NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY DAY
The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) along with millions of photographers and photography lovers across the nation observe Nature Photography Day on June 15th. Nature lovers and photographers alike celebrate this day with enthusiasm. They capture the breath-taking beauty all around us and encourage others to see the wonders of our natural Earth.
Whether they take photos of wildlife, landscapes or both, the do so with a sense of awe. It’s in the spirit of preservation of these wonders that NANPA created the celebration. Every image that inspires us to care for our surroundings and preserve it for future generations celebrates the day.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NaturePhotographyDay
Explore the world around you. Use your dedicated camera and/or the camera on your phone to take some photos of nature. Places to celebrate the day include:
- Taking a guided tour through a local preserve.
- Visiting a botanical garden.
- Going bird watching.
- Visiting a national park.
- Watching a sunset or sunrise.
- Visiting a lake, river, or the ocean.
For those looking for photography tips, look no further. We have 13 ways to Get the Most From Your Digital Camera. What’s your favorite place for nature photography? Let us know using #NaturePhotographyDay in social media.
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY DAY HISTORY
NANPA designated the observance in 2009 to promote the enjoyment of nature photography. The calendar also includes these photography celebrations:
- National Camera Day
- Photographer Appreciation Month
- National 3-D Day
- World Art Day
- National Photography Month
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