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

  • JVC joins the growing list of manufacturers supporting the Micro Four Thirds consortium
    Small Cameras, Huge Momentum

    As I predicted, 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the mirrorless camera and Micro Four Thirds in particular. On every photo tour we take, I hear from our Explorers that they are tired of carrying around their huge DSLR’s and the accompanying lenses. They see the small…

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  • Sony's new A7 Mirrorless camera with a 24 megapixel sensor. Nice looking camera and even better when you see it in action
    Sony’s New A7s at 408,000 ISO is Absolutely Amazing

    People wonder why I’m excited about the future of photography and the technical advancements happening in the business on a daily basis. Sony recently announced 4K video capabilities in their new A7s series camera. When I first saw these numbers I was hohum about it. Until I saw the video…

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    iPhone Versus Nikon & Hasselblad-Hilarious But Enlightening

    For those of you who continue to hold on to the notion bigger is better, take a look at this video. It’s very informative. Some colorful language involved since these are kids from the future. I hope their mothers don’t watch this. It’s funny informative and disappointing to their mothers..…

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  • Nikon D3200 or Lumix for Biking Trip?

    Robin, Unfortunately I’ve not had any experience with the Nikon D3200. I’m certain it would make a capable camera given the terrific quality Nikon produces. I currently shoot the D600, D800 and D4 Nikon bodies. I have seen and held a D3200 and it is a rather small, easy to…

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