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Natural Exposures Invitational Photo Tours is your connection to life-changing experiences through 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.  Combining their talents under the umbrella of Natural Exposures provides a unique opportunity for you to become a better photographer while enjoying the life-changing experiences travel and photo tours can provide. 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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  • "Thank you, Dan, Tanya and Fisher for making this glimpse into the nature in the wetlands of the Pantanal possible!"

    Meggi Reader, California

  • "This is our third trip to Africa and the first time with Dan and Tanya and it was the best of all three trips."

    Lynne & Jim Edwards, Washington

  • "An incredible experience - I personally had 19 separate jaguar sightings in 4 1/2 days - 5 the last afternoon! Am definitely going to come again."

    Jeff Nadler, California

  • "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

  • I have for the first time ever seen the picture of the mother polar and her cub huddling over her dead cub. I was never so moved and it will forever remain in my mind...maybe we nee…

    Kathy Winkelman

  • "An awesome adventure taking us back in time at Snow Monkey Park and Inn."

    Marty Salwen, North Carolina

  • "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

  • "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

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  • Guido says:

    Hi Daniel, after nearly one year of using the OM-1 mark I, do you any new experience to share? What is yout take on the and the latest firmware 1.6 ? Did you already buy the Mark II and compare it to the Mark I ? Thanks a lot in…

    6 days ago on Testing the Olympus OM-1 Autofocus For Birds in Flight (19 comments)
  • Luis Mesa says:

    Today Chris Gampat, the editor of the Phoblographer, wrote another critical piece about smaller sensors photo equipment. In my opinion he has made up his mind. I wrote an email to him as follows: On Fri, May 3, 2024 at 10:18 AM 'Luis Mesa' via Reviews wrote: Chris, While I appreciate…

    3 weeks ago on OM-1’s Industry-leading Technology (14 comments)
  • Portrait of Joel Kleiner

    Joel Kleiner says:

    This is sad, terrible and disgusting. I’ve visited Lake Clark many times. I’ve fished and taken hundreds of photos. At no time did we disturb the bears or any wildlife. What’s being proposed is viable. As long as guides mind the people that come to fish and photograph the wildlife…

    1 month ago on Brown Bear Photography in Peril – Lake Clark National Park’s Coastal Management Plan (1 comment)
  • Will says:

    I really don't know how people can still be so ignorant of how crop factor works. You have to multiply the aperture as well as the shutter speed to get equivalent results, so your conclusions here are an utter fallacy. This lens produces images exactly equivalent to what a 300-800mm…

    2 months ago on Olympus 150-400mm Zoom. Is it worth the price? (10 comments)
  • Luis Mesa says:

    Hi Daniel, It would be very interesting reading your comments on the OM-1 ii once you have had them for a while doing field work. It may change my mind about this new evolutionary camera. In the meantime, have you been able to test the Lumix G9 ii? A couple…

    2 months ago on OM System Announces Firmware Update for OM-1 (4 comments)
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