About the Nature Photography Summit

1995 NANPA Forum, Ft Myers; circular from lower left–Barbara Rowell, Galen Rowell, Cara Bressley, Tom Mangelsen, Frans Lanting, Chris Eckstrom, Art Wolfe. © Roger Archibald.

It all started in January, 1995
More than 500 photographers, editors, photo agents and others involved in the field of nature photography attend NANPA’s first Nature Photography Forum in Ft. Myers, Florida. The conference, called the most significant gathering ever of nature photographers, features Dewitt Jones, Frans Lanting, George Lepp, Galen Rowell, Art Wolfe and other notable presenters and panelists.

Since then,

1996- San Diego, California

1997- Corpus Christi, Texas

1998- Haines City, Florida

1999- San Diego, California

2000- Austin, Texas

2001- Las Vegas, Nevada

2002- Jacksonville, Florida

2003- Albuquerque, New Mexico

2004- Portland, Oregon

2005- Charlotte, North Carolina

2006- Denver, Colorado

2007- Palm Springs, California

2008- Destin, Florida

2009- Albuquerque, New Mexico

2010- Reno, Nevada

2011- McAllen, Texas

2013- Jacksonville, Florida

2015- San Diego, California

2017- Jacksonville, Florida (March 2-4, 2017- Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront)

2019- Las Vegas, Nevada (February 21-23, 2019- Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino)