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Storm Chaser: In Pursuit of Untamed Skies Paperback – August, 1996
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My favorite account turned out to be, not one associated with tornadoes, but with lightning. I've never before had such appreciation for the power of lightning. That's not to diminish the effect of his stories about tornado chasing. They're all exhilarating and humbling.
Warren Faidley is a very experienced and highly regarded weather photographer. This book definitely does his work justice as he takes you through some of his adventures with a log-style format. Inserted among the stories are his own photographs, which are in full color and are top-notch in quality. All of his accounts are technically accurate and offer a plethora of knowledge about the subject of severe weather and the discipline needed to accomplish the task of chasing storms. In the rear of the book, he also gives a few pages of information on how to photograph your own weather events. From cameras to lenses to technical specs, he covers it all.
Overall, this book is extremely informative for everyone, whether you're a novice or you've been in the field of meteorology for 50 years. I highly reccommend it to anyone wishing to expand their collection of weather reference.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Besides being an incredible photographer, Warren Faidley, "America's Top Storm Chaser," is also a very engaging writer. Read morePublished on February 17, 2011 by Alice Bright
The first time I ever saw Warren Faidley's photography was then I wrote a review for the book "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley. Read morePublished on January 7, 2010 by Kate Beaumont
This book takes place when Warren just started chasing. He did not take meteorology classes which means he only learned from chasing storms. Read morePublished on February 20, 2008 by Dave
Storm Chasers, by Warren Faidley, is a storm chaser's journal that takes the reader all across the United States in search of tornadoes and hurricanes, including Tornado Alley,... Read morePublished on August 14, 2006 by tornadoboy
The very best book on storm photography! If you like the idea of storm chasing as a carrer, than this book is for you! I plan to become a storm photographer after I finish college. Read morePublished on July 16, 2002 by Bobby Hill
Warren Faidley, the world's only full-time storm-chasing journalist and his bestselling book are known by many in the small storm chasing community. Read morePublished on February 22, 2002 by Cheryl-Ann Tan
Ever been in a tornado? I have, well not actually in one, but Warrien Faidley put you in the vortex of some of the best severe weather situations! Read morePublished on June 28, 2001 by Scott Kessler
Outstanding book. I asked for it for Christmas a few years ago,and have read it countless times since.The photography is beautiful. Read morePublished on October 22, 2000 by Debbie Aliff