Over Booker, Texas

Over Booker
(please click to view on black // canon 5d mark iii, canon 17-40mm f/4 l, iso 800, f/8.0, 1/6 // buy print)

The Booker Supercell was undoubtedly ranked either 1 or 2 in my experiences as a storm chaser. My only wish is that we had gotten there a few moments earlier, but I’m pretty sure we saw the storm at it’s best right before it started dying out. Here’s a look at the storm as it was losing strength, finally passing over the town of Booker, Texas. Earlier in the chase we had been north of Booker, watching the storm move to the southeast…and then we raced south into town and blasted east to stay ahead.

This was one of the final moments of the storm before the sun was completely down and dark overtook us.

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  1. […] Over Booker, Texas – so many terrific elements come together to help make this image as dramatic as it truly is.  The fabulous storm cell image, captured by Mike Olbinski, documents the raw power and fury of Mother Nature.  Incredible cloud formations linger overhead and in the distance you can see the effects of ravaging winds and fierce rain as the cell passes over just before the light disappears in the day. […]

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