I live where Monsoons create havoc a few months out of the year. Mike Olbinski, a photographer here in Phoenix is an amazing storm shooter, and this video he did of this past monsoon season is a killer. His video will keep you riveted to the screen.
“I’ve been chasing the monsoon in Arizona for about 6-7 years now. This summer was different though. Back in late July, I was wondering why it felt like I was out chasing more than ever before. And then I remembered. I had a job last summer. This year I didn’t. I went full-time photography in November of 2014 and haven’t looked back.
I was free to roam and had virtually no limitations. I even had multiple chases where I never actually wend to bed, but instead chased all night. I took the kids to New Mexico at one point early in the season.
Last year I counted roughly 31 total days that I chased a storm during the monsoon. This summer: 48. Yikes.”
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And check out his work on his website.