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. Traveling with Dan and Tanya is uniquely different. Dan’s forty plus years as a professional photographer provides learning opportunities few other photo instructors can provide. Tanya’s hospitality and logistic skills were honed under the umbrella of her families Tundra Buggy Tours.  Combining their talents 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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  • "Thanks again for everything......your organizing skills amaze me! The hotels were all great, the food was super, the people in the group were all very nice, and the scenery was outs…

    Peggy Haslam, Manitoba

  • "It’s February 9th and I can’t believe that Cathy and I have been home for two weeks already. Our experiences in Africa are so fresh it seems as though we were just there. I’ve…

    Cathy and Mark Pemberton, California

  • "This was an amazing tour for nature, wildlife and scenery. I got to see Old Faithful and the mud pits. I saw eagles, elk and coyotes. Totally terrific! Another first class trip by D…

    Michelle Duggan, Massachusetts

  • "Tanya and Dan, Thank you for everything you've done to create and execute an experience that has never been matched in our 50 years of experience together. You made an excellent cho…

    John and Karen Vournakis, South Carolina

  • "Just returned from Kenya. Awesome trip with Daniel J Cox, Tanya Smith Cox, Natural Exposures and a bunch of fellow trekkers. Made a bunch of new friends."

    Kenya Explorer

  • "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

  • "Madagascar has been on my bucket list for a number of years and the recent trip exceeded all expectations--up close and personal encounters with endemic wildlife of all kinds (those…

    Freddy Gamble, New York

  • "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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  • Joel Kleiner says:

    Thank you for the terrific, and well thought photo technical tips Dan. Lots of very good suggestions. Really appreciated.

    2 weeks ago on How To Photograph Polar Bears From a Tundra Buggy (2 comments)
  • Simon Knight says:

    Hi, Thanks for a very helpful comparison and I love the images of the horses. I've been shooting MFT since the GF-1 and have tended towards some fast primes but I do have the 12-35mm f2.8. and the 35-100 f4-f5.6. I'm now using a G9 with a GX8 as back…

    2 weeks ago on Two Great Travel Lenses: Leica 12-60mm & Olympus 12-100mm (38 comments)
  • Farson says:

    The shared 16-MP sensor has good dynamic range at low ISO, but not even the GX8 with its lower ISO, better color sensitivity, and higher SNR 18% can improve on it, and there s practically no difference at higher ISOs, save for a slight improvement in noise levels and the…

    3 weeks ago on Panasonic LUMIX G85 Shooting Experience Huge Bang For The Buck (89 comments)
  • Jim Scarff says:

    Hi Daniel, Thanks for your always helpful comments. Re: the Leica Panasonic 100-400 vs the Oly 300mm f/4, it appears that your preferences have evolved over the 5+ years from using the Pan 100-400 more to using the Oly 300 + TCs more. Given your like of zooms (shared by…

    3 weeks ago on Mirrorless Telephoto Comparison Leica, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus (143 comments)
  • Portrait of Jay Murthy

    Jay says:

    Dan, I have been following your wonderful journey comparing the Oly beast of a wildlife lens and the sony system. I agree with you that when the playing field gets a little level with AF from the new stacked mft sensor, shooting with olympus will have significant weight/ reach advantages…

    1 month ago on Special Glass Is Expensive, But It’s Worth It (1 comment)
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