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 Ambassador 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

  • Cameras With A Cause Pebble Creek Mine Alaska

    Cameras With A Cause Pebble Creek Mine Alaska This past week I was in Alaska. If you’ve ever been to Alaska and have an appreciation for wild animals and wild places, you know what I’m referring to when I say that Alaska is magical. Most of those who do go…

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  • Lumix Firmware Updates
    Lumix Ambassador Photo Joseph Shares Firmware Updates for GH5, GH5S, and G9

    Firmware Updates for Lumix GH5, GH5S, and G9 Panasonic recently improved numerous features with firmware updates for the Lumix GH5, GH5S and Lumix G9 cameras. Lumix engineers have been very generous with their Lumix firmware updates, and this one addresses several changes, a major one being better Video AF performance. Fellow…

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  • DXO PhotoLab Finally Supports Lumix G9

    DxO PhotoLab, my preferred RAW converter software, has finally added support for my favorite camera, the Lumix G9. Oringally support for the G9 was supposed to be out in February 2018. It’s taken until now to finally get it. I must admit, I’m no fan of DxO taking so long…

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  • Question from Joe Dotson

    Hi Joe, I’m using virtually the same settings as I have for the GH5. However, I am working on a Review of the G9 that will include my current settings but as I said, they are mainly the same as what I’m using on the GH5. Here is a link…

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