Partners

The Alliance for Responsible Nature Photography

Partners with shared goals…

Nature First partners with organizations that share our goal of protecting and preserving the world’s natural and wild places. We’d love to have your organization, large or small, join our movement. Together we can create a better future.

There is no charge or fee associated with Nature First partnerships. Organizations wishing to donate to Nature First may do so, in the future, through a separate Sponsorship Program.

If you or your organization would like to learn more about becoming a partner, please contact us for details.

Silver Partners

Silver Partners

Elevated level of partnership committed to adopting the Nature First Principles and the Responsible Nature Photography Standard.

CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS

BACK THE WILD

Empowering landscape photographers to help protect the beautiful places they capture in their images. Every photograph has been contributed and the proceeds of each print sale will go directly to support protection of public lands and combat climate change.

PORTRAIT AND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

SEEKING VENTURE PHOTO

Blend your love of nature with your love of each other and craft a once-in-a-lifetime expedition based upon your unique vision and your story.

PHOTO WORKSHOP AND TOUR COMPANIES

ARS NATURAE

ARS NATURAE Petra Draškovič Pelc is an eco-tourism and photography company working with small groups or individually and trying to make an unforgettable and unique experience of the wild forest of Kočevsko and in Slovenia. Our passion embraces wild nature, and we love sharing it responsibly through photography and tourism. EXPLORE – INSPIRE – CARE is our motto and a way of life. Join us to the heart of nature with nature in the heart.

Cynthia Bandurek

Ecologist, field naturalist, conservation photographer and wildlife artist specializing in macro photography with emphasis on arthropods and amphibians. Offering private mentorships and macro workshops in Costa Rica.

David Shaw

Fairbanks, Alaska based creative, specializing in conservation imagery, science writing, and educating others about the art of photography. Expertly guided small group and custom photography workshops and natural history tours, in Alaska and around the world.

ESENKO WORKSHOPS

We love what we do and are passionate about photography – that’s why we’re in this business. We’re the most established photography tour company in this region and our pros know and love the destinations we travel to.

NEW ZEALAND PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

The country’s best landscape and wildlife photographers offering unique experiences all over New Zealand, from one-day workshops to multi-day tours, specialising in landscape and wildlife photography.

PHOTO ROVERS

Photo Rovers provides private, customized, and carbon-zero photo expeditions through the beautiful countryside of southern France using luxurious trekking e-bikes. Your guide will take you on scenic trails and backroads bringing you to deep gorges, medieval villages, Roman ruins, and prehistoric caves. You’ll be able to create gorgeous photos while prioritizing care for the environment.

REFLECTIONS OF THE WINDS

Photographer, Delsa Allen, is an award-winning landscape and nature photographer based in Pinedale, Wyoming at the base of the increasingly popular Wind River Mountain Range. She hosts a number of photography workshops each year and is currently working on an online workshop series. She strives to promote ethical and environmentally-friendly photography actions and techniques.

Bronze Partners

Bronze Partners

We highly value these partners and their commitment to promoting the Nature First Principles.

CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS

REGIONAL PRESERVATION ORGANIZATIONS

PHOTO COMMUNITIES & NETWORKS

PHOTO Tools & Apps

PHOTOGRAPHy Businesses

TRAVEL & WORKSHOP TEAMS

Gold Partners (future)

This elite partnership level requires certification of adoption of the Nature First Principles and the Responsible Nature Photography Standard, reserved for organizations willing to go above and beyond to prove their commitment to environmental preservation and conservation through nature photography.

This is a future initiative for the Nature First organization.

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