Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

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

  • Polar Bear A female bear comes to investigate the camera cage on Buggy One. Gordon Point on the shores of Hudson Bay near churchill, Manitoba.
    Mylio Helping Save Polar Bears

    Mylio Helping Save Polar Bears The World Meteorological Organization recently announced that 2016 will go down in the record books as the hottest year on record. Adding insult to injury, 2015 was the last hottest year on record, which was part of the ten hottest years on record, all of them…

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    Support Your Local Camera Dealers

    I don’t typically just do a post about a SALE but I thought this might be a good time to remind everyone to consider supporting you local camera shop. We’re very lucky here in Bozeman to have two incredible camera stores, F-11 Photographic Supplies and Bozeman Camera & Repair. By the…

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    Panasonic Lumix G85/85 Manual for Download

    Panasonic Lumix G85/G80 Manual for Download If you’re like me, you most likely no longer have a CD reader in your computer. That being the case, the CD that comes with my new cameras from Lumix are basically useless. To that end I’ve been adding new camera manuals— free for anyone to…

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    Quality Photography is Dying. Tony Northrup Suggests How to Save It

    Some of you may be familiar with Tony Northrup. I had never heard of him until about a year ago, but he does some nice blog posts—mostly videos—on lots of things relating to the world of photography. His latest video discusses what he feels camera makers need to do to increase…

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