Jack Dykinga

2021 NANPA Fellow Award Recipient

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Jack blends fine art and documentary styles in his renowned landscape photography. He is a regular contributor to Arizona Highways and National Geographic magazines and was named one of the 40 most influential nature photographers by Outdoor Photography. The International League of Conservation Photographers selected Jack’s image, “Stone Canyon” as one of the 40 best nature photographs of all time. He has authored books on wilderness advocacy—including Frog Mountain Blues, The Sonoran Desert, Stone Canyons of the Colorado Plateau, and Desert: The Mojave and Death Valley—a guide to color landscape photography, andlocation-specific compilations including Arizona and IMAGES: Jack Dykinga’s Grand Canyon. His photography memoir, A Photographer’s Life, was published in 2017.

Daniel Cox

2021 NANPA Fellow Award Recipient

Dan has been documenting nature for more than 40 years and has traveled to all seven continents. His images have placed in prestigious competitions worldwide, including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best. Dan is a field contributor for Outdoor Photographer, an honorary Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, and sole photographer for more than 20 books. 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.

“I’m mostly known for my wildlife photography, but I like to think of myself as an explorer with a camera. Documenting nature with integrity and respect is the most considerate thing a photographer can do for our planet,” says Dan.