North American Nature Photography Association
You may have never heard of NANPA which stands for the North American Nature Photography Association. This is a wonderful organization for nature photographers and offers many member benefits. The mission statement of NANPA is “NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection. NANPA provides information, education, inspiration and opportunity for all persons interested in nature photography. NANPA fosters excellence and ethical conduct in all aspects of our endeavors and especially encourages responsible photography in the wild.”
An extension of NANPA are the local Meetup groups as a way of encouraging photographers to get out and shoot and meet other local photographers. Depending upon where you live, there may be a local NANPA photography group in your area. Click the logo at right to head over to our Meetup site to sign-up and join us on a
Why Join a local NANPA Meetup?
1. It is FREE to join Meetup and FREE to join a group!
2. Is is a chance to meet other nature photographers in our area.
3. The opportunity to learn about local photography destinations.