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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Recent Testimonials
  • "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

  • "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

  • "Costa Rica was my second experience with Dan and Tanya. Like the first one, my expectations were far exceeded. The entire trip was well thought out and very well-managed. There was…

    Judy Edgar, Colorado

  • "Good! Loved seeing the Snow Monkeys. They were on my "bucket list" and got some wonderful pictures! Great seeing the eagles dive for the fish. Swans were beautiful and glad Dan show…

    Lani Dillon, California

  • "Anyone who joins you on the Mala Mala - Londolozi photo safari is in for a treat. What an incredible itinerary. Doug and I spent our first safari at Mala Mala and saw our first leop…

    Jan Baldwin

  • "Another amazing trip with Dan and Tanya (Costa Rica this time). We continue to be impressed by the quality of Natural Exposures trips, as well as the way Dan and Tanya impart their…

    Carol Doyle

  • "Thank you once again, Dan and Tanya, for such a unique and fun-filled experience in Namibia and Botswana.  From visiting the amazing Fish River Canyon, exploring the deserted diamo…

    Judy Chartrand, Alberta, Canada

  • "We were all adults, from diverse backgrounds, in our playful energized mode sharing experiences and love of photography in a world of wonderment. Thank you Dan and Tanya for making…

    Marty Salwen, North Carolina

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Blog Discussions Happening Right Now
  • Alex Rose says:

    Hi Dan, We lost our sweet Topi dog in March last year, after 13 great years with her. I remember you telling me all about Dicey on the Polar Sea. You totally had me convinced that there was a South American Pygmy Wolf breed I'd just never heard of before!…

    3 weeks ago on Our Little Buddy Dice (15 comments)
  • Portrait of Mark And Cathy Pemberton

    Mark Pemberton says:

    Dear Dan and Tanya. I don't spend much time on Facebook these days, however, today I checked in and discovered your announcement about Dice. This was horrible news. We know what it is like to lose one of our fur babies and we offer you our sincere condolences. I know…

    3 weeks ago on Our Little Buddy Dice (15 comments)
  • Darryl Lingle says:

    Dan & Tanya, Very sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing the story of your love for this little giant who brought you laughter, joy, comfort, freindship and love. Great reminder to cherish these relationships and time we have with them. Sincerely-Darryl

    3 weeks ago on Our Little Buddy Dice (15 comments)
  • Shirley Nisbet says:

    So sorry for your loss Tanya and Dan. What a beautiful tribute!

    3 weeks ago on Our Little Buddy Dice (15 comments)
  • Christy Delger says:

    Dan & Taunya - I'm so sorry to hear about Dice. I think we met him in 2004 or 2005! I was always so happy to see posts these past few years that he was still adventuring! You are so lucky to have found each other. Thinking of you! Christy

    4 weeks ago on Our Little Buddy Dice (15 comments)
Recent blog posts
  • Our Little Buddy Dice

    As a young boy, I always had a dog. It was never just my dog but a family dog. My father grew up raising golden retrievers, and his love of domesticated canines became one of those family things that just seemed to be. Animals were a big part of our…

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  • 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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