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Nevada Wier – A Nomadic Vision

Program Description Join photo explorer Nevada Wier to learn more about her evolution as one of the world’s top female nature travel photographers. Combining both images and video, she will share her pivotal travels, photo assignments, and an expedition down the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia for National Geographic magazine. She will conclude with her current […]

Frans Lanting – 2014 Outstanding Photographer of the Year

To help celebrate NANPA’s 20th Anniversary, we are delighted to recognize Frans Lanting as our 2014 Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year. Frans has the ability to connect us with the lives of animals and show us the world through their eyes. His powerful personal perspective illuminates the big stories behind his images, which are […]

Flip Nicklin – Among Giants: A Life with Whales

Charles “Flip” Nicklin has spent three decades photographing more than 30 species of whales and dolphins, and is considered by many to be the world’s premier whale photographer. In this talk he’ll reveal how humans view whales through an ever-changing lens.  “This is an adventure story about what we have learned about whales and how […]

Dewitt Jones -Celebrating What’s Right with the World!

For 20 years National Geographic photographer Dewitt Jones has photographed for a wide range of stories around the globe. During this time Dewitt also has written a column in Outdoor Photographer magazine that has explored the spiritual side of photography. His articles have not just provided instruction, but also have inspired amateur and professional photographers […]

Video by NANPA College Scholarship Winners.

Check out the great multi-media story the NANPA College scholarship winners produced during the Summit in McAllen. A talented bunch! Reconnecting the Rio Grande Valley from NANPA on Vimeo.

Video by NANPA High School Scholarship Winners.

North American Nature Photography Association’s 2011 High School Scholarship Program from NANPA on Vimeo. Here’s the video created by NANPA’s 2011 high school scholarship winners and produced during the Summit in McAllen.

McAllen Summit Wrap-Up

I just got home from our McAllen Summit, and as usual I return home with a renewed sense of photographic energy (though I’m down a few hours sleep!) The keynotes were inspiring and the breakout sessions educating, but I feel like I learned about a million things from the dozens of casual conversations I had […]

Worth the Wait…Photo tips from Summit presenter Raymond Klass

All too often, I see photographers packing up their equipment while there’s still ample light to create images.  Though I suppose I’ll never know the true reason, it isn’t too far fetched to believe that these photographers pack up because they’ve think they’ve gotten “the shot” – and maybe they have, but perhaps there’s something […]