We want to see your monsoon photos. The NABUR with the best storm photo wins a $20 gift card to Culver's .
Storm photographer Lori Grace Bailey has been nice enough to judge this contest. Submissions are due by Saturday, July 31 at 4 p.m. Lori is the final and only judge of the winner.
Check out her tips on taking beautiful storm photos below, and reply to this post with your photo submissions.
If you're interested in watching my full video interview with Lori, it can be found here.
Good luck NABURs!
"I do want to always mention you want to make sure you're safe when you're doing this," Bailey said. "First and foremost, I like to tell people that you can capture a storm from the comfort of your home or the comfort of your car. That's a very safe place to be in, even if you're just driving; pull over in a park when you watch the storm."
Using an affordable camera is perfectly OK
"Even a simple DSLR (digital single-lens reflex camera) - this is my baby, by the way, this is a Sony mirrorless camera - but even the ones you can buy at Walmart or Costco work," she said. "They come in a package, and Cannon sells a kit, and they're probably around 300 or 400 dollars."
Download an app that controls the camera on your smartphone
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