Mike Theiss

Capturing Mother Nature at Her Worst

Aired On: Apr 14, 2011

Mike Theiss discusses photographing weather disasters with an awareness and respect for nature.


Mike Theiss
Mike Theiss

Mike Theiss has documented 24 landfalling hurricanes, over 50 tornados, dozens of waterspouts and numerous other weather events. He spent one week shooting on the summit of Mt. Washington in harsh temperatures of -40°C and with winds over 100mph. Theiss received an Emmy nomination for documenting Hurricane Katrina’s historic 28-foot storm surge from the…

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