Storm Chasing, Extreme Weather and St. Louis Photography by Dan Robinson

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Thanks for visiting! I'm a year-round storm chaser and photographer covering St. Louis, the Midwest, the Great Plains and beyond. I've spent weeks on the road for the last 21 years, driving thousands of miles in all types of weather, and plan to do it for as long as I'm able. My goal is to capture nature's dramatic side, and in doing so, provide you with the perfect image for your home, office or business. I specialize in photography of tornadoes, lightning, St. Louis, MO and the Gateway Arch, storms and all types of extreme weather.

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Quick Links to Popular Pages

Lightning strikes the Gateway Arch - Lightning hits the Arch in St. Louis twice on August 27, 2014!

Chicago Triple Lightning Strike to SkyscrapersChicago Triple Lightning Strike - Lightning strikes all three of Chicago's tallest buildings at the same time - Sears (Willis) Tower, Trump Tower and John Hancock Center!

Lunar Eclipse "Bood Moon" & the Gateway Arch - The total lunar eclipse of April 15, 2014 with the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

The El Reno, OK tornado of May 31, 2013 - A detailed account of the EF-5 El Reno, Oklahoma tornado of May 31, 2013, including video, images and other data.

Can lightning strike the same place twice? - Busting this myth with some help from the Mythbusters themselves!

Winter lightning and thundersnow - All about lightning and severe storms in the winter, even during snow!

Tornado Photos
Lightning Photography
St. Louis Photography

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I have all of my storm chasing imagery, video and and accounts organized by year and by category in my chase logs section. You can also browse images in the photo gallery section and videos in the stock footage section of the site. My video collection can also be viewed on the Youtube channel.

Dan's Extreme Weather Educational LibraryDan's Extreme Weather Educational Library >

The longest-running section of this site is the Extreme Weather Educational Library section, containing numerous articles about lightning, storms, severe weather and related phenomena.

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For small creators, "freebooting" help may only come from a legislative solution

Freebooting isn't a new thing. On Youtube, it's been happening since day one. Any popular video (over, say, 500,000 views) will get repeatedly stolen and re-uploaded to pirating channels, and my most popular videos are no exception. Now if I were a mega-corporation like Viacom, NBC or an Epic Rap Battles of History-sized channel, I would be a shoe-in for Youtube's Content ID system. Content ID automatically scans the Youtube system for videos that match the ones I've already uploaded, automatically flagging them and giving the copyright holder a choice on what to do (like remove the video or claim the ad revenue on it).

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