Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for nearly 30 years. He was recently honored as the 2013 Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He’s been awarded in competitions worldwide including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best. 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. 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. 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 20 books including his most recent 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

  • Red-Eyed tree frog. Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. Lumix GH4, 45mm Macro, FL360 in wireless mode.
    The Lumix Diaries Costa Rica Macro Shoot

    Have spent the last two nights shooting macro photography here in Costa Rica. This is my first year shooting nothing but the Lumix system and what a joy it is to carry such a lightweight and easy-to-use macro system. Gone is the difficulty of having to get on my belly…

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  • A beautiful roseate spoonbill photographed along the coast in central Florida. GH4 with 40-150mm F/2.8 and 1.4 teleconverter. ISO 1600
    One Year Shooting the Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review

    One Year Shooting the Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review. My how time flies when you’re having fun, and fun is what I’ve had since purchasing the first of my two Panasonic Lumix GH4’s back in April of 2014. As usual, this post is not a technically in-depth review of the GH4 but rather…

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  • Photo of FZ1000 courtesy of Imaging Resource. Follow this link to their FZ100 review.
    Thoughts on Downsizing to Lumix Cameras

    Dear Tim and Kooksie, Great to hear from you. Sounds like you’ve been having some wonderful adventures and using your gear. That’s always nice to hear. Ok, so speaking of gear. I’m still a big fan of the Lumix system, actually even more than I was when we met. The…

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  • Here's the cover to the book Doug alerted me to.
    Doug Bray Suggests Book for OM-D EM-1

    Thanks Doug. Great information for the MFT readers. I noticed they also have a book on the GH4 which I may just order myself. Really appreciate the heads.