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• some 45 weather systems over 16 states and 40,000 miles, sometimes driving 900 miles in a day to capture a moment. "With storms," says Dobrowner, "it's like shooting a sporting event. ings happen so quickly, I really have to adapt." Working in black and white---"Color seems too everyday," he says---he looks especially for supercells, rarest and mightiest of thunder- storms. A classic one, says Hill, "is the most vio- lent, proli c tornado-producing machine there is." Its recipe requires four ingredients: moisture, More of Mitch Dobrowner's work can be seen at mitchdobrowner.com and in his two books, published by 21st Editions.