Webinars

NANPA hosts a webinar series for current NANPA members. Unless indicated otherwise, you must be a NANPA member to register for a webinar.

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Note: Any opinions expressed in the webinars are the opinions of the presenter and do not reflect the opinions of the NANPA organization.

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Keeping Nature and Wildlife Photography Simple and Fun

Exclusively for NANPA members. Become a member to attend.

April 16, 2020
6:00 pm EDT

presented by Douglass Owen

Target Audience:
Professional, Intermediate/Advanced, Beginner

Bighorn sheep photo by Douglass Owen
© Douglass Owen

Get more than 100 tips, techniques, and methods to improve your nature and wildlife photography and make it more fun and productive. Keeping it simple and “green” will be a common theme.

A retired park ranger, Douglass will emphasize ways to protect the environment and your nature subjects, along with how to use naturalist skills and fieldcraft to get great wildlife shots with modest gear.

More about Douglass Owen

Douglass Owen was a school teacher for 8 years, then a USGS geologist for 16 years before joining the National Park Service. He worked 19 years as a park ranger at Craters of the Moon in Idaho. Now retired, he’s the author of The Park Ranger’s Guide to Nature and Wildlife Photography from Amherst Media, featuring 230 full-color photographs and tips on everything from exposure to composition. He received a certificate of graduation in professional photography from the New York Institute of Photography in 1984.


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View past webinars

Recordings of most completed webinars are available to NANPA members as well. Visit the Members’ Area to access them. Below is a sneak peek at available topics:

Steve Gettle: Frozen Moments – High Speed Nature Photography
Steve Gettle: Caught in Motion – Action Techniques for Nature Photographers
Bob Coates: Getting the Most From Your Long Lens
Roie Galitz: Nature Photography in Extreme Conditions
Jennifer Leigh Warner & Krisztina Scheeff: Preparing for a Photography Trip to Grand Teton National Park
Deborah & Patrick Roy: Protect & Prepare Yourself – Tools & Medical Supplies To Always Include in Your Camera Bag
Paul Brooke: Wildlife Photography and Book Design
Scott Dere: Photographing Birds of Prey
Linda Burek:
Photographing While Traveling in an RV
Roie Galitz:
Wildlife Photography Around the World: The Secrets Behind the Lens  (not available in recorded form)
Krisztina Scheeff & David Hekel:
Grebes Dance on Water to Find a Mate
Alyce Bender:
An Introduction to Manual Marketing on Instagram
Shane McDermott: 
Breaking the Four Barriers of Creativity
Greg Miller:
Understanding Light to Make Better Landscape Photos
Greg Miller: 
Ten Guiding Thoughts for Making Better Landscape Photos
Shane McDermott: 
VisionQuest Photography
Charles Needle:
Pixels In Your Pocket: Creative iPhoneography
Danae Wolfe:
Macro on a Budget: Reverse Lens Macro Photography
Rosie Lalonde:
From Flat to Fabulous in 5 Minutes or Less
Josh Asel:
Don’t Take a Photo, Make a Photo
Tom Simpson:
Creative Video Nature Photography
Stephen Leimberg:
3 Magic Steps to Power Marketing
Jennifer Leigh Warner:
NANPA Town Hall: Creating an Ethical Field Approach
Wendy Shattil:
Photo Contest Secrets Revealed
Carl Johnson:
Chasing and Photographing the Aurora Borealis
Steven David Johnson:
Just Below the Surface – Photographing Life in Rivers, Creeks and Vernal Pools
Clay Bolt:
Tips for Macro Mastery
Frank Gallagher:
Intimate Landscapes
Kevin Dooley:
The Photographic Bucket List
Jaymi Heimbuch:
Project Management for Photographers: Strategies to Stay on Track from Shoot to Publication
Jackie Kramer: Editing Your Floral Photography
Rick Sammon:
Wildlife & Landscape Photography: The Evolution of an Image
Mollie Isaacs:
From Ordinary to Extraordinary
Andy Williams: Best Practices for the Traveling Photographer
Margo Taussig Pinkerton: On Plagiarism in Photography
Jennifer King: Creative Composition: The Influence of Design in Photography
Jackie Kramer: Flowers – How to Bring Them to Life Through Your Lens (Part 1)
Jacqueline Deely: Polar Travel Photography – An Insider’s Guide
Kathy Adams Clark: Organizing, Cataloging and Keywording: Preparing Your Images for the Future
Tim Grey: Lessons Learned About Lenses
David Meyers: The New Plane – Cameras That Fly
Peter Zelinka: Photographing the Milky Way
Dawn Wilson: Incorporating Twitter Into Your Photography Business Marketing Plan
Steve Sands: The 2017 North American Solar Eclipse: How to Safely View & Photograph This Spectacular Event
Don Komarechka: Photographing Snowflakes
Mollie Isaacs: Mighty Macro
JP Bruce:Using Your Vehicle as a Photography Aid
Scott Mead: Protecting Your Digital Legacy
Lisa Langell: Stop Documenting. Start Creating Beautiful Wildlife Images 2-part series
Gen Benjamin & Bill Rudock: The 12 Elements of an Award-winning Image
Cheryl Opperman: Preparing for a Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park
Tim Grey: Targeted Adjustments in Photoshop
Jaymi Heimbuch: Images for Advocacy- How to Create a Conservation Photography Project
Eric Bowles: Go with the Flow- Tips and Techniques for Photographing Water in the Landscape
Kathy Adams Clark: Photography at Night
Sean Bagshaw: Exposure Blending for Extended Dynamic Range
Gordon Illg: Finding Your Vision- Making Your Images Stand Out
Ruth Hoyt and John Pickles: Photographing Birds in Flight
Cynthia Soroka-Dunn:Taking the Leap to Become a Fine Art Photographer
Bob Ware: How to Register Your Copyright
Laurie Rubin: The Decisive Moment in Wildlife Photography
Tim Grey: Top Tips for Organizing in Lightroom
Margo Taussig Pinkerton: Creativity: Seeking Your Own Vision
Bobbie Goodrich: Painting with Filters
Mike Moats: The Reality of Making Money in Nature Photography
Beverly Delidow: Special Delivery for Webinars: Designing & Delivering Your Presentation
Gordon Illg: After the Flood – North American Deserts