Wild Chronicles with Boyd Matson (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Shooter

I field produced and shot this storm chasing profile of researcher Tim Samaras as he documented tornado development and lightening strikes. We followed the destructive path of an F2 tornado through Nebraska.

Wild Chronicles with Boyd Matson (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Shooter

The F2 tornado ripped apart this funeral home tossing caskets across the neighborhood.

Wild Chronicles with Boyd Matson (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Shooter

Hundreds of homes were destroyed in the F2 tornado ripping off roof tops, and toppling trees.

Wild Chronicles with Boyd Matson (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Shooter

Also profiled in the segment was photographer Carsten Peter. He was able to shoot many dramatic images during our 5 day tour of the Midwest.

Wild Chronicles with Boyd Matson (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Shooter

Here is the cast and crew for the shoot; Rich Scholtz, Tyler Young, Carsten Peter, and Tim Samaras.