News from BVNF (Belgium)

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From Belgium, new activities!


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In the meanwhile the General Assembly is called to vote the new board, we have started making some work.

- Facebook. There is new Facebook page for news of the IFWP. This fanpage is administrated by our secretary Anita Campbell (Sweden) and our website coordinator Almudena Marcos (Spain): IFWP Fanpage

- Website and Facebook. A small team of 3 people is working now on the website updating news and making an inform for improving contents and sections.

- Teaching. We have 2 persons starting translating and proofing PDF articles to be uploaded on a special section in our website and facebook. This is starting with basic teaching but also advanced following José B. Ruiz Method of learning translated from spanish with more than 5 million downloads. It will be available from mid January: Un año de fotografía

- New clubs are following our developments:  ASCPF, AFNI, MONTPHOTO, AFONIB, ASAFONA, FONAMAD, RUWP - Allrussian All regional Union of wildlife photographers. VADON... Let´s wait until January to send them the info to become members.

- New document for members aceptation and fees. It will have a section in our website so that any club can check the fees and procedures. If any club needs it in advance it is now available.

- New guide for associations. Developed from AEFONA Spain this is in word, pdf and e-book format to download. The Spanish version is available at AEFONA website, but it is being proofed in English and soon available. It is plenty of advices for boards and members about how to manage an association, specially how to keep high hopes and work together for a common interest.

Please keep updated in our website and Facebook.

News from AEFONA (Spain)

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We would like to share with you information about two photography contests and also more details about the AEFONA congress of this year in Antequera (Málaga).

At the end of October we have known the results of the prestigious French competition for nature photography "Montier Festival Photo". Up to 1,422 international photographers have participated and some AEFONA´s members are among the winners in different categories:

- Landscape category: Père Soler Isern,Miquel Artus Illana y Mario Suárez Porras.

- Nature as art: Andrés Miguel Domínguez.

- Other animals: Salvador Colvée Nebot

Please follow the link to see the winners and their work: Montier Festival Photo

The last 21 of October had place the meeting and faillure of the jury, corresponding to the awards of the photo contest of environment of Colmenar Viejo 2016, that has already with more than 25 years of history.AEFONA has an special award in the contest and the winner in this category was Katy Gómez López.

Please follow the link to see the winners:

And now, regarding our congress, finally we can confirm a lot of information on our guests, national and international, for the days 6 to 8 of December in Antequera (Málaga). 

As national photographers, we will listen to the speeches of Marina Cano, Andrés Miguel Dominguez, Salvador Colvée, Nicolás Resusens, Eduardo Blanco Mendizabal, Sergio Marijuan, Iñaki Larrea, Fran Rubia y Félix Fernández Calvillo.

As international photographers we will be able to listen to Jorge Silva from Mexico, Ole Jorgen from Norway, Ugo Mellone from Italy-Spain, Sergio Pedrero from Mexico and Jon Andoni Juárez from Berlin-Spain.

We are also organizing more activities to see and photograph the nature of around Antequera that will be at dawn and at night.

There will be as well two photography exhibitions from AEFONA, one at the hotel and the other one at the Town Hall of Antequera.

We will have book signing, our AEFONA merchandising store and lots of surprises! Do not hesitate to contact us if you require more information or help to assist to our XXIV AEFONA’s congress in Antequera (Málaga) from 6 to 8 of December.

Hereby you have a link to more detailed information:


AEFONA Executive Board 2015

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On December 6, 2014, the General Assembly of AEFONA voted a new Executive Board, consisting of:

President: Pablo Bou Mira

Vice-president: Raúl Sáez Sáez

Secretary: Rosana Pita Aneiros

Treasurers: Cata Loshuertos Tous and Concepción Gutiérrez Álvarez

Members: Mabel Jover Atienza, Adelina Sánchez Ortiz, Jaume Sellart Parreño, Javier Alonso Torre and Pablo Sánchez Sánchez.


Pablo Bou MiraRaúl Sáez SáezRosana Pita AneirosCata Loshuertos TousConcepción Gutiérrez Álvarez

Exhibition Natuur In Beeld - Holland

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Exhibition Natuur In Beeld January 2015

Nature Photographers Association Natuur In Beeld in The Netherlands hold its second-annual exhibition on Saturday 24 and Sunday, January 25th, 2015. 
In the hall 150 nature photos with a wide variety of subjects made in our beautiful nature in the last two years. Our club series, a nature film and a number of audio-visual series will be showed by our members. During the exhibition, our members will be present to talk about the work shown to you.

The event takes place in 't Spectrum, Steeg 9, Schijndel, The Netherlands. 

Opening hours are on saturday, January 24 12:00-18:00 and sunday, January 25 10:00-17:00.

You are welcome, entrance is free.

Photo Henk Vennix: Puffin (Alca artica)



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AEFONA will be present at the 3rd International Meeting of Nature Photographers, which will be held in Argentina, August 15th-18th. In previous editions, AEFONA have projected several audio-visuals and participated via Skype presenting our activities. See:

Like in previous years, the photography contest MONTPHOTO 2014 offers a special price for the members of AEFONA who participate in it. See

The 1st International Festival of Nature Photography was held during two days in June in Vielha, Lleida, Spain, in cooperation with the county Aran Valley and the community Vielha. Presentations were given by Antonio Liébana, Pablo Bou, Alfonso Lario and many others. We hope this meeting will be the first of many in the coming years. See

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All the news published in our website during 2013 show the amount of achievements AEFONA has reached during this year.  These would have not been possible without the determination and delivery of a large number of fellow members who beyond their busy daily life tasks have been generous enough so as to offer their free time and thus contribute with their skills and experience in order to reach very important results. Among those, we do highlight the following ones :

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June 8th 2013, Poland

The Polish Nature Photographers' Union (ZPFP) has a new Council.

Our Polish member has recently elected a new governing body. Katarzyna Gubrynowicz,( its ZPFP's new President. She belongs to the Mazovie branch (Warsaw and region) and so do the two Vice-presidents : Agnieszka Czarnocka ( and Adam Lawnik ( The later is both Vice-president and Secretary.

The treasurer, Radoslaw Siekierzynski belongs to the Wielkopolska Region's ZPFP branch (Poznan and region).

Members of the council are Grzegorz Szkutnik (

and Krzysztof Celuch both from the Rostocze and Subcarpathia branch, and Mikolaj Stawowy ( from  Mazovie. 

A great team of young and dedicated nature photographers to whom IFWP wishes all the very best.


  Katarzyna Gubrynowicz Adam awnik G.Szkutnik 
            Katarzyna Gubrynowicz                                    Adam Lawnik                                   Grzegorz Szkutnik
                   The president


 kceluch mikolaj stawowi
                               Krzysztof Celuch                                                                                 Mikolaj Stawowy                        


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Our member ZPFP in Poland has chosen a new president : Łukasz Łukasik and the contact persons of ZPFP are now : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.