Reflections on NANPA Summits, Part One

Photo of Jane Kinne at awards banquet with her "coat of many colors" at the 1998 NANPA Nature Photography Forum in Haines City, Florida.
January 17, 1998, NANPA Nature Photography Forum, Haines City, Florida. Jane Kinne at awards banquet with her “coat of many colors.” Photo credit: Charlene Maise

Summit Memories with Jane

By Shirley Nuhn, NANPA History Committee Co-Chair

Civics, geography, history. They’re still among my favorite subjects. History was going to figure largely in a few of my NANPA Nature Photography Summit memories, and they revolved around a remarkable woman named Jane Kinne.

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Volunteer Recognized for Contributions to NANPA Summit College Photography Scholarship Program

A woman looks over a ship's railing at ice floating in the sea. Caption: Alice Robertson in Antarctica. Photo credit: Sue Flood Photography
Alice Robertson in Antarctica. Photo credit: Sue Flood Photography

Nevada-based nature photographer Alice Robertson will be awarded NANPA’s 2021 Kinne Legacy Award during the Nature Photography Virtual Summit April 29-30. Alice is the driving force behind the NANPA Summit College Photography Scholarship Program, which provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduates to not only attend the biennial Nature Photography Summit and Trade Show and network with professional photographers and agents, but also to participate in some hands-on photography and videography storytelling. (Uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic prevented the program from taking place this year.) Alice first proposed the idea for the scholarship program while serving on the board of the NANPA Foundation and has been integral to its success and continued vitality.

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