Daniel J. Cox

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

  • Bill Woolf Wants to Know How Do Il like LX10 Compared to ZS100

    Bill, sorry for the delay on this question. It’s so gratifying to know people are actually paying attention to what I’m often times blubbering about here on the Blog. You are correct that I did promise to publish my thought on using the LX10 and ZS 100 and in fact…

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  • New Technology To Help Us Take Better Photos

    Panasonic’s On A Roll It’s a been a great year so far for Panasonic’s Lumix line of cameras that’s giving us new technology to help us take better photos. Most notably the introduction of the hard to get Lumix GH5 that’s helping me get great birds in flight photos. I’ve…

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  • Paul Ross Asks About Locking GX8 Buttons

    Paul, great to hear from you and happy you’ve become a part of the MFT community. Without a doubt, your experience of accidentally hitting the display button on the GX8 is not unique. It’s actually an issue with all Lumix cameras. And yes, the inability to recall ALL the details…

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  • Griffin Hammond: Filmmaker Extraordinaire

    Griffin Hammond Filmmaker Alaska Project This past week I had a chance to meet a special young man, Griffin Hammond, filmmaker extraordinaire. Griffin joined me in Alaska for a Panasonic project to film brown bears. You can see a sneak peek of us discussing our time in the field in…

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