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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  • "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

  • "Thanks again for everything......your organizing skills amaze me! The hotels were all great, the food was super, the people in the group were all very nice, and the scenery was…

    Peggy Haslam, Manitoba

  • "Thanks again Tanya and Dan, As always I couldn't have had a better trip. I am already thinking of my return with you in 2016!! Have a wonderful time in Patagonia and thank…

    Alison McClure, California

  • "Tanya/Dan are a dynamic duo! There are not enough adjectives in the dictionary to cover the entire breath of their combined strengths. Fair, attention to detail, supportive of…

    Corbett Alley, Arizona

  • "My first trip with D&T, eventhough I have met them prior on other workshops. This was the most fun and relaxed workshop, even with a few 4am sunrises, I have been on. With…

    An Vo, Texas

  • I have for the first time ever seen the picture of the mother polar and her cub huddling over her dead cub. I was never so moved and it will forever remain in my mind...maybe we nee…

    Kathy Winkelman

  • "Good! Loved seeing the Snow Monkeys. They were on my "bucket list" and got some wonderful pictures! Great seeing the eagles dive for the fish. Swans were beautiful an…

    Lani Dillon, California

  • "Dan and Tanya put on an awesome photo tour, and this one is among their very best! I expected them to be wonderful hosts and to have thought of every detail (they did!), but I…

    Dane Jaques, Virginia

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  • Simon Hartmann says:

    Hey, thanks again for your insights. Im not completely sure, if anyone has pointed out yet, that ALL OMD Olympus cameras have an option to choose "Lens priority" for IBIS vs. The panasonic 100-400. That works really well, as you dont have to do anything when switching lenses and it…

    10 hours ago on Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mark ll Leica 100-400mm (44 comments)
  • James Nelson says:

    Danial, I very much enjoyed reading your blog on evaluating the Olympus OM-1 Mark II camera with the Leica/Panasonic 100 - 400 IS lens for bird photography. I have a Olympus OM-1 Mark II camera and would like to purchase the Panasonic/Leica 100 - 400 lens. My question is how…

    2 days ago on Firmware Updates for 100-400mm (2 comments)
  • 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…

    3 days 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…

    6 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…

    7 days ago on Lumix Diaries Birds in Flight Settings for Lumix Cameras (97 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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