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 Tennessee's Knoxville/Oak Ridge area, which is 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 and travel photography? So are we! To learn more about us, explore the website and then
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.
Code of Ethics
SANP follows responsible practices of nature photogrpahy to protect the subject, location and photographers. Read our code of ethics.
Advice from the pros - what's new
Go to the Advice from the Pros page in the Members section to find the details.
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
Is nature and travel photography your passion? 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 participate in the Digital image salon competition in February, your membership dues must be current on December 31 of the previous year. To participate in the Print competition in January, membership dues must be current on October 31.