The RMetS/RPS Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 - London

04 November 2017

09:30 - 18:30

Central Hall Westminster - London
Central Hall Westminster
Storey's Gate
United Kingdom

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The Royal Meteorological Society and The Royal Photographic Society present a collection of stunning, dramatic images that depict a story about, or the impact of weather. 

The overall Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 is Mike Olbinski from the United States for his image Superstrike which shows multiple lightning strike in Superstition Mountains, east of Phoenix.  The Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 was awarded to Luisa Imazio from Italy for her image Photographer's Troubles. There was also a public vote for the Public’s Favourite image, which was awarded to Scott Robertson from the United Kingdom, for his image Calmer, Fogbow.


The 2017 Selectors Panel:

Matt Taylor, Meteorologist and BBC weather presenter

Sue Brown FRPS, Landscape Photographer, Lecturer

Matt Clark, Photo Editor, RMetS Weather magazine.

Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Dr Michael Pritchard FRPS, Chief Executive of The Royal Photographic Society.


Touring nationwide from October, the exhibition will be on display throughout 2017/2018, with more venues to be added:

7 – 8 October 2017 at Digital Splash 17, Liverpool

4 November 2017 at Weatherlive, London

View venue website for opening times and directions

Find out more about the Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 Exhibition online, where the call for entries for the 2018 competition will also be made in early 2018:

Image: © Debarshi Mukherjee - Detail from the image, City Life in Rains 

Email the event organiser
01189 560 500

Region: LondonGroup(s): Imaging Science, Medical