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
  • "The adventure of seeing the Jaguars "up close and personal" was Fantastic!! But also, being able to see a Tapir and other exotic animals, reptiles & birds was lik…

    Lani Dillon, California

  • "From the welcoming handmade chocolate to the last good-bye hug, the Costa Rica trip was amazing. All the senses were aroused. The smell of the Rain Forest, the wonderful taste…

    Linda Henry, Oregon

  • "It’s February 9th and I can’t believe that Cathy and I have been home for two weeks already. Our experiences in Africa are so fresh it seems as though we were just there. I…

    Cathy and Mark Pemberton, California

  • "Dan and Tanya are the best tour guides I have experienced so far. Overall wonderful trips!"

    Pat Dillon, California

  • "Seeing Japan with Dan and Tanya was an incredible experience! As always, Tanya attended to every detail and made sure we were always so well cared for. I learn so much each tri…

    Christine Crosby, Oregon

  • "Thank you, Dan, Tanya and Fisher for making this glimpse into the nature in the wetlands of the Pantanal possible!"

    Meggi Reader, California

  • "Tanya and Dan, Are an involving and supporting team and I would 100% recommend taking a tour with them."

    Allan Coffey, WA, Australia

  • "I loved this trip. It is a destination that you need to access via a tour and this photography trip was perfect. I think photography helped me to connect to the Cuban people."

    Beth Jones, Pennsylvania

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  • Dee says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this! I followed the directions on the Panasonic website multiple times and kept getting a "NO VALID PICTURE TO DISPLAY" message even though the firmware was two versions behind...Your additional guidance about taking a few pictures on the formatted SD card before transferring the .bin…

    22 hours ago on Lumix Diaries How to Update Firmware on Panasonic Lumix Cameras & Lenses (57 comments)
  • Les Crane says:

    Thanks for your response to my previous question; you are THE expert in m43 bird photography! As I practice with my new g80 and pan leica I keep encountering differences from the DSLR (Canon) world. Today I was trying to "find" a bird that was easy to see with my…

    4 days ago on Panasonic LUMIX G85 Shooting Experience Huge Bang For The Buck (49 comments)
  • Lynn says:

    Hello I am new to this sight. I just bought myself a FZ300 Panasonic Camera. I am interested in photography and taking photo's of birds flying or any subject. Also still birds. I am wanting to no the settings to take action birds in flight for this camera. Need advice…

    5 days ago on Lumix Diaries Birds in Flight Settings for Lumix Cameras (97 comments)
  • Gary S. says:

    Hi Dan - One followup question that relates to operating temperature listed by Panasonic. I note that you and others are intrepid photographers and go out into very cold temperatures. With that in mind I noticed that Panasonic is listing a low operating temperature of 32F for the GH4 and…

    1 week ago on Panasonic LUMIX G85 Shooting Experience Huge Bang For The Buck (49 comments)
  • Portrait of David and Shiela Glatz

    Dave and Shiela Glatz says:

    Thank you CC!! Well said about the NE team.

    1 week ago on Wild Planet Photo Magazine Features Dave and Shiela Glatz (4 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • Firmware Updates for 100-400mm

    In today’s world of fast moving technology, Panasonic is making sure our gear keeps pace. To that end, I have a new firmware update to announce for the Leica 100-400mm zoom. Lumix Leica 100-400mm Firmware Update Instructions Panasonic recently released a new firmware update for the Leica 100-400mm zoom. The main…

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  • Wild Planet Photo Magazine Features Dave and Shiela Glatz

    Thousands upon thousands (and possibly even millions!) of images have been taken throughout the years by Explorers who travel on our Natural Exposures Invitational Photo Tours, and we’re always interested in ways Explorers are using these images. Do you share your precious photographs with friends and family? Or maybe just keep them on hand to rekindle good memories and the…

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  • Sorry for Delay on Questions for Dan

    I just want to let all you folks who have been gracious enough to send in Questions for Dan to know that I’ve not forgotten you. My issue is lack of time. I’m currently in Svalbard, Norway for the Arctic Documentary Project and just haven’t had the time to get to…

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  • Panasonic LUMIX G85 Shooting Experience Huge Bang For The Buck

    Editors Note: Under the heading of no surprises I want everybody who reads this blog to know that I’m what is called a Panasonic Lumix Luminary. In other words, I do get compensated a small stipend each year for working with Panasonic. However, I can tell you straight up, the small…

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  • Leica 100-400mm Comparison Lumix Olympus

    Leica 100-400mm Comparison Lumix & Olympus This morning I was inspired by a question on the blog to do a quick and dirty little test, comparing the Leica 100-400mm on both the new Lumix G85 (with updated firmware V.1.2), 100-400mm firmware update V1.1, and the Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mark ll. Here’s the…

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