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

  • The Bozeman Camera crew  including Mike Gover, Gary Bummer, Marshal Lewis Brian Sorg, Tanner and some really cute little blonde, hey wait a minute that's Miss Nikon Dixie Dixon trying to get in on the Lumix love. The Bozeman Camera guys have no idea Dixie has snuck in behind to get in on the action. No doubt, everybody loves Leica glasss.
    Bozeman Camera has the new Leica 100-400mm

    Bozeman Camera has the new Leica 100-400mm For those looking for the new Leica/Lumix 100-400mm zoom to attach to your Lumix or Olympus camera, look no further than Bozeman Camera. Many of our Explorers know that two of my favorite camera shops in the world, Bozeman Camera and F11 Photographic…

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  • A modular camera with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount.
    Craft Camera Announces Modular Camera with MFT Lens Mount

    Craft Camera Announces Modular Camera with MFT Lens Mount Some of you may know about my enthusiasm for the Micro Four Thirds Consortium which is the photo manufacturing group all Panasonic Lumix and Olympus MFT cameras are a part of. One of the best reasons for this MFT concept is the…

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  • Dan and Mihir2
    Drobo & Mylio: The Best Keep Getting Better

    Drobo & Mylio: The Best Keep Getting Better I will tell you right up front, this is a bit of a long story but it’s well worth the read if you want a safe, reliable storage solution for your pictures that doesn’t expose them to the seemingly lawless frontier known as…

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  • Crazy Canadian coder JP Duplessis on assignment in Hawaii collecting photos to put Mylio through it's paces.
    Mylio Built by Computer Guys & Gals Who Love Photography

    Some of you are wondering why I love Mylio so much. Well today, Sunday, is just one example. I’ve been on the phone with JP Duplessis for over two hours working on problems I created that he was fixing in my Mylio library. Keep in mind I’m kind of what you…

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