paul Williams - Approaching Storm

Paul Williams - Approaching Storm

Paul Kingston - Winter Woolies

Paul Kingston - Winter Woolies

Paul Kingston - Monster from the Deep

Paul Kingston - Monster from the Deep

Stephan Brzozowski - Cirrus cloud over Orton Scar Cumbria

Stephan Brzozowski - Cirrus cloud over Orton Scar Cumbria

Scott Robertson - Calmer Fogbow

Scott Robertson - Calmer Fogbow

Roy Curtis - Torrential rain at night

Roy Curtis - Torrential rain at night

Stu Meech - Rainbow Poppies

Stu Meech - Rainbow Poppies

Steve Oldfield - Crosthwaite Church

Steve Oldfield - Crosthwaite Church

Steve Ball - Storm over Gibralter

Steve Ball - Storm over Gibralter

Paul Kingston - Autumnal Fog

Paul Kingston - Autumnal Fog

Paul Jacobs - Lightning Storm 1

Paul Jacobs - Lightning Storm 1

Nicky Rochussen - Storm over Sydney

Nicky Rochussen - Storm over Sydney

Mike Olbinski - The Katie-Wynnewood Tornado

Mike Olbinski - The Katie-Wynnewood Tornado

Mike Olbinski - Superstrike

Mike Olbinski - Superstrike

Nicky Rochussen - Storm over Sydney

Michele Palazzo - Flatiron Building in the Blizzard

Michele Palazzo - Flatiron Building in the Blizzard

Merveille Adomou - Frozen Fall

Merveille Adomou - Frozen Fall

Melvin Nicholson - Fogbow

Melvin Nicholson - Fogbow

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Martin Lisius - Nebraska Sandhills Tornado

Martin Lisius - Nebraska Sandhills Tornado

Marco Imazio - White Cloth of Snow

Marco Imazio - White Cloth of Snow

Manolis Thravolos - Tropical Samos

Manolis Thravolos - Tropical Samos

Luisa Imazio - Photographer's Troubles

Luisa Imazio - Photographer's Troubles

Lisa Wood - Monster Sunset

Lisa Wood - Monster Sunset

Lee Roberts - Winter Walkers

Lee Roberts - Winter Walkers

Laurie Reed - Frozen

Laurie Reed - Frozen

Kim Stevens - Karoo Thunderstorm

Kim Stevens - Karoo Thunderstorm

Kasia Nowak - Bled in Blizzard

Kasia Nowak - Bled in Blizzard

John Finney - Minnesota shelf cloud

John Finney - Minnesota shelf cloud

Honghui Li - Mistry Tianzi Mount

Honghui Li - Mistry Tianzi Mount

Guy Corbishley - Sunset blanket mist over south east London

Guy Corbishley - Sunset blanket mist over south east London

Graham Niven - Solitree

Graham Niven - Solitree

Graham Niven - Lenticular Pampa

Graham Niven - Lenticular Pampa

Graeme Whipps - Above the mist

Graeme Whipps - Above the mist

Grace Chung - Curtain of Clouds

Grace Chung - Curtain of Clouds

Fedor Lashkov - Excitement in the Sky

Fedor Lashkov - Excitement in the Sky

Elena Chaykina - Rainbow over Canary Wharf

Elena Chaykina - Rainbow over Canary Wharf

Debarshi Mukherjee - City Life in Rains

Debarshi Mukherjee - City Life in Rains

Daniel Winter - Rain in the desert 2017

Daniel Winter - Rain in the desert 2017

Craig Boehm - Little House on the Praire

Craig Boehm - Little House on the Praire

Brandon Yoshizawa - Zoom

Brandon Yoshizawa - Zoom

Brandon Yoshizawa - Above the fog

Brandon Yoshizawa - Above the fog

Amy Valach - Frozen smile

Amy Valach - Frozen smile

Ali Lansley - Frost on the Beach

Ali Lansley - Frost on the Beach

Alexey Tanyushin - Ice Cream

Alexey Tanyushin - Ice Cream

Alex Ponniah - Lightning Across Bay

Alex Ponniah - Lightning Across Bay

Aleksandr Kazakevich - Pargelius over Tsarkoe Selo

Aleksandr Kazakevich - Pargelius over Tsarkoe Selo

Akimova Olga Andreevna - The Greatness of Heaven

Akimova Olga Andreevna - The Greatness of Heaven

Adrian Theze - Eye of the Storm

Adrian Theze - Eye of the Storm

The selectors were: 

  • Liz Bentley; Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society 
  • Michael Pritchard; Chief Executive of the Royal Photographic Society
  • Matt Clark; Photo Editor of the RMetS Weather magazine. 
  • Matt Taylor; BBC Weather Presenter and RMetS Fellow 
  • Ben Cherry; 2016 Weather Photographer of the Year - 1st place, over 16s
  • Sue Brown FRPS, Fellow of the RPS

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