Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for nearly 30 years. He was recently honored as the 2013 Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He’s been awarded in competitions worldwide including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best. 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. 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. 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 20 books including his most recent 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

  • Cnet reports Flickr and Yahoo have caved on selling Creative Commons photos as prints.
    Flickr Feels the Internet Heat Stops Selling Creative Commons Prints

    Flickr feels the internet heat stops selling Creative Commons prints. Flickr does what’s fair and right by removing all Creative Commons photos from their wall art sales program. In case you missed the commotion, the Wall Street Journal originally reported, almost three weeks ago, Flickr’s new program to sell wall art…

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  • Daniel Cox, Ed Charbonneau, Henry Mawani, Fred Kurtz and Jim Heywood pose for a photo in the Text Book Store they visited to purchase text books for a Masai school in Kenya.
    The Gifts of Books for Kenya School Kids

    The Gifts of Books for Kenya School Kids. Kenya is just around the corner and once again we’ll be working with our local Kenya guides to supply textbooks to a local school  in Kenya. On our last trip two years ago, our group donated $1000 to one such lucky school. Henry…

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    Lucky Winner of the Lumix FZ1000

    Lucky Winner of the Lumix FZ1000. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all Natural Exposures’ Explorers Blog readers and any others who visit us here on the Corkboard. We started this beautiful snowy morning here in Montana sending out our most recent NE newsletter to all the folks who have…

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    Flickr Selling Your Photos With No Compensation To You If You Agreed To Creative Commons

    Flickr Selling Your Photos With No Compensation to You If You Agreed to Creative Commons! Well, I hate to say I told you so, but Yahoo, which owns Flickr, has just done what I’ve been worried about from Facebook and other social media sites. Flickr is now selling prints from the hundreds…

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