National Nature Photography Day

National Nature Photography Day is celebrated every year to encourage photographers to share photos that encapsulate their world and might inspire others.

The art of nature photography is one of the most intimate activities because it opens up their perspective to our surroundings.

When Is National Nature Photography Day?

National Nature Photography Day is celebrated on June 15 of every year.

National Nature Photography Day.


Below are some of the most frequently asked questions that will improve your knowledge regarding this day.

Who invented photography and when?

The first photographer, Nicéphore Niépce, captured his first photograph by applying silver chloride coating to a paper in 1826.

How to celebrate National Nature Photography Day?

The best way to celebrate the day would be to share nature photographs that you like the most online or take new ones by finding exciting new sceneries and wildlife.

Additionally, you can help out an individual photographer, fund a relevant organization, like NANPA.organization, or an even simpler way would be to look at nature photographs. Lastly, you can get creative and make a pinhole camera using a sheet of paper and aluminum foil.

When was National Nature Photography Day started?

In 2009, the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) began promoting June 15 as National Nature Photography Day.

Where can I find nature in the city?

Everything from trees to flowers, animals, insects, and weather is considered to be nature.

How do I take an amazing photograph?

To take the best photographs, you’ll need to capture your perspective and make the viewer feel what you are feeling.

Which other days can I celebrate nature?

National Hiking Day on November 17 and National Gardening Day on April 14 also celebrate outdoor environments.

Fun Facts

The word ‘photography’ has been derived from the Greek word ‘φωτός (phōtos)’ which means “to draw with light.”

In 1843, John Quincy Adams became the first president to have been photographed, but he had been out of office for 20 years.

The first color photograph ever was produced by James Clerk Maxwell, a Scottish physicist.

The chemicals that photographers first used for filming are now considered poisonous and can turn fatal if consumed.

Shooting from extremely high or low positions makes the subjects stand out more.

With 4,425 antique cameras, Dilish Parekh of Mumbai has the largest camera collection.

Steven Sasson invented the world’s very first digital camera in 1975, and, weighing around 8 pounds, it was four times heavier than a modern DSLR.

People’s eyes first go to intersecting points.

Photography Trivia

The oldest surviving photograph is around 200 years old.

Estimations suggest that around 1 trillion photographs are taken every year, with 95 million uploaded on Instagram daily and 300 million on Facebook.

The most expensive photograph ever was captured by Andreas Gursky in 1999 and sold for around $4.3 million.

Created by Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre,

The daguerreotype was the first camera that could record an image.

Nature photography is known to be one of the most relaxing activities.

People seem to like pictures with people in them better.


Did you hear about how the photographer died?
It makes me shutter.

What kind of photos does a turtle take?

Did you hear about the guy who stole all those photos?
I think he was framed.

What do you call an American fish photographer?
A school shooter.

Why did the photographer get into an argument with the curator at the art gallery?
He wasn’t in the right frame of mind.

Where does a cow hang his photos?
In a mooooseum.

Why shouldn’t you steal from someone holding a camera?
Because they have a photographic memory.

Why did the photographer fail his test?
Because he couldn’t FOCUS.

What’s wrong with most cameras that won’t take good pictures?
The nut behind the viewfinder!

What do you call a photo taken by a cat?
A paw-trait.

Why can’t you find good photography jokes?
They haven’t been developed yet.

What happened to the fastest camera in the world?
It BURST into flames.

Why are photographers depressed?
Because they don’t do anything all day but focus on the negatives.

Why did the naked photographer get arrested?
Indecent exposure.


A photographer shot his subject with a Canon. It was blown away.

Sometimes it’s tough being a nature photographer. You have to deal with a lot of crop!

Your camera takes really nice pictures!

Thanks, I taught it everything it knows.

My wife said, if I took one more photo of nature, she’d leave me. That’s when I snapped.

Nature photographers are very mean. First, they frame animals, then they shoot them, then hang them on the wall.

A friend of mine is always going on about nature photography jokes. You just can’t shutter up.

If I had a penny for every time I had to change my camera battery, then I would have been able to get the battery cover off.

I think my pet crocodile is an amateur photographer. He’s a bit of a snapper!

A friend of mine wanted to be a nature photographer but didn’t put enough effort into it. He just waited to see what developed.

I had to give up my career as a nature photographer. I kept losing focus.

Photography Quotes

Photography is the story I fail to put into words.
Destin Sparks

Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.
Duane Michals

If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner, it is that there are no shortcuts in photography.
Edward Weston

In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.
Alfred Stieglitz

Photography, for me, is not looking; it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.
Don McCullin

There is one thing the photograph must contain; the humanity of the moment.
Robert Frank

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place.
Elliott Erwitt

I don’t think there’s any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent.
Imogen Cunningham

What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
Karl Lagerfeld

There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.
Ernst Haas

Photography helps people to see.
Berenice Abbott

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.
Aaron Siskind

In the world of photography, you get to share a captured moment with other people.
James Wilson

Photography is all about secrets—the secrets we all have and will never tell.
Kim Edwards

Essentially what photography is life lit up.
Sam Abell

Photography Captions for Instagram

  • Photography is a story I fail to put into words.
  • Look for the magic in every moment!
  • A picture is a poem without words.
  • A little contour and confidence!
  • All about the vibe.
  • Photography is the truth!
  • Photography is about capturing souls, not faces!
  • When daydreams become reality.
  • Pursue your passion and you’ll never work a day in your life!
  • When life gets blurry, adjust your focus.
  • But first, let me take a photograph.
  • Start somewhere.
  • The unexpected moment is always sweeter.
  • There are no rules for good photographs. There are only good photographs.
  • Life is too short for bad photographs!


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