Welcome to the GNPA, a group of photographers passionate about capturing the natural world around us! We are a large and rapidly growing club located in Georgia with 8 regional chapters around the state and many out of state members as well. We'd love to have you join us too.

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    2019 06 obx Headrer Outer Banks web

    June 20-23, 2019 Outer Banks, NC with Mark Buckler

    Field Trips
    Begins at sunrise on the 20th and ends at noon on the 23rd. Price: $495 - does not include transportation, lodging or food. Recommended lodging will be provided after registration. Limited to 10 Photographers OPEN TO GNPA MEMBERS ONLY The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a paradise for photographers. This scenic ribbon of sand offers spectacular sunrises over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and fantastic sunsets over the waters of the expansive Sounds. Natural areas abound (with abundant wildlife) in the Outer Banks region with 8 National Wildlife Refuges, 2 National Seashores, numerous, Read More >>>

    May 11-18, 2019 - Yellowstone Spring Bears, Bighorn Sheep, Buffalo and More

    Field Trips
    WHEN: MAY 11-18, 2019 WHERE: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK It is Spring Time In Yellowstone, the bears our just out of their dens and there are new cubs everywhere. Cinnamon, black and grizzly bears are out in force looking for food after a long winter's sleep. The buffalo have new calves and they are hyper active playing, jumping and Read More >>>
    2019 03 Circle B field trip image web

    March 7 -12, 2019 - 8th Annual Circle B Photography Event for GNPA

    Field Trips
    In 2019, this 7th Circle B photography trip will offer many opportunities to shoot wildlife and landscapes within several great refuges and wildlife areas in Florida. As for every previous Circle B trip, this one will also be a little different. This time we will focus on only two bases of operations - the first location will be the Wakulla Lodge including their beautiful jungle cruise and shooting sunrise and wildlife at St Marks NWR. The second base of operations will be the Terrace Read More >>>
    2018 12 Stepback

    Dec. 8, 2018 - Photograph Christmas at Step Back

    Field Trips
    Step Back is a privately constructed village representing life in the early 1900s. Ladies will be dressed in period costumes and the church, cabins, store, schoolhouse, etc will be decorated for Christmas. This may be the last of this event, as Read More >>>
    2018 12 Shoot Christmas in Savannah GNPA Coastal Holiday Party

    December 7, 2018 - Shoot Christmas in Savannah & GNPA Coastal Chapter Holiday Party

    Field Trips
    Location: 317 W. Bryant St., Savannah, GA (Vinnie Van Go Go’s Pizza) Date/Time: 12/718 at 6:00pm We'll meet in front of Vinnie Van Go Go's Pizza at 6pm on 12/7/18. This event will coincide with City Market’s Christmas Open House. At 6pm we'll do a walking tour of some of Savannah's streets, shops, and squares. You'll be free to tour the shops that are open and also photograph the Savannah night scenes. It will be dark so come prepared for night photography, however, the streets and squares are usually well lit. REGISTER HERE Register Here Modify/Cancel Reservations By registering, you are… Read More >>>
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    November 15-18, 2018 - 2018 GNPA Smokies Photography Weekend - The Great Smokies National Park

    Field Trips
    We are going to the Smokies again this year! It has become a tradition of GNPA, to take off to the Great Smokies National Park to photograph landscapes, wildlife, flora, the historic structures and artifacts that all have been preserved to reveal the rich tapestry of the region. The Smokies is well known for its iridescent fall colors, but in November, the crowds thin out, the leaves fall, and the forests and streams reveal their beauteous old growth trees, ancient architectures, feeding bears, waterfalls, reflections, etc. We have the privilege of GNPA members Read More >>>
    2019 12 baldeagle

    Dec. 14-18, 2019 - Pacific Northwest Eagles and More Winter Photography Workshop

    Non-GNPA Events & Activities
    THIS IS A NON-GNPA TRIPThis announcement is for information only (GNPA MEMBERS GET A 10% DISCOUNT) TRIP IS OPERATED BY: Bonnie Block Field and Farm Photography.com and Nancy Elwood Naturesportal.net A wonderful opportunity to spend time photographing in the beautiful Skagit River Valley, home to a large variety of wintering raptors, shorebirds and waterfowl. The focus of this workshop will be Bald Eagles that are in large numbers on the local rivers. We will also have many chances to see Snow Read More >>>


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    GNPA & Non-GNPA Competitions

    GNPA Competions
    If no entries appear in a category, there are no scheduled competitions. GNPA OPEN COMPETITIONS NON-GNPA COMPETITIONS Read More >>>

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    Outdoor Photography Magazine Photo Contest Opens

    Non-GNPA Competitons
    New Photo Contest that may be of interest to you with some great prizes and chance to be seen in Outdoor Photography Magazine. Deadline for Entry of images: Dec. 1, 2018 READ The Full Announcement >>> Read More >>>
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    Regional Competitions

    Non-GNPA Competitons
    The GNPA keeps members aware of other competitions held in the region by other camera clubs and organizations. This is where you can find other competitions to gain recognition and win prizes. Read More >>>