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Photography with a purpose. Written by conservation photographers for others interested in the field, this handbook explains important concepts and offers tips on how to think like a conservationist, work with scientists, and more.
Make It Work: The Business of Nature Photography
Make It Work: The Business of Nature Photography, your guide to making a living as a nature photographer, features articles and photographs by five highly accomplished professionals who are making it work.
Contest Secrets: What to Know Before You Enter a Photo
In this handbook, winners of prestigious nature photography contests offer tips and inspiration, experienced judges explain what drew them to particular photographs, and a nature photographer who is also a retired attorney helps us think critically about the costs of any contest.
Improve your bird photography with insight into bird behavior and feeding habits. Plus, lightweight camera gear and tips for bird photography by bicycle and what you need to know to make photographs that help conservationists and other scientists.
Put your photos to work
Conservation projects around the country need your images. Check out NANPA’s Citizen Science database and learn how to get involved in a biodiversity project.