Photo gallery: Behind the Lens: Inclement weather

Journal-World staff photographs of images relating to weather, including the inclement weather of rain and snow.

photo by: Nick Krug

Raindrops are captured by photographer Nick Krug against a dark background and with backlighting that illuminates the individual drops.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Anticipating that people might cross through an intersection at a run during a sudden thunderstorm, I framed my camera to capture the dark sky, the silhouetted runners and the backlit and wet pavement.

photo by: Richard Gwin

Only the evidence of wind is photographable. In this situation, photographer Richard Gwin captures a KU student struggling with her umbrella, which provide visible evidence of windy weather.

photo by: Mike Yoder

I was framed on the frog and lotus blooms prior to it raining. The drops of rain added important visual evidence to signify the weather.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A slow shutter speed of 1/30th of a second elongates the falling flakes of snow during the exposure. Although it's possible to hand hold at slow shutter speeds, it's best to use a tripod.

photo by: Richard Gwin

Photographer Richard Gwin captures the lights of a truck and the silhouetted form of the driver against a backdrop of a heavy snowfall. The form of the driver is contrasted against the white of the snow, while the snow flakes are visible against the darker areas of the truck.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A slow shutter speed of 1/25th of a second, elongates the falling flakes of snow during the exposure. Although it's possible to hand hold at slow shutter speeds, it's best to use a tripod.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Using a dark background of evergreens I was able to show more evidence of the falling snowflakes. I also paid attention to the subjects behavior and response to the snowfall and anticipated this moment.