Photo tours, wildlife photography and stock imagery by Daniel J. Cox

Natural Exposures photo tours is your connection to the world of photography, travel, wildlife, nature and conservation. Photo tours with Dan and Tanya are uniquely different. Dan’s forty-five years as a professional photographer provides learning opportunities few other photo tours can provide. Tanya’s hospitality and logistic skills came by way of her families Tundra Buggy Tours. By combining their talents they provide a unique opportunity for you to become a better photographer while enjoying a photo tour you’ll never forget. The world is waiting and time is short. Let’s create memories you’ll never forget and the pictures to prove it.

 

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Daniel J. Cox has photographed for National Geographic magazine

Daniel’s work is featured in many well regarded publications including National Geographic.

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Recent Testimonials
  • "We have been friends and have traveled with Dan and Tanya for almost 20 years. We have had the privilege of being invited to join them on their wonderful photography adventures. D…

    Ed and Pat Nahin, California

  • "I had a great time with you on the Palouse trip – I was completely blown away by the beauty of the area! Thank you so much for a wonderful experience!"

    Carol Granger, MIssouri

  • "What a wonderful place. The Pantanal is spectacular and you guys (including Kike, who is a treasure!) took care of every detail. I hope to travel with you again soon."

    Freddy Gamble, New York

  • "Dear Dan and Tanya: Thank you for a diverse and interesting trip. I loved the morning mountain sunrise shoots, particularly enjoyed the guanacos and penguins and wished I had a long…

    Meggi Raeder, California

  • "An excellent four days of exploring Yellowstone Park at this magical time of year. We were able to see and photograph many of the residents of the Park including bison, coyotes, elk…

    Tom Stewart, Ontario, Canada

  • "I want to thank you for the most inspiring trip I've ever taken. Africa is forever in my heart & soul. It was more fabulous than I could ever imagined. And thank you so much for all…

    Susan Duffy, California

  • The pleasure was all mine. I am not kidding when I say that you throw the best "photo party" ever. I hope you have a safe trip home and that all your photos are tack sharp (just like…

    Dean Swartz, Ohio

  • "Jim and I want to thank you both for one of the best trips we have ever had to Africa. Everything was really wonderful - the camps, the whole schedule, the group (loved meeting all…

    Jim and Lynne Edwards, California

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  • Jerry Hall says:

    Went out to the pond this morning, not much happening but got some shots. My first impression of G9 firmware update was very good. When I set focus single area options showed for human, human/animal detect or none. I picked human/animal. Acquisition, focus and tracking seemed much improved (influenced no…

    1 day ago on Firmware Updates for Lumix and Olympus (2 comments)
  • Ingrid says:

    Hi Daniel, Thank you for the detailed article and clear instructions. Hoping you can help my situ. I'm having 2 issues: My Gh5 won't connect to my computer with the usb cable (I just get a lighting bolt with arrows pointing up and down) AND the firmware .zip folder I…

    1 week ago on Lumix Diaries How to Update Firmware on Panasonic Lumix Cameras & Lenses (114 comments)
  • Joel Kleiner says:

    Very nice photo Dan. For a moment I thought you had Tanya climbing on those jagged rocks. I looked further and found her in the red jacket. Iceland is looking really wonderful. 😍Very cool photo! 🇮🇸🤩👍😎📷👋😄

    2 weeks ago on Red Coat to the Rescue (2 comments)
  • Peter Simpson says:

    Hi Dan, Many thanks for posting this new blog entry, I'm just into wildlife photography right now so haven't given a lot of thought to landscape yet. The thought of carrying around another complete system would is rather daunting! 😁😁😁 Best wishes, Peter

    3 weeks ago on Medium Format Anyone? (6 comments)
  • Peter Simpson says:

    Hi Dan, Many thanks for posting this new blog entry, I'm just into wildlife photography right now so haven't given a lot of thought to landscape yet. The thought of carrying around another complete system would is rather daunting! 😁😁😁 Best wishes, Peter

    3 weeks ago on Medium Format Anyone? (6 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • Firmware Updates for Lumix and Olympus

    There are new firmware updates for Lumix an Olympus cameras. For Lumix the updates are for the GH5S, G9, and G100 cameras. For Olympus the firmware updates are for the E-M5 Marklll and the E-M1 Markll. I installed the firmware update for the Lumix G9 and it worked without hitch.…

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  • Red Coat to the Rescue

    Add scale to your pictures

    Adding scale to your pictures On our recent trip to Iceland I had a chance to share with our NE Explorers the idea of adding scale to your pictures by including a person in the landscape. We were shooting the beautiful Hvítá River in overcast light which was perfect for…

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  • Medium Format Anyone?

    I’ve had some requests to update my blog due to my last blog post being a bit sad and difficult for some people to look at. Since I’m on the road working in Iceland I don’t have a great deal of time to really come up with anything amazing. But…

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    6 Comments

  • The Death of a Single Snow Goose

    Death of a single snow goose

    The Death of a Single Snow Goose was first published on our Natural Exposures Facebook page. I decided to bring it to the blog, since a huge part of this image is the backstory. Unfortunately, Twitter and Instagram don’t allow for the amount of text to tell that story, so…

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  • Aki Murata of OM Digital Solutions (Olympus) Interview

    OM Digital Solutions (Olympus) is off to a great start. In this recent interview by DPReview, Aki Murata talks about the new company being much more nimble. You can read why that’s an advantage in the future for not just still photography but video as well. I’ve been in contact…

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