North American Nature Photography Association

Connecting The Nature Photography Community


Member Benefits

NANPA members receive a number of benefits to help them improve their photography, business practices, communications, and enhance the enjoyment of their craft. For example, read this article about one member's experiences at a NANPA Summit -

NANPA: An Overview of a NANPA Summit

NANPA Membership - Tangible Benefits

NANPA Membership - Intangible Benefits

  • Networking Opportunities
  • Youth education programs
  • Legislative advocacy such as Denali, National Park Service photography permits, carry-on luggage, etc.
  • Many projects and programs including: NANPA Principles of Ethical Field Practices in refuges, NANPA workshops and seminars in addition to those at the Annual Summit
  • Clearing house for members' questions
  • NANPA Foundation
  • NANPA Advisory Council
  • Liaison and partnerships with public, private, industry and governmental entities, for example, Kodak, Fuji, Hasselblad, US Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, and others
  • Wildlife Refuge Photo Blinds
  • World Wide Web programs and projects
  • Annual Summit exhibits that introduce and inform about new goods, services and equipment
  • Sponsorship/partnership projects that provide information, accessibility to products and services at lower cost
  • Principles of Ethical Field Practices (English | Español) and Truth in Captioning Statement (English | Español)

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* Due to restrictions and insurance regulations, insurance policies are only available to US-based members.

NANPA Events
NANPA Regional Event: Bosque del Apache, New Mexico

NANPA Regional Event: Door County, Wisconsin

NANPA Foundation trip to Ireland 2016

NANPA Regional Field Event schedule
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NANPA Road Show schedule
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2015 Expressions magazine now available!
posted Mar 18, 2015

NANPA Statement on Proposed US Forest Service Policies
posted Oct 21, 2014

NANPA Board Meeting Minutes Posted
posted Apr 22, 2014

NANPA Board Meeting Minutes Posted
posted Apr 14, 2014

Expressions 2014 now online
posted Feb 6, 2014

NANPA bylaws revised
posted Jan 10, 2014

NANPA Board Meeting Minutes Updated
posted Jan 10, 2014

2014 Board Elections Open
posted Oct 21, 2013

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