Daniel J. Cox has been documenting nature for over 35 years. In 2013 he was honored Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). He’s also been awarded in competitions worldwide including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best.
Dan’s wide range of accomplishments include being a regular contributor to natural history publications worldwide, field contributor for Outdoor Photographer, consultant for Hewlett-Packard fine art printers, honorary “Nikon Legend Behind the Lens,” mentor for American Photo’s Mentor Series photography workshops, and Panasonic Lumix Ambassador team member. His work has been featured in several galleries including Nikon House (New York), the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the Natural History Museum in London.
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 more than 20 books including a self-published children’s book, Portia Polar Bear’s Birthday Wish.