The WINNER among the 73 entries in Weeks 26-27 is: Christopher Chambers

1. place – WINNER: Christopher Chambers – 108 votes

“A bird flew into a time-lapse picture of a mushrooming Hector thunderstorm over Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia on 12 December 2016.”

2. place: Martin Stepnik – 105 votes

“Close lighting strike
16.6.2017 Mělník city, Czech Republic
Canon 70D + 8mm lens”

2. place: Janne Lehtilä‎ – 105 votes

“I was photographing Perseids and noctilucent clouds. Suddenly thunderstorm arrives from the sea.. Askainen, Finland 8/2016”

3. place: Marko Korošec – 99 votes

“Lightning in the Adriatic sea in Kvarner, Croatia, June 25.”

4. place: Ingo Bertram – 91 votes

“June 28th, 2017: Shelf cloud near Freiburg, southwestern Germany”

5. place: Stefano Salvatore – 85 votes

“Incredible supercell near Asti, nw Italy, 27 june 2017”

6. place: Oliver Reuter – 77 votes

“Severe thunderstorm with an impressive shelfcloud on June 22nd near Fulda, Germany”

7. place: Idilija Sotnikovaitė – 72 votes

“Shelf cloud in Vievis, Lithuania 2017-06-29”

8. place: Renatas Kripas‎ – 64 votes

8. place: Dami Am‎ – 64 votes

“If the nature drives crazy – Lightning barrage south of #Munich on the night of 27th June 2017. (Composite of 23 pictures)”

9. place: Bengamin Jerrems‎‎ – 59 votes

“Close positive discharge in Bucharest. 02/07/2017”

10. place: Stavros Kesedakis‎‎ – 56 votes

“Ominous skies in sunset after tornado warned storm in Oklahoma on May 27th .. Cyclone of Rhodes /JWSevereWeather chase teams”

10. place: Patryk Matczak‎‎‎ – 56 votes

“Big supercell in Western Poland. Żary, Poland | July 7th, 2017”

Previous contest results:

Week 24-25 (June 12-25, 2017) Contest Winners

Week 23 (June 5-11, 2017) Contest Winners

Week 22 (May 29-June 4, 2017) Contest Winners