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2021 Showcase Top 24 Winner

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February 2, 2023

The Charm of Italy, Part 2

Views of the lovely Amalfi Coast looking south from the summit of Mt. Solaro, Anacapri, Isle of Capri, Italy. © Jerry Ginsberg Capri and Naples Bay By Jerry Ginsberg In…
AdvocacyCopyright
February 1, 2023

Are Watermarks Irrelevant?

Screenshot taken 2.1.2023 By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Marketing, Communications & Blog Coordinator As if it’s not bad enough that artificial intelligence (AI) apps are often trained using copyright-protected art, or…
How I got the shotShowcase
January 31, 2023

2023 Showcase Winner: Ian S. Frazier

Islands of Seaweed, Point Lobos Natural Reserve, California, 2023 Showcase Best in Category, Scapes © Ian S. Frazier Best in Category: Mammals Why is this photo special? I made this…
How I got the shotShowcase
January 24, 2023

2023 Showcase Winner: Craig A. Elson

Gemsbok in Light - The Descent, Skeleton Coast, south of Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2023 Showcase Best in Category, Mammals © Craig Elson Best in Category: Mammals Why is this photo…

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Grants and scholarships

Through NANPA Foundation, a separate organization that shares a similar mission as NANPA, we are able to offer grants and scholarships designed to raise awareness and appreciation of nature photography.

Apply for one of our three grants: the Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant, the Philip Hyde Conservation Grant, and the Photo Blinds Grant. Each grant lists application criteria, deadlines, and past recipients on the NANPA Foundation site.

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Four Holes Swamp, Francis Beidler Forest, South Carolina.
Photo by 2018 Philip Hyde Grant Recipient Mac Stone.

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