Southern Appalachian Nature Photographers

    SANP is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to photography of the natural environment. Our motto is "Sharing the Awareness of Nature through Photography." Founded in 1991, SANP's home base is Knoxville, Tennessee -- an area rich in natural beauty. Photo opportunities include the Great Smoky, Cumberland, and Blue Ridge Mountains, pastoral valleys, and numerous lakes, rivers, and streams.

    Get to Know Us

    Interested in nature or travel photography? So are we! To learn more about us, explore the website and then
    • Contact a member
    • Join our Facebook group
    • Participate in a meeting or club activity. We meet once a month except December and have field events each month.
    • Check out our latest newsletter (June 2021)
    • Watch a recording of our May 2021 meeting, featuring Darrell Gulin on Cowboy/Cowgirl Horse Drives and Western Landscapes (link provided on our Members page).

    Share with Us

    Current members are encouraged to share nature photos and photography experiences for use on the website or in upcoming issues of the newsletter.
    Email sanpinfo@sanp.net.

    Upcoming events

    • 06/29/2021 6:45 PM
      Zoom video meeting - SANP club members do not need to register. Guests must register to receive the Zoom link in email.

    Advice from the Pros - What's New

    Go to the Advice from the Pros page in the Members section to find the details.

    • Matt Kloskowski video: Amazing Skies and Clouds in Photoshop - posted 5/18

    • Matt Kloskowski blog: Coming Clean on What I Really Do with My Photos - posted 5/18

    • Tim Grey webinar: Tracking Photo Locations in Lightroom Classic - posted 5/18

    • Tim Grey webinar: Nuggets of Wisdom in Photography - posted 5/18

    Featured Image

    The current featured image by John House is called "Pizzazz." John won Honorable Mention in the Plants Category in the 2021 Salon with this image. Click the image below to view in larger format.


    Photo copyright John House.

    Our "Featured Member" section below now includes members who have uploaded a "selfie." Join that group via your profile (choose "edit profile" to make changes).

    Become a member

    Are you interested in nature and travel photography? Become a member of SANP!

    To enjoy all the benefits of membership, click the "Join SANP" button below and complete the membership application. Dues are for a 12-month membership beginning on the day you join.

    Note: To submit photographs for the annual Salon, which is judged in February, your membership dues must be current on December 31 of the previous year.

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