All Things Cruise Official Photographer, Dennis Cox

Photographer Dennis Cox

All Things Cruise Official Photographer, Dennis Cox

Dennis Cox is an award-winning travel and location photographer for magazines, books, corporate publications and advertising. He has photographed in over 130 countries and territories on all seven continents and has specialized in photographing China since 1976. His photographs have appeared in an eclectic range of publications in numerous countries worldwide.

In Dennis’s 14th book of photographs, “Cruising the World, From Gondolas to Megaships,” his images chronicle the incredible diversity and originality of cruise boats and ships around the globe.  They range from gondolas to megaships, converted rice boats to expedition vessels, windjammers to riverboats, junks to canal barges (occasionally even in the same photo).

Dennis has been a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) for 25 years. SATW’s Travel Photographer of the Year for 1997, Dennis was also runner-up for that honor in 1998, 1999 and 2006, as well as placing third in 1996. In 1984 his portfolio on China in the Minolta Mirror won an “Award of Excellence” from Communication Arts.

Dennis has been a photography workshop instructor, taught photography at a community college, and has written for several photography magazines both nationally and internationally. He designs women’s fashions and men’s ties for and designs custom travel posters marketed by Since 1981 he has taken photography groups to over 25 countries around the world as the owner of Photo Explorer Tours.

After 35 years, he returned to travel writing with his blogs now appearing here on

Dennis Cox is All Things Cruise Writer and Official Photographer

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