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Career awards

NANPA members are not only some of the most accomplished nature photographers in the world but also photographers who are deeply committed to supporting the nature photography community within North America. NANPA is pleased to honor members’ work through its awards program. NANPA awards fit two broad categories: recognition and service.

NANPA’s recognition awards are presented in honor of one’s accomplishments, stature, or length of service to nature photography.

NANPA career awards

Nominate a candidate

Any NANPA member can nominate a deserving candidate during the award’s designated nomination period. Please nominate using the form below. Thank you from all of us at NANPA!

  • Call For Nominees for NANPA Awards

    Please enter the name of the photographer who you wish to nominate and the award you wish to nominate them for.
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How NANPA awards are decided

  • The NANPA Awards Committee accepts nominations for all NANPA awards.
  • The Awards Committee evaluates candidates and makes selection recommendations to the NANPA Board of Directors.
  • NANPA’s Board of Directors (with possible assistance from the Advisory Council) approves recipients.