Ask any storm chaser what drives him to tail twisters and superstorms, and he’ll say the adrenaline rush and the strange majesty of nature at its worst. Photographer Nicolaus Wegner underlines that beauty by posing an actual beauty, his wife, in the forefront of menacing clouds. The photos were shot across Wyoming, Montana and Nebraska, and they take Americana to another level. See more of Nicolaus’s work at