All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events


September 2017 - Glacier National Park, Triple D Game Ranch & National Bison Range

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Glacier National Park is a well known destination for photographers offering stunning landscapes, water, and macro photographic opportunities. What is not so well know is it's also a fantastic location for getting once in a lifetime shots of Grizzly Bear, Wolves, Mountain Lion, Fox (three varieties), Bobcat and Lynx. It’s an adventure that will leave you with lasting memories and plenty of pictures to commemorate the experience. Next year the GNPA is offering 14 lucky photographers the opportunity to photograph Glacier and wildlife. There are two dates, each limited to 7 photographers plus… Read More >>>
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June 22, 2017 Poole’s Mill Covered Bridge & Gibbs Gardens

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The Gwinnett Chapter of GNPA is happy to announce a field trip to Poole’s Mill Covered Bridge & Gibbs Gardens, on Thursday June 22, 2017, at 7:30 AM. You must be a GNPA member to attend The event is open to all active GNPA members. QUESTIONS Contact: Ed Zawacki 404-431-6371 email: Register Here This field trip will take place in two locations. There will be an opportunity to photograph historic Poole’s Mill covered bridge, as well as surrounding water features. Then we will go to nearby Gibbs Gardens to photograph water, day lilies, reflection ponds, and many other… Read More >>>
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January 15, 2018 - Costa Rica Photo Adventure for GNPA with Rob Knight and Tom Simpson

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Costa_Rica_2018_Trip.pdf Join GNPA member and workshop leader Rob Knight with his guest Tom Simpson for a brand new Costa Rica photography workshop that is exclusively for GNPA members. Rob has been leading photo workshops in Costa Rica since 2009. His annual Cost Rica Photo Adventure workshop each September is a mix of nature, wildlife and cultural subjects, but this GNPA trip is specifically geared toward nature photography. There will be lots of learning opportunities in addition to the unbelievable array of nature photography subjects. Join GNPA member and workshop leader Rob Knight with… Read More >>>
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June 23-29, 2018 - Jasper National Park with Larry Winslett - TRIP 2

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MISS OUT ON THE FIRST BANFF TRIP?A FOLLOW-ON TRIP TO JASPER REGION HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED Get ready for another fantastic week (7 days, 6 nights) of photography with professional photographer, teacher and friend of GNPA, Larry Winslett, in one of the most desirable photo locations in the world!!! Experienced Nature photographer and workshop leader Larry Winslett is the trip organizer, teacher and guide for this fantastic trip sponsored by the Georgia Nature Photographer’s Association. This event follows immediately after the first week in Banff National Park. Our lenses will capture some of the… Read More >>>
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Nov. 16-19, 2017 Smokies Photo Weekend Fieldtrip

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Great Smoky Mountains National ParkNovember 16-19, 2017 (Photo by Joey Gaston) Registration is now open for the GNPA Smokies Photo Weekend in the great Smoky Mountain National Park, November 16-19, 2017. We will meet in Townsend, TN, at the Talley Ho Inn for a weekend of great photography, guided field trips, self-guided trips, a photo competition with cash prizes, two great guest speakers, and lots of fun on the many scheduled field events! There are a limited number of spots available and the best events will go fast so don't delay, register now. Read More >>>
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October 7-12, 2017 - Photograph Fall in the Smokies for 6 Days

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Enjoy 6 days and 5 nights October 7-12, 2017 in the Smokies photographing streams, waterfalls, the elk rut, black bears, sunrises and sunsets, emerging fall color and more in great light with Horace Hamilton in a premiere Smoky Mountain Cabin. Photographic Opportunities: The elk rut will be at its peak and we will spend one morning and one afternoon photographing this amazing display of bull elk as they work to gather, or protect, their harems. We will photograph the early fall color at high elevations along Newfound Gap Rd. and Clingman’s Dome Rd. plus spectacular stream scenes in Elkmont,… Read More >>>