Storms Over Yosemite Falls

Storms over Yosemite Valley | James Brandon

Ever since I fell in love with storms, it’s become a nerve racking thing trying to schedule any trips during the spring. As I expected, I picked about the worst …


Solitary | Paso Robles, California

Paso Robles Tree | James Brandon

This is an image right at a decade in the making. Let me explain :-). I first visited California with my friend, soon to be girlfriend and now wife, Kristin …


Punalu’u Beach | Hawaii

Punaluu Beach

Photographing the beaches of Hawaii is a bit of a challenge. It seems that everywhere you go it’s either black lava rock along the shore or black sand. Well, cameras …


Last Chance | Butler, Oklahoma

Butler Oklahoma thunderstorm

Wednesday was rough, but still a lot of fun. It’s pretty frustrating watching two storms fire to the north and south, knowing that whichever one you leave will drop a …


Angry Skies | Oklahoma

Ninnekah Oklahoma

Chasing storms is such a dynamic and ever-changing adventure. I shared an image a few days ago from Ninnekah, Oklahoma of a supercell we caught up to on March 25th. …


Rainbow Falls | Hilo, Hawaii

rainbow falls hilo hawaii

Still going through images from my recent trip/workshop to the Big Island of Hawaii. That place has a part of my heart and soul, that’s for sure. Rainbow Falls is …


Opening Day | Ninnekah, Oklahoma

Approaching Storm | Ninnekah, Oklahoma

Last night was the first storm chase of the season and boy did it get off to a photogenic start! We drove about 2.5 hours northwest of DFW to catch …


Akaka Rainforest | Big Island, Hawaii

Somewhere In The Akaka Rainforest | Big Island, Hawaii

The rainforests in Hawaii are incredible. The first time I visited this place it was overcast and the light inside the forest was just superb. This last time, however, it …


Halema’uma’u Crater at Twilight

kilauea crater sunset james brandon

Watching the glow from Halema’uma’u Crater begin to appear as the light fades is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in quite some time. When you get there before …


Behemoth | Ardmore, Oklahoma

Ardmore Oklahoma Supercell James Brandon

Storm season is upon us here in Texas, although there are still no storms in sight. All this cold weather has choked out any potential for the time being. Although …