Since we're now on the same team as far as corporate ownership goes, we're excited to begin featuring some of Popular Photography's amazing work here PopSci.com, starting with this piece on weather-junkie Jim Reed and the story behind his beautiful photographs. --Eds.
Jim Reed's passion for extreme weather photography has put him in harm's way more than once. Getting fantastic images of nature's most incredible tricks involves a lot more than running head-on into a storm. It takes patience, science and surprisingly few new camera bodies.