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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  • Andy says:

    Thanks for the reply Dan, I will have to be patient! Wow the Bosque del Apache tour looks awesome, maybe if I win the lottery I can come on that and buy a new G9....🤓 Regards Andy

    4 days ago on Andy Quinn Wants to Know about Lumix G9 Birds In Flight (1 comment)
  • Carol Hindle says:

    Hi Dan, just got GH5, please explain RAW with * and one row of lines, RAW with * and two rows of lines.

    4 days ago on Lumix GH4 Question about RAW Support from Trent Anderson (11 comments)
  • davidh says:

    Daniel - how about a side-by-side comparison of the GH5 and the G9 calling out where they are equivalent, and where one has an edge? I took the plunge for the GH5 this past spring - and I'm quite happy with it even though I don't really use it for…

    4 days ago on Lumix G9: A Still Photo Centric Camera From Panasonic (5 comments)
  • Alex says:

    "This is all about Predictive AF, and this is a big one if it’s improved over the GH5. I’ve had very good luck with the GH5’s Predictive AF capabilities, but they could use some improvement." Dear Dan, thank you for another great article. I'm really happy to see that you…

    4 days ago on Lumix G9: A Still Photo Centric Camera From Panasonic (5 comments)
  • jim Heywood says:

    I did not bite on the GH5 because I did not need the video capabilities but I have ordered the G9. Don't "get" the comments on types fo focus and perhaps we can talk about this early next year.

    4 days ago on Lumix G9: A Still Photo Centric Camera From Panasonic (5 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • Andy Quinn Wants to Know about Lumix G9 Birds In Flight

    Thanks for writing Andy. As much as I like the GX8, I really do not consider it a good choice for wildlife. Especially with a lens as powerful as the Leica 100-400mm. The 100-400mm, when extended out to it’s longest reach is effectively 800mm. That is extreme magnification and with that…

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  • Lumix G9: A Still Photo Centric Camera From Panasonic

    It’s been about a week now since Panasonic announced the Lumix G9. I’ve held off writing anything, wanting to digest it all before giving my take on what looks to be a great new camera. For all those folks who were blinded by the incredible video capabilities of the Lumix GH4 and…

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  • Foxes on the Edge with the Arctic Documentary Project

    Foxes on the Edge with the Arctic Documentary Project I’m writing this from Churchill, Manitoba on the shores of Hudson Bay. It’s been four years since I was last here. As many of you know I’m no longer guiding for Frontiers North Adventures, but we’re still heavily involved together. I’m…

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  • DxO Rescues Nik Software U-Point Technology

    DxO Rescues Nik Software & U-Point Technology I woke this morning to a tremendous bit of news. DxO software is saving Nik software from Google’s trash heap. Just this last week I was lamenting to several of our NE Explorers my frustration with Google purchasing one of the most effective…

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  • Lumix Stories Video Series: Daniel J. Cox

    This past summer my Panasonic Lumix colleague Tom Curley and fellow Lumix Luminary Griffin Hammond followed me to Alaska to produce Lumix Stories: Daniel J. Cox. We spent three days documenting brown bears, puffins, and red fox using the new Lumix GH5 camera. I wanted to share the inspiration that makes…

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