where the world’s top nature photographers gather to connect, learn and share

NANPA’s 21st Nature Photography Summit and Trade Show provides a wide variety of opportunities for nature photographers at all levels of experience to meet, share their work, learn more about both the art and business of nature photography, get hands-on practice, discover new tools and services, and more. Join us at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, February 21-23, 2019.

Online registration is closed. Walk-in registrations welcome at the Westgate beginning Feb. 20 at 1:00 pm. 

Zion National Park is one area that you could visit on your way to the Summit. © Jill Mudge


that inspire and educate

Keynote presentations that showcase high-impact projects like the National Geographic Photo Ark, inspire photographers with insider tips from 50+ years of industry expertise, and invite us all to look closely at nature’s impact on human life as well as our impact on nature. Breakout sessions tackling topics such as camera trapping, conservation, copyrights, and ethics.


for success

Opportunities—both formal and informal—abound to connect with the industry’s top professionals, meet colleagues, and make lifelong friends.


with constructive feedback

Nurture your portfolio while you’re here by signing up for a 20-minute portfolio review session with an industry professional. Choose a photographer, editor, or agent who best fits your personal and professional photography goals.


near Las Vegas

Venture out to a variety of nearby locations to capture new images. Members from the area have given us the inside scoop on where to find desert bighorn sheep, wild burros, pupfish, Aztec rock formations, spring wildflowers and more.


add Super Session, field event

Customize your Summit experience by adding one or more “Super Sessions” to your Summit agenda, or joining us for a Vegas Lights Night Walk. A light painting field event in Nelson Ghost Town with B&H Photo is already sold out, so act fast before other opportunities are gone!


and relevant exhibits

Discover new products and services to support your unique goals as a nature photographer. Talk to sponsors and exhibitors inside the Trade Show and Exhibit Hall.

The inspiration is incredible

…You meet people that you’ve heard of and wanted to meet, or you run into people that maybe you photographed with a long time ago, and you get to see them again.

– Gordon Illg