Nature Photography Celebration – May 20-22, 2018

Click to view the 2018 Nature Photography Celebration Schedule

Registration Info

Ticket Prices:

Full Registration: $220 for NANPA Members thru April 9, 2018, after $395

Full Registration: $325 for non-NANPA Members thru April 9, 2018, after $500

One day ticket: $175 thru April 9, 2018, after $275

Student ticket: $50 (current student ID required)

Keynote Presentation ticket: $45

To register as a NANPA member, you’ll need to enter a Promotional Code, which is your NANPA Membership ID. If you don’t know your NANPA ID # , please login to the members’ area of the NANPA website, your membership number appears at the top of the page. If you recently renewed your expired NANPA membership, please contact our office for your promotional discount code. After you register for the Celebration, you’ll receive a link to Sched, which will keep you up-to-date on the latest schedule and activities.

Spread the Word

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Download a printable Flyer to print or share, and link to the Celebration webpage.

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Vendor Info

Canon U.S.A. Inc.

Canon Explorers of Light
Canon Explorers of Light

Canon Professional Services

FUJIFILM North America Corporation                                                       

Gura Gear
Gura Gear

Hunt’s Photo and Video

Nature’s Best Photography

Olympus America Inc.

Panasonic North America



Wyoming Camera Outfitters


Who Should Participate

The NANPA Nature Celebration is open to all people interested in nature photography. This Celebration includes demos and hands-on opportunities to use the latest technology from vendors and keynote presentations discussing the future of photography and the ecosystem of Yellowstone. There will be lightning talks, panel discussions and so much more. Participate as a photographer, a vendor or a local venue.


Learn from educational presentations. Test new photo equipment & gear Network & shoot with other photographers


Participate as a VENDOR which includes product demonstrations, table top exhibits and sponsorship opportunities.

Local Venues

Participate as a LOCAL VENUE offering discounts to attendees and participating in the Gallery Crawl.

About the Program


Center for the Arts * 240 S. Glenwood St. * Jackson, WY 83001 * Website

Guest Speakers & Panel Discussions

Keynote presentations discussing the future of photography and the ecosystem of Yellowstone, lightning talks, panel discussions and so much more.

Keynote Speakers

Rick Sammon, Sponsored by Canon Explorers of Light
Evolution of an Image

Daniel J. Cox & Geoff York, Sponsored by Panasonic
Preserving the Future of Polar Bears

Henry Holdsworth, Sponsored by Nature’s Best Photography
Spring Awakening in the Tetons

Session Speakers

Jenny Nichols, Communicating Conservation
Clay Bolt, Hope is a Thing With Little Clear Wings
Jaymi Heimbuch, Urban Wildlife Photography
David Akoubian, Avoiding a Silent Spring
Morgan Heim, Storytelling & the Power of Video for Photographic Projects
Jennifer Leigh Warner, Photography for the Ethically Minded Photographer
Dennis Jorgensen, Buffalo-People: The Path Back for Bison & Plains Tribes
Mike Francis, Yellowstone History Through the Tourist Eye
Tom Horton, Hidden Places, Secret Times: Going It Alone to Get Ahead
Cheryl Opperman, Creative Vision in Yellowstone’s Unique Environment

Lightning Talk Speakers

Bethany Augliere
Sam Rose Phillips
Don Quintana
Ashleigh Scully


Discounted rates are available for Celebration participants. Act fast, rooms and camping spots fill up fast in Jackson.

The Virginian Lodge

750 W. Broadway Jackson Hole, WY 83001 Phone: 1.800.262.4999 or 307.733.2792 o   Single/Double Queen Room – $64 per night o   Single/Double King Room – $77 per night o   Mini Suite Room (3 double beds) – $80 per night o   Hotel Cut-off date: April 30, 2018

Motel 6

600 S. Highway 89 Jackson Hole, WY 83002 Phone: 1.800.544.4866 or 307.733.1620 o   Single occupancy room – $149.99 ($152.99 for room with fridge) for Saturday night; $109.99 ($112.99 for room with fridge) for Sunday – Tuesday night o   Double occupancy room – $155.99 ($158.99 for room with fridge) for Saturday night; $115.99 ($118.99 for room with fridge)  for Sunday – Tuesday night o   Hotel Cut-off date: April 18

The 49er Inn and Suites

330 W.Pearl Jackson Hole, WY 83001 Phone: 1.800.451.2980 or 307.733.7550 o   Single occupancy room – $140 per night; additional guest is $5 per night o   Complimentary breakfast included o   Hotel Cut-off date: April 17


Reservations for camping open September 1, 2017. Save your spot now, they go fast!

Snake River KOA

Virginian RV Park

Campground reservations: 1.800.321.6982 Mention NANPA and receive a 10% discount.