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

  • Leica 50-200mm Coming Soon?

    Back in September, 2016 I wrote about Panasonic announcing several new products. One of those new products was a Leica 50-200mm F/2.4-4 zoom which I was ecstatic about. Unfortunately it’s been a long time in coming but the folks over at 43Rumors are suggesting our wait may be nearly over.…

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  • Panasonic Develops 8K Global Shutter Camera Sensor

    Panasonic Develops 8K Global Shutter Camera Sensor Those of you who travel with us know I’ve been hinting about a Panasonic super-duper camera sensor that’s been whispered about for several years. Based on a recent press release by Panasonic, it seems the cat is officially out of the bag. A…

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  • Camera Store TV Features Joe Desjardins Shooting Lumix G9

    Chris Nichols from The Camera Store TV Features Joe Desjardins Shooting Lumix G9. It seems the tide is in full motion, even in the Canadian North! Chris, one of my favorite young people in the photo trade, talks with Joe in the Canadian wilds about how he is using the…

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  • Focus Stacking with Lumix Cameras

    There are so many fabulous new tools available with Panasonic’s new cameras. So many it’s hard to know them all. One option I’m interested in knowing more about is Focus Stacking. In my search to understand this feature better I stumbled across fellow Lumix Ambassador Levi Sim’s article for Photofocus…

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