Brenda Tharp is a self-taught fine art nature photographer, writer, and speaker. Passionate about photography, Brenda is an enthusiastic workshop instructor and tour leader. Believing she had something to say, she wrote Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, and her latest, Expressive Nature Photography, and co-authored/published Extraordinary Everyday Photography. Still believing she has something worth saying, Brenda has been a keynote speaker at B&H Optic Conference, Carolinas Nature Photographers Association, North American Nature Photographers Association, Northern California Council of Camera Clubs, and Canadian Artists and Photographers Association. She has conducted one-day seminars for camera clubs and webinars for Topaz and Nik. Her fine art photographs are collected by a number of people throughout the world. She is represented by Danita Delimont Stock Photography and has a personal archive online for her fine art prints. Brenda conducts workshops for Girls Who Click, and she is honored to be part of Dewitt Jones’ Healing Images program.
2021 NANPA Outstanding Photographer of the Year
Suzi is an award-winning wildlife photographer best known for her work documenting newborn animals and family life in the wild. She has photographed over 100 cover and feature stories for publications such as TIME, Smithsonian, BBC Wildlife, The New York Times, Ranger Rick, and National Geographic Kids. As an author, Suzi has 21 books in print with another three in progress.
Suzi is a dedicated conservationist and helps raise funds and awareness for environmental organizations around the globe. She also recently founded Girls Who Click, a non-profit dedicated to encouraging young women to enter this male-dominated profession. Visit Suzi at suzieszterhas.com.