MONEP provides the following Resources purely as a reference for photographers and naturalists alike. These should not be construed as explicit endorsements of any service or individual. In addition, MONEP has no affiliation with any.

We will provide links to individuals who have given presentations at monthly meetings as sincere appreciation for the wonderful presentations they have provided to our club.

Greg Basco

Greg Basco

Gregory Basco is a resident Costa Rican professional photographer and environmentalist. He is a BBC/Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice multiple prizewinner, and his photos have been published in numerous magazines, books, calendars, and exhibits. His photos, blog, and e-books are appreciated by nature photographers around the globe.

Jennifer King

Jennifer King

Jennifer King is an internationally acclaimed photographer with a passion for teaching and inspiring other photographers. She has been named one of fifteen “Women Photographers to Follow” by 500px. Her U.S. based, and international workshops are rated in the top 50 world-wide by Photoshelter. Jennifer’s photographs, videos and interviews can be found in Outdoor Photographer, […]

Lonnie Gatlin

Lonnie Gatlin is an award winning photographer with more than 30 years of experience. Lonnie is best known for her astrophotography landscapes, chasing the light throughout the U.S. She is a frequent speaker on astrophotography at local camera clubs and teachers astrophotography and light painting classes at Shaw Nature Reserve. 

Ruth Hoyt

Ruth Hoyt is a full-time professional nature photographer, writer, public speaker, workshop leader, coach and consultant. She has 30+ years of experience teaching nature photography and is a Certified Interpretive Guide (national certification) and Certified Texas Master Naturalist (certified annually through Texas Parks & Wildlife since 2009). She is best known for her Texas bird […]

Bug Guide

Bug Guide Online community of naturalists sharing observations of insects, spiders and related creatures. Good resource for insect ID.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a terrific resource for Bird ID and species life history information.

Sibley Bird Guides App

The Sibley Bird Guides App allows you to set the state or province you are in so you can see only the birds occurring in that region. See your favorite app store to purchase the version appropriate for your device.

The Webster Groves Nature Study Society

The Webster Groves Nature Study Society (WGNSS) is a St. Louis Metro area society with an interest in natural history, particularly entomology, botany and ornithology.

NANPA (North American Nature Photography Association)

NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection. NANPA provides information, education, inspiration, and opportunity for people interested in nature photography and fosters excellence and ethical conduct and especially encourages responsible photography in the wild.


From the ‘About’ page… “We offer more content in one place than any other website targeted to nature and outdoor photo enthusiasts. Since 2003, we’ve earned the respect of tens of thousands of photographers worldwide as one of the most comprehensive, friendly, and respected websites of its kind.”

B&H Photo/Video

B&H Photo/Video is an online retail store well known in the photographic community. They do also have a ‘brick & mortar’ store in New York city if you happen to be ‘in da hood’.

Hunt’s Photo/Video

Hunt’s Photo/Video is another online retail store with several ‘brick & mortar’ options in the New England area.


Schillers is a St. Louis based camera store…the last privately owned shop in the metro area.

Bullivant Gallery

Bullivant Gallery as described on their site… “Bullivant Gallery, located in the Grand Center district of St. Louis, is much more than an art printing company. We are collaborators, working closely with artists, photographers, designers, galleries, and museums to create the most accurate and stunning prints and editions of their art. Bullivant Gallery also offers […]

Diversified Labs

Diversified Labs is a St Louis based professional photographic lab producing high quality albums, fine art, proofing, press printing, finishing services, metal printing and more!

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a subscription based service offering a variety of ‘graphics’ production apps. Of particular interest to photographers are the Photoshop & Lightroom apps dedicated to managing and editing photos.

Topaz Labs

Topaz Labs offers a variety of ‘image editing’ apps…two of the more popular are ‘Sharpen AI’ and ‘Denoise AI’ that offer notable functionality for the purposes hinted at in their product names.

Photo Ephemeris

Photo Ephemeris…”helps you plan outdoor photography in natural light. It’s a map-based Sun, Moon, and Milky Way calculator. Plan your shot with perfect precision.”


PhotoPills is a photo-planning app with lots of location specific info on sunrise and set, moonrise, Milky Way locations, eclipses and more.

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