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

Natural Exposures Invitational Photo Tours is your connection to the world of photography, travel, wildlife, nature, and conservation. Traveling with Dan and Tanya is uniquely different. Dan’s forty-plus years as a professional photographer provide learning opportunities few other photo instructors can provide. Tanya’s hospitality and logistic skills were honed under her family’s Tundra Buggy Tours umbrella.  Combining their talents under the umbrella of Natural Exposures Invitational Photo Tours provides a unique opportunity for you to become a better photographer while enjoying an adventure like no other. 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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  • "Brazil is my favorite photographic trip so far. I could not have asked for a better bunch of fellow travelers, and I loved being out on the water enjoying the weather. The wildlife…

    Sue Roehl, Florida

  • "In the truest sense, expert guides in all the fauna and flora of Kenya and greater East Africa accompanied by a wizened mentor of photography."

    Steven Chang, Hawaii

  • This world is a lot better off because of Dan’s dedication to the planet’s wildlife.

    Robert Buchanan, President of Polar Bears International

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    Debbie Tubridy, Florida

  • "I just wanted to again thank you for a wonderful week of photography and relaxation away from the office. It was a really a good group."

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  • "Fantastic attention to small details that made the trip memorable - the note in the old cars, side trip to Trinidad, etc. Expect the unexpected! A tremendously positive experience."

    Kitty Lindow, California

  • "This visit to Cuba opened my eyes, my camera lens, and my heart! What a wonderful experience!"

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  • Lynn Osterman says:

    Does this program, Copy 'Em only work for Apple? I use android. Interesting, and helpful video. Thanks, Lynn

    5 days ago on Mylio Photos Tip – Captioning and Keywording (2 comments)
  • Luis Mesa says:

    Daniel, at the end of 2021 I rented a Fuji gfx 50S ii, a 51 mpx camera with the kit lens 35-70 (28-55) 4.5-5.6. I fell in love with the camera because of the images, and the Fuji film simulations are absolutely great. Even with the kit lens, dark scenes…

    1 week ago on Medium Format Anyone? (10 comments)
  • Mollie Bartelt says:

    I enjoyed reading your experience with Mylio here! It is indeed a powerful program and beautifully displays your work - which is amazing. Thank you for all you do! Cheers! Mollie B.

    2 weeks ago on Mylio Photos Update Is Here (4 comments)
  • Skip says:

    Thanks so much for this really great step-by-step. Using this and this>>>https://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/download/fts/dl/l1.html The task was not nearly so daunting. I was easily able to update 2 Lumix DMC-L1 from version 1.0 to 2.1. One is a used model with ~9500 shutter releases and the other is a brand new DMC-L1K…

    2 weeks ago on Lumix Diaries How to Update Firmware on Panasonic Lumix Cameras & Lenses (116 comments)
  • Paul Simith says:

    Hi Daniel, in your reply to Karen Martin above you refer to the Panasonic f4 300. Did you mean Olympus? Also previously you talked about calibrating your Oly f4 300 in camera and it made a huge difference to sharpness. Is this an easy process as My lense same, has…

    3 weeks ago on Leica 100-400mm Comparison Lumix Olympus (50 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • Mylio Photos Tip – Back Up Photos With Mylio Photos and Lightroom

    Mylio Photos Tip-Backup Photos With Mylio and Lightroom

    In this Mylio Photos Tip I share with viewers how to back up photos with Mylio Photos and Lightroom and the major differences between the two programs. Saving more than one copy of your pictures while you’re traveling is absolutely essential. Relying on either your laptop, iPad or external drives…

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  • Mylio Photos Tip – Captioning and Keywording

    Mylio Photos Tip-Captioning and Keywording

    Mylio Photos Tip – Captioning and Keywording is a short video showing you how to caption and keyword your photos using Mylio Photos. When I start captioning my photos, I turn to a little known program called Copy ‘Em. In the video I called it Copy ‘Em and Paste which…

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  • Arctic Sea Ice Day – Save Our Sea Ice

    Arctic Sea Ice Day-Save Our Sea Ice

    Today is Arctic Sea Ice Day – SaveOur Sea Ice! Working with my friends at Polar Bears International, we’re getting the word out about why it’s important to talk about the planet’s sea ice. It’s not just for polar bears—which we know everybody loves—it’s about all things in the Arctic.…

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  • Firmware Update for Olympus Cameras

    Firmware Update for Olympus Cameras

    Firmware Update for Olympus Cameras and in particular the new OM-1 firmware version 1.2 is now available. Below is a screenshot of the benefits of the new 1.2 version firmware. Firmware Update Process for Mac M1 Machines Olympus/OM Digital Solutions has what seems like a fairly well-detailed page explaining the…

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  • Mylio Photos Update Is Here

    Mylio Photos Update Is Here

    The Mylio Photos update is here with substantial changes to the Import process! As many of you know I’m a big fan of this little program called Mylio. Most serious photographers don’t even know about it let alone use it. I’m constantly amazed at photographers’ tunnel vision and inability to…

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