Local photographer shortlisted for Weather Photographer of the Year

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)

Joann Randles is one of the shortlisted photographers for The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS), in association with AccuWeather ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’, which will now be put to a public vote. Joann who is from Swansea submitted her entry entitled Under the Rainbow which depicts one of Gower’s most loved creatures, a Cefn Bryn pony.

To see the shortlisted images and vote for your favourite, visit photocrowd.com/wpotyvote. The vote is open from 21 August and closes at midnight on 25 September.

The search for the 2020 Weather and Young Weather Photographer of the Year began earlier this year with a call for the best photographs depicting weather from around the world. Entries ranged from weather phenomena such as clouds, lightning, rain, fog or snow through to the impact of weather on humans, cities and the natural landscape.

More than 7,700 photographs were submitted by over 2,600 photographers, creating a challenging task for the judging panel to shortlist the best images for prizes and to become part of the Weather Photographer of the Year calendar.


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