Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for nearly 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

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    Olympus Announces E-M1ll at Photokina

    The gloves come off in the world of Micro Four Thirds as Olympus announces E-M1ll at Photokina. One of my predications for the world of mirrorless was that at some point, mirrorless cameras were going to outpace traditional DSLR’s in speed of AF, frames per second, and just about everything…

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    Lumix GH5 Announced at Photokina and Other Great News

    Lumix GH5 Announced Photokina is the largest photographic show in the world and it only happens every two years. And today it kicked off in Cologne, Germany with some great news from my favorite camera company Panasonic Lumix. For one they announced the Lumix GH5. For over two years now…

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    Skip Cohen University Presents “Why?” with Daniel J. Cox

    One of the truly most rewarding parts of joining the Panasonic Lumix Luminary team is the amazing array of talent associated with the brand. One such gentleman who’s become a good friend is Skip Cohen, the driving force behind the web portal Skip Cohen University (SCU). Skip’s an amazing man who has a…

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    Summer Flashback Photo Contest Enter Today

    Hello Everybody, I’m working with Drobo helping them with their Summer Flashback Photo Contest. Anything goes as far as subject matter but the idea is to send us your best images showing what a great summer you’ve been having. There are great prizes. Below is a list of what’s up for grabs.…

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