I am a sucker for bad weather. Not the chocolate box blue skied landscape for me. I love the way the sky looks during a good storm, how the clouds form and the light changes the landscape. I love the rawness, the energy of a good storm. For a photographer of landscapes, if the lighting is rightΒ there is nothing better.

I was driving back from Pateley Bridge late one afternoon, and dropping down towards Thruscross the sky suddenly turned almost black and you could hear the thunder rumble. I parked the car off the road and reached for the camera…