Europhotometeo

On initiative of the Spanish Meteorological Society AME, the EMS announced a first European photo competition on meteorological phenomena – Europhotmeteo (EPM) – in 2009. Following the huge interest in 2009 it was agreed to continue the competition.
The competition is managed by an organising committee chaired by the coordinator Fernando Bullón (AME).

We are delighted to announce The Europhotometeo 2020.

To register and upload a photo follow this link.

Registration and submission until: 15 January 2020.

The winning entries are determined by the votes of a jury consisting of the Presidents of all 38 EMS Member Societies. In addition, a prize is announced for the favourite of the public:  public voting will be open from 2 to 18 March 2020.

For the full details see the Terms & conditions .

Announcement EMS photo competition (EPM2020)

Winners of earlier Europhotometeo competitions

2016

1st Prize

Roibu Grigore

Clouds coming: The scenery from the top of the mountains was extremely changeable. It was different from one second to the next. Everything around me was moving fast. We conducted a series of frames but it seems that the best complements heaven and earth.

Location: French Alps
Date: 2014-03-02
Equipment: Nikon D5000 + Nikon AF-S 70-300mm

2nd Prize

Julio Herrera Menéndez

Storm: After scouting locations I liked this because of the strong waves that passed behind the lighthouse.

Location: Cantabria, Spain
Date: 2015-02-15
Equipment: Nikon D810, 400mm 5.6 Tokina, tripodManfrato

3rd Prize

Esteban Cabrera Mendez

Path of trade winds

Location: Canary Islands
Date: 2014-04-24
Equipment: Canon 500 D + tripode

4th Prize

Ignacio Rico

Mediterranean Winter Monster

Location: Montgat (Barcelona), Spain
Date: 2015-01-02
Equipment: Camera: Canon EOS 550d/ Optics: Olympus OM Zuiko 50mm f1.8

5th Prize

Dziadula Dorian

The perfect supercell: Magic evening with a wonderful isolated LP supercell at the blue hour.

Location: Kansas, near Selden
Date: 2015-06-04
Equipment: Canon 7D Mark II + Canon 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

5th Prize

Rubén del Campo

Asperitas clouds over Tenerife: Impressive asperitas clouds were observed from Izaña Atmospheric Observatory.

Location: Izaña Atmospheric Observatory, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
Date: 2015-11-30
Equipment: Pentax K-5 II f8 1/60 88mm

7th Prize

Christopher Rutter

Cuillin rainbow: This perfect rainbow appeared during a short break in one of the many rain showers.

Location: Isle of Skye, UK
Date: 2014-10-24
Equipment: Nikon D800 DSLR, 17-35mm lens, polariser and ND grad filters

8th Prize

Xavier Mas

Orogenic clouds at sunset in Es Vedra Island (Ibiza).

Location: Cala d’Hort – Ibiza Island – Spain
Date: 2015-12-19
Equipment: Nikon D7000, nikon 17-55 mm, tripod.

9th Prize

Javier Lozano

Nubes fantasma: I took the picture of these clouds on a cold wave in the Pirenees when …

Location: Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (Spain)
Date: 2015-02-08
Equipment: Canon 6D, canon 16-35 f/2’8 II, polarized filter, tripod, ND -0’6

10th Prize

Juan Ortiz Rivas

1000 meters above sea level

Location: Málaga, Spain
Date: 2015-01-05
Equipment: Nikon D700+Sigma DG 17-35 2.8-4 and tripod

2014

1st Prize

Cyrill Schlauri

Snow-Cloud directly over Lake Constance: That was a very special Cloud-Formation over Lake Constance –

Location: above Rorschacherberg, Switzerland
Date: 2013-02-09
Equipment: Nikon D800 / Nikon 17-35 f/2.8 by 17mm, no Filters

2nd Prize

Vincent Deligny

Lightning alley: Just before midnight, the sky has become awesome!

Location: Chemin Jura France
Date: 2013-06-19
Equipment: Canon 5d mark3 17-40mm

3rd Prize

David Köster

Aurora Borealis over Jökulsarlon

Location: Jökulsarlon, Iceland
Date: 2013-03-03
Equipment: Nikon D800, Nikkor 14-18mm/2.8, Gitzo Tripod, Remote Control

4th Prize

Alexander Stepanenko

Lunar Halo: Lunar Halo – an amazing natural phenomenon.

Location: Russia, Murmansk region, the Upper Reservoir.
Date: 2013-12-31
Equipment: Nikon D-800

4th Prize

Florent Estival

Apocalypse Bow

Location: Mérignac, France
Date: 2013-12-13
Equipment: Canon EOS 6D with lens Canon 24-105 mm

4th Prize

Giovanni Allievi

Rough sea: A giant wave during a seastorm in Italy.

Location: Varigotti, Italy
Date: 2014-01-08
Equipment: Canon Eos 5dMkII, Canon Ef 70-200 f/4L USM

7th Prize

Tarquinus Vadenau

Magic Morning

Location: Rarau Mountains, ROMANIA
Date: 2014-01-14
Equipment: Nikon D5000, Tamron 70-300 mm, PLC filter, tripod.

8th Prize

John Owen

Ground Halo: The photo shows an unusual ground halo, not previously seen by me.

Location: Loch Kinord, near Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Date: 2013-11-29
Equipment: Canon EOS500D camera with 25mm lens at f/11 and 1/400s

9th Prize

Marko Korosec

The independence day: While on storm chasing expeditions in the Tornado Alley in USA …

Location: Julesburg, Colorado, USA
Date: 2013-11-15
Equipment: Canon EOS 5D mark II, Canon 24-105mm L f/4 IS USM

10th Prize

Matthieu Collin

Cosmic Snake: Aurora gently meandering towards the norwegian sea.

Location: Kvaløya Island, near Tromsø, Norway
Date: 2014-01-09
Equipment: Sony Alpha 700, Tamron 17-50

2012

1st Prize

Vittorio Poli

The Land of Fairy Tales

Location: AsiagoPlateau, Italy

2nd Prize

Ivan Medina Delli

Teide Hat

Loacation: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

3rd Prize

Sean Tomkins

Broken Spectre from the Cliffs of Moher

Location: Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare, Ireland

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