Defining NPN
Text Copyright Jim Erhardt, 2015


After 15 years of Internet evolution since the founding of NPN, I thought I would make a list of what continues to define NPN: specifically, what it is - and perhaps more importantly in todayís cyberspace - what it is not.

Letís start with the list of what NPN most certainly is;

The list above paints a pretty good picture of what NPN is. But on todayís Internet, listing what NPN is not defines it even better.

NPN is not;

Looking at the "what itís not list" above, itís almost incomprehensible that the entire list accurately describes social media (especially FB) and to a somewhat lesser degree, a popular VC-funded photo site. Call me old fashion or out-of-touch, but in my opinion NPN remains a true jewel in the rough of todayís impersonal, big-business and big-profit Internet.

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Jim Erhardt is the founder of the Nature Photographers Network™ and the publisher of Nature Photographers Online Magazine. To this day he remains in awe of the incredible nature photography posted on the NPN website and is humbled to be your host. Jim and his wife Donna will continue to strive to provide the best online experience possible to all nature photography enthusiasts - this is why NPN was created and will always remain it's mission!