Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for nearly 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

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    Full Frame Leica with Panasonic Technology

    Full Frame Leica with Panasonic Technology. There is another very interesting rumor floating around that suggests there are more surprises coming from the Panasonic/Leica relationship I recently wrote about. The rumor is that Leica is about to release an entirely new, designed from the ground up, full frame digital camera system that is…

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  • Early Leica and Panasonic cameras. Photo courtesy of Sound Image Plus
    Leica and Panasonic Lumix Reaping Rewards

    Leica and Panasonic Lumix Reaping Rewards. One of the major benefits of the Lumix system is Panasonic’s cooperative agreement with Leica, the world’s best lens company. I’ve been aware of Leica since my early days in photography. They are world renowned and have been since the beginning of 35mm cameras. When…

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    Backblaze Updates Hard Drive Failure Rates

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