Daniel J. Cox

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for over 35 years. In 2013 he was honored as the 2013 Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He’s also been awarded in competitions worldwide including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best.

Dan’s wide range of accomplishments include being a regular contributor to natural history publications worldwide, a field contributor for Outdoor Photographer, a consultant for Hewlett-Packard fine art printers, an honorary “Nikon Legend Behind the Lens,” and a mentor for American Photo’s Mentor Series photography workshops. Dan is now working with Panasonic as a Lumix Luminary team member. His work has been featured in several galleries including Nikon House (New York), National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the Natural History Museum in London.

His most personally satisfying accomplishments include two cover stories for National Geographic magazine and his current volunteer work as director of the Arctic Documentary Project for Polar Bears International. He is the sole photographer of more than 20 books including his most recent self-published children’s title Portia Polar Bear’s Birthday Wish.

Dan shooting his Nikon 200-400mm from the ship in Svalbard, Norway. Dan with his photograph of the arms of a Masai from Kenya hanging in the Nikon booth at PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Dan working the remote camera on Buggy One for Polar Bears International. Hudson Bay, Manitoba. Dan and Tanya with a group of Explorer's at a lodge on the Osa Peninsula, Costa ricaDaniel in front of his exhibit of the Arctic Documentary Project at PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Daniel Cox in the warm evening light near the shores of Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba.

Recent blog posts by Daniel J. Cox

  • Save Your Photos Even Halfway Around the World

    Save Your Photos For some, like professional photographers, the ability to save your photos halfway around the world can be a career saver. For others it might be as simple as just wanting to protect a once in a lifetime trip with family or friends. Whatever the reason, I’ve never…

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  • Canada Goose PBI Parkas Around the World & NYSE

    As I travel around the world in my quest to tell the stories of wildlife and nature, I’m finding a familiar sight in the form of the Canada Goose PBI parkas. There have been at least three, maybe four different times, in cold climates around the world, where I’ve run…

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  • Panasonic’s Environment Vision 2050

    A Company with Heart Panasonic’s Environment Vision 2050 is just one of many reasons I’m such a fan of Panasonic Lumix cameras; they have heart! When I switched from traditional DSLR’s several years ago, it wasn’t just because Lumix offered a more technical creative tool. A big part of the…

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  • Lumix GH5 Video AF Improvement

    Lumix GH5 VIDEO AF Improvement Most of my readers here on the Blog are mainly still shooters. However, I’ve been steadily adding moving pictures/video in my own work and some of our Explorers are doing the same. Video is just one of the main reasons I’ve switched from my beloved…

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