Photo tours, wildlife photography and stock imagery by Daniel J. Cox

Natural Exposures, your connection to the world of photography, nature, conservation, and the conduit to fulfilling your lifelong travel dreams. Daniel’s photographic expertise will enhance your photo skills. Tanya will shepherd you to the world’s most beautiful locations, and they’ll both introduce you to like-minded individuals who often become friends for life. The world is waiting and time is short. Let’s create memories you’ll never forget and the pictures to prove it.

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Daniel J. Cox has photographed for National Geographic magazine

Daniel’s work is featured in many well regarded publications including National Geographic.

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Recent Testimonials
  • "Traveling with Dan and Tanya is a truly special and delightful experience! Dan's incredible expertise in all things photo and Tanya's exceptional attention to details…

    Christine Crosby, Oregon

  • "Wow - what a great adventure! We saw so much - cloud forests, mountains, valleys, coastal regions, more birds than ever imagined, sloths, and every type of monkey. Fun travel c…

    Rhonda Handley, Ontario

  • "I love you and Dan, and love traveling with you. It was such an incredible trip all the way around, just like the last time, but better. I relished in every moment on every gam…

    Jim Carlin, California

  • "Hats off to Daniel and Tanya for all the hard work and dedication it takes to put on such wonderful trips. You guys are the greatest."

    Fred Kurtz, Indiana

  • "This was my first trip with Dan, Tanya, and Jill. It was a blast! Everything was well planned, from the pre-trip package and information, to phone tips from Dan, extending all…

    Steve Ault, California

  • "Our trip to Costa Rica with Dan and Tanya couldn’t have gone smoother. Dan’s timely photography advice was a perfect addition to the great wildlife, accommodations, and fo…

    Steve Webster, Massachusetts

  • "Yellowstone is truly an amazing place anytime of the year, but to be there in winter provides a special glimpse into its many dimensions. With Dan’s eye, and the Bigfoot snow…

    Holly Brown, Montana

  • "Great exposure to the culture and natural wonders. Photo instruction was very informative and delivered in a comprehensive dialog. Accommodation and meals spectacular. Obviousl…

    Barbara Russo, Pennsylvania

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  • Dejan says:

    Hi Daniel, do you haven any idea why I can't update my GH4? I always got result: "No valid picture for play". I believe I did exactly what I supposed to do for installing update. I have body firmware 2.2, the newest is 2.6. I have fully charged original battery.…

    24 hours ago on Lumix Diaries How to Update Firmware on Panasonic Lumix Cameras & Lenses (63 comments)
  • Portrait of Jay Murthy

    Jay Murthy says:

    Dan, in my humble opinion, this is a great relationship that panasonic has developed with you. Having been on 2 tours with you and Tanya, I have never once heard you "sugar coat" an inferior product, be it made my Panasonic or anyone else. You say it as you see…

    2 days ago on Panasonic Lumix Engineers Visit Bozeman (15 comments)
  • John Millspaugh says:

    Hi, Happy to find your site and all the interesting comments. I find myself feeling like a deer in the headlights with all the different settings that can be made. I sometimes think back to my college days when I took a photography course using a Pentax SLR but have…

    3 days ago on Lumix Diaries Birds in Flight Settings for Lumix Cameras (113 comments)
  • Ken Hawkins says:

    Interesting reading Daniel. Although I'm using the bridge camera FZ2000 your settings for BIF will be much the same (I believe) for my interest, aircraft in flight. There is one point I cannot get my old head around - auto review. On my first outing at Duxford last week I…

    5 days ago on Lumix Diaries Birds in Flight Settings for Lumix Cameras (113 comments)
  • Dean says:

    Friendship and good counsel is all the payment I've received! And, perhaps a tort recipe? ;0)

    5 days ago on Panasonic Lumix Engineers Visit Bozeman (15 comments)
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