Getting the Most Out of a Regional Field Event

Participants at NANPA's Regional Field Event in Michigan's Upper Peninsula line up to photograph fall foliage. © Tom Haxby
Participants at a previous NANPA Regional Field Event in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. © Tom Haxby

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

One of the top-rated NANPA member benefits is the opportunity to participate in NANPA Regional Field Events. Each year, professional nature photographers, workshop leaders, and educators plan, organize, and lead field workshops in beautiful places at very modest costs. But what are Regional Field Events like? What should you expect? Why are they so popular? We asked several of the pros leading upcoming trips for their thoughts.

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What Will Travel Photo Workshops Look Like In 2021?

Participants at NANPA's Regional Event in Michigan's Upper Peninsula line up to photograph fall foliage. © Tom Haxby
Participants at NANPA’s Regional Event in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. © Tom Haxby

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that many travel workshops were canceled last year and the few that took place looked very different. Now, with vaccinations ramping up and new precautions in place, photo workshops are coming back … but they won’t look, feel, or be the same. We asked several NANPA members who are long-time workshop leaders what will be different and how the experience and logistics of travel photo workshops will change.

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