Photo Explorer Productions….

Book Publishing * Stock Photos * Cruise Writing * Art Prints * Fashion Design

After traveling to 130 countries and territories, I am now photographing the birds, animals, bees & butterflies, and other subjects around my house. Select photographs can be viewed and wall art, home decor, apparel, and more featuring my photos may be ordered at one of my galleries at
Thanks for your interest. Cheers, Dennis Cox

Cruising the World: From Gondolas to Megaships is an in-depth 208-page, 9.5” x 12” full-color hardcover coffee table book featuring 535 photos depicting 37 varieties of cruise vessels representing 77 countries on all seven continents. From modern-day megaships to such timeless vessels as Venetian gondolas, Arabian dhows, and Asian sampans, award-winning travel photographer Dennis Cox and veteran cruise writer Clark Norton have drawn on their decades of cruising experience to take readers on a memorable and fascinating journey aboard ocean-and sea-going, river, lake, and canal boats around the world.

recognized Cruising the World: From Gondolas to Megaships with photography by Dennis Cox and text by Clark Norton in the category of Coffee Table Book as a Winner.

More Information About the Book…

Caribbean * Americas * Europe * Mediterranean * Middle East * East Asia * Far East Islands * Southeast Asia * South Asia * South Pacific * Africa * Antarctica

Megaships * Resorts at Sea * Luxury Cruises * Cruise Ship Food & Entertainment * Canal Barges * Most Colorful Ships * Ferries * Cargo Ship Cruises * Rice Boats * Tour Boats * River Ships * Tall Ships * Expedition Ships * Paddle Wheelers * Trajineras * Gondolas

 YouTube Video
CruiseCompete’s Podcast Interview
Text of Travel Itch Radio Interview
Outtakes From Cruising the World

Copies of Cruising the World may be ordered from Amazon or directly from Photo Explorer Productions.

Remaining copies are now available at the discounted price of $14.95* with free shipping (USA only).
(*original retail price $40)

Orders may be paid via PayPal or Payoneer, or send a check for $14.95 per book to:

Photo Explorer Productions
2506 Country Village Ct
Ann Arbor MI 48103 USA

(*signed copies upon request)

Products and Services


Over 8000 stock photographs available for publication at

WorldViews – Stock photographs by Dennis Cox from 130 countries and territories on all seven continents.
ChinaStock – Stock photographs of China from over 50 trips since 1976 by Dennis Cox, plus cultural relics and historical photos by Chinese professionals.

China Specialist: Portfolio 1976 t0 2018 @ YouPic

Extensive Portfolio of Images @ YouPic

Masters of Photography Portfolio @
Mírame y sé color

Dennis Cox Art Collections @

Custom Travel Posters @

Custom Women’s Apparel @

Official Photographer and Occasional Writer @

Photo Explorer Productions
2506 Country Village Ct
Ann Arbor MI 48103 USA


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Dawn light on swirling mists at Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), Anhui, China.