Daniel J. Cox

Daniel Cox poses with his Nikon camera. Bozeman Montana

Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for nearly 30 years. He was recently honored as the 2013 Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He’s been awarded in competitions worldwide including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best. His work has been featured in several galleries including Nikon House (New York), National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and the Natural History Museum in London. Dan’s wide range of accomplishments include being a regular contributor to natural history publications worldwide, a field contributor for Outdoor Photographer, a consultant for Hewlett Packard fine art printers, an honorary “Nikon Legend Behind the Lens” and a mentor for American Photo’s Mentor Series photography workshops. His most personally satisfying accomplishments include two cover stories for National Geographic Magazine and his current volunteer work as Director of the Arctic Documentary Project for Polar Bears International. He is the sole photographer of 20 books including his most recent children’s title Portia Polar Bear’s Birthday Wish.

Dan shooting his Nikon 200-400mm from the ship in Svalbard, Norway. Dan with his photograph of the arms of a Masai from Kenya hanging in the Nikon booth at PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Dan working the remote camera on Buggy One for Polar Bears International. Hudson Bay, Manitoba. Dan and Tanya with a group of Explorer's at a lodge on the Osa Peninsula, Costa ricaDaniel in front of his exhibit of the Arctic Documentary Project at PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Daniel Cox in the warm evening light near the shores of Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba.

Recent blog posts by Daniel J. Cox

  • An image from our recent Cuba Educational Photo Tour that would fun to print.
    Apple’s New PhotoKit Has Huge Potential

    Apple’s New PhotoKit Has Huge Potential. It’s now been at least a couple of weeks since Apple announced they would no longer be developing Aperture or even iPhoto. The disappointment was well documented across the web including my own dismay. However, since the announcement I’ve been doing more investigation of…

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  • Wall Street Journal reports on the new Obama administrations SupplierPay program.
    SupplierPay Program Helps Small Business Owners

    SupplierPay program helps small business owners. The Obama administration recently developed a new program to encourage large corporations like Apple to agree to start paying their small suppliers on a more timely basis. Hallelujah!!! I’ve been in business since I was 16 years old and I could never understand why a…

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    Manifest Creative Is Absolutely Phenomenal

    Manifest Creative Is Absolutely Phenomenal and I would like to give a great big shout out to Philip Downer of Manifest Creative. Philip has been the one-man-band behind what I feel is our stunning new website. He recently finished up the Explorer’s Gallery version 2.0 with a lot of new…

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  • ApertureExpert Joseph Linaschke presents Robert Boyer and his take on where Apple is headed with Photos
    Robert Boyer via ApertureExpert Hits the Photos Nail Right on the Head

    Robert Boyer via ApertureExpert hits the Photos nail right on the head. He explains his take on the death of Aperture and does it with aplomb. The dust is beginning to settle from last weeks announcement from Apple that they were discontinuing the development of my preferred photo workflow program,…

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