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

Natural Exposures, your connection to the world of photography, nature, conservation, and the conduit to fulfilling your lifelong travel dreams. Daniel’s photographic expertise will enhance your photo skills. Tanya will shepherd you to the world’s most beautiful locations, and they’ll both introduce you to like-minded individuals who often become friends for life. 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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    Joanne Dougherty, Hawaii

  • "Hope they all have as much fun and good luck as I did. Thank you again for a great trip. The guys at my camera store thought the sunset with stork was a purchased postcard! Gosh, I…

    Bonnie Wilsey, Wisconsin

  • "Dan and Tanya put on an awesome photo tour, and this one is among their very best! I expected them to be wonderful hosts and to have thought of every detail (they did!), but I was c…

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  • "I had SUCH a fantastic time with Dan and Tanya in Costa Rica and the macro opportunities were especially a highlight!! I learned SO much and am super excited to apply what I learned…

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  • "My pleasure, you are very, very gracious hosts. TOPS."

    Joel Kleiner, New York

  • "The Yellowstone Winter Tour was outstanding. We saw so much beautiful landscapes and winter wildlife. I would recommend this trip to everyone."

    Peter Dillon, Australia

  • "Tanya and Dan’s logistic skills provide a seamless photo tour where one can truly enjoy the experience. With unlimited photographic opportunities Dan’s instruction has taken my…

    Linda Henry, Oregon

  • "Outstanding from start to finish. I loved the extraordinary biodiversity and ecosystems we experienced. The entire adventure was well organized and so much fun! You will not be disa…

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  • Daniel Belenguer says:

    A sincere and enlightening opinion from the actual state of photography. If this is the situation in the USA, imagine on other countries like mine, Spain...there's no money for photography, you just need another job to maintain the photography, crazy. Having fun and enjoy nature and photography makes a lot…

    1 day ago on A stock photo can still have EXTREME CASH value (14 comments)
  • Connor Doherty says:

    Hello Daniel, thank you for all the work you put into the blog, I listened to one of your talks at the Kenmore Camera convention a few months ago and I just remembered you had a blog. I love it, especially since there's mostly discussion of not just the MFT…

    2 days ago on Panasonic Lumix G9 47,000 Pictures Over 10 Months (42 comments)
  • CoolWriter says:

    The camera is great! Looked at a lot of reviews before buying. Very satisfied. The only thing is, tell me, is it possible to connect the power bank to the camera and what would the camera be fed from it. If there is such an opportunity, tell me an approximate…

    4 days ago on Panasonic Lumix G9 47,000 Pictures Over 10 Months (42 comments)
  • Sandy Zelasko says:

    Fantastic article with advise for every photographer selling their work. Thank you Daniel for taking the time to write this piece.

    6 days ago on A stock photo can still have EXTREME CASH value (14 comments)
  • Louis Berk says:

    Very wise advice, Daniel. I am not or never likely to be at your stage of creativity but I do make some stock sales (not of wildlife but of urban landscapes that I also create). I have had a couple of bad experiences and now I am a lot more…

    6 days ago on A stock photo can still have EXTREME CASH value (14 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • A stock photo can still have EXTREME CASH value

    A stock photo can still have extreme cash value

    For those who travel with us you’ve most likely heard me profess the dangers participating in the world of Royalty Free stock photography. And now there’s a great, new, example how doing so can make you feel really, really taken advantage or what many of us refer to as… Feeling…

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  • Panasonic Lumix G9 47,000 Pictures Over 10 Months

    Panasonic’s Lumix G9 It’s been a little less than ten months since I first had the opportunity to shoot a pre-production model of the Lumix G9. Six months have passed since receiving a regular production model. Along the way, I’ve shot just shy of 47,000 pictures including geese and ducks,…

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  • Major Mylio Update

    The new major Mylio update is finally here. I’ve been using Mylio now for at least three years, and it’s currently organizing just short of 1,200,000 images in my library. This program has given me access to my pictures I’ve never had. I can’t praise this software enough. The speaking…

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  • Firmware Updates for GH5, GH5S, G9, and GX9

    Panasonic has just released firmware updates for the LUMIX GH5 and GH5S cameras. Version 2.4 for the LUMIX GH5 includes: 1. Improvement of AF performance – There were cases where focus point was shifted to the background while tracking the subject in AFC mode. The new firmware minimizes this problem.…

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  • Leica Magic With A Lumix Mount: The 200mm and 50-200mm Lenses

    Leica magic with a Lumix mount—the 200mm and 50-200mm lenses have been part of a very exciting year for Panasonic and the Micro Four Thirds category of cameras. I had to check Mylio to see exactly when I first started shooting these two new Leica lenses, and I was surprised to…

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