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

  • DPReview present a tutorial  called 4K: What you need to know. Click on the photo above to be take to the DPReview article.
    What’s All The Hype About 4K Video and Photos?

    As Panasonic continues to power forward with their amazing new 4K tools for photography and video, some people are left scratching their heads. What’s all the hype about 4K video and photos? For those wondering, Panasonic recently put together a great video showing the advantages of this incredible new 4K technology.…

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  • An apparent prototype of the new and not yet released Lecia/Lumix 100-400mm zoom being shown at the Swedish photo show known as Fotomässan 2015.
    Newest Image of the Coming 100-400mm Leica/Lumix Zoom

    I recently found a video shot at the recent Fotomässan 2015 photo show in Sweden that is showing what I’m guessing is a prototype of the coming 100-400mm Leica/Lumix zoom. All audio is in Swedish so it’s impossible to understand what is being discussed. But…. they do visit the Panasonic booth—which…

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  • Here's my proof I want' dreaming. Delta chauffeur Deborah Pratt stands beside one of the most beautiful cars I've ever ridden in, a gorgeous Porsche.
    Delta Service I could have never imagined.

    Ok, I’m still virtually in shock. I just landed in Salt Lake City coming from the DFW PhotoExpo in Dallas via Delta airlines. Our plane was late coming in to Salt Lake. As I exited the plane, there, on the gang way was a very nice lady dressed in a long, Delta blue…

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    Adobe Creative Cloud 20% off with Lumix Purchase

    Hey guys and gals. I just received a message from my friends at Lumix about a fabulous new offer to get 20% off of an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription when you purchase a Lumix camera. Many of our NE Explorers have been thinking about moving over to the Lumix system…

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