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

  • Panasonic Lumix Engineers Visit Bozeman

    Panasonic Lumix Engineers Visit Bozeman. This last week all of us here at Natural Exposures and Polar Bears International were honored to have five wonderful people from Panasonic’s headquarters in Osaka and Lumix Luminary liaison Tom Curley from the US come visit us in Montana. The folks from Japan included…

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  • Saying Goodbye to Writing Free Advice for DPReview

    Saying Goodbye to Writing Free Advice for DPReview Many of you may have come to know me and my Blog by way of my 1212 posts on DPReview, most of them on the Micro Four Thirds forum. I had long been a fan of the DPReview site, I’ve mentioned their…

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  • Panasonic and Leica Share Technology Behind Lenses

    Panasonic Leica Shares Technology Behind Lenses When Panasonic introduced their line of Lumix cameras back in 2001, they began what has turned out to be a very rewarding relationship with the folks at Leica. Cameras have always been as much about lenses as they are about the photographic body those lenses…

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  • Mylio Update Keeps Pushing The Bar Higher

    Mylio Update Last night Mylio once again updated their software with several new features, added support for a handful of new cameras, and squashed a bug or two. One of the new features has finally given me the ability to eliminate Photo Mechanic from my workflow, and any reduction in the number…

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