Jaguars of the Pantanal with Jeff Parker

Make the jump and do this bucket-list item with me during my “Jaguars of the Pantanal Photo Tour ~ 2021!” You will photograph wild jaguars, endangered giant otters, ocelots, Hyacinth Macaws, Jabiru Storks, monkeys, parrots, raptors, and SO much more.

This photo tour takes place during the very best time to be in the Pantanal: August. This region, the world’s largest contiguous wetland, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and for a very good reason — the wildlife sightings here are off the charts!

Pantanal with Juan Carlos Vindas

Join me in the land of superlatives!

The Brazilian Pantanal:
Home to the world’s largest fresh-water wetlands, the Pantanal is ten times the size of the Everglades, covering about 200,000 square kilometers mainly in the southeastern Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul.
Many targets to number but top 5 are the Brazilian Tapir, Ocelot, Hyacinth Macaw, Giant Otter and the largest feline in the American Continent, the jaguar.

Pantanal Jaguars, Birds and Wildlife with Guilherme Battistuzzo

This photo tour focuses on photographing the Jaguars, Birds and other wildlife of the Pantanal region of Brazil. We will spend 4 nights on a boat hotel in the best jaguar viewing region on earth during the best month to see them. In addition we will stay at 3 other lodges in the Pantanal that have a great variety of birds and wildlife. Besides the Jaguars highlights include Giant Otter, Giant Anteater, Hyacinth Macaw, Toco Toucan and many more. Leader Guilherme Battistuzzo is one of the top Brazilian bird photographers.

Waterfalls of Costa Rica with Scott Setterberg

Join us February 3-8, 2020, on this exceptional, all-inclusive, 6-day, 5-night, travel photography tour and photograph 12 of the best waterfalls in Costa Rica; stunning landscapes; tropical sunsets; and hundreds of species of birds, butterflies, flowers, frogs, jungle cats, monkeys, sloths, and other Costa Rican wildlife.

Improve your photo skills with personalized, professional photography assistance, and relax in luxurious award-winning hotels. Enjoy delicious traditional Costa Rican and gourmet international cuisine and travel in comfort with private and spacious transportation. Learn about the incredible biodiversity of Costa Rica from our professional English-speaking nature guide, and pamper yourself with revitalizing massages and spa services courtesy of ColorTexturePhotoTours.

This photo tour is perfect for those with limited time or those who want to do a short photo tour and then continue exploring Costa Rica on their own.

Availability: Only 4 spaces available!

Locations: Bajos del Toro, Las Gemelas, La Paz, Rio Celeste, La Fortuna, Danta, Lake Arenal

Weekly Wow! Week of May 13, 2019

All of this week’s Weekly Wow! images can be seen in the slideshow on the NANPA homepage at

Showcase 2019 Top 100 winner: "Twilight Zone Garden Spider, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica" © William MacFarland.

Showcase 2019 Top 100 winner: “Twilight Zone Garden Spider, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica” © William MacFarland.

The following Showcase images have been selected to appear on the NANPA home page for the week beginning Monday, May 13, 2019.  To view all of the top 250 photographs from NANPA’s 2019 Showcase competition, see the photo gallery on the NANPA website.  Nature Photography Day is coming up on June 15 so let’s get shooting!  And, the period for entering your best shots in this year’s Showcase starts in August.  What are you waiting for?  Your best shot might be your next one.

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