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
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.
Advice from the Pros - What's New
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
Anyone interested in nature and travel photography is welcome and encouraged to become a member of SANP. If you would like to join SANP and enjoy all the benefits of membership, click the "Join SANP" button below and complete the membership application. Dues are for a twelve month membership beginning on the day you join. Contact Brad Cottrell, Membership Manager, for additional information or to be added to the mailing list. To be eligible 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.