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    PERSONAL PHOTO PROJECT: TESNI WARD AND HER MOUNTAIN HARES

    Thursday, 27th April 2017

    Ever wondered what it’s like to take on your very own wildlife project? Here’s an update from OLYMPUS Ambassador Tesni Ward on her ongoing mission to photograph the mountain hares found in the Peak District, and the results of this year’s extension to capture the hares found in the Cairngorms.

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    WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT IDEAS

    Wednesday, 26th April 2017

    It’s important to accept that wildlife photography in the UK rewards patience. At the risk of making an obvious point: this ain’t Africa, where any guide with a jeep can get you within photographic distance of incredible megafauna. Patience and perseverance are everything, and that means… it’s project time. A good photographic project – wildlife or otherwise – aims to tell a compelling story, so start there.

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    WHERE ARE THE WILD THINGS IN SPRING?

    Sunday, 23rd April 2017

    Wildlife photographers in the UK have a tough beat. Much of our wildlife – when it’s not making itself scarce for winter – is either shy, nocturnal, small or, often, the holy un-photographable trinity. But with winter over, you can start thinking about busting your cameras out again, and although British wildlife might not be keen to do you many favours, there’s still plenty of it about. Here’s how to find wildlife to photograph during the spring months.

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    THE BEST PLACES IN THE UK FOR WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

    Thursday, 20th April 2017

    Throw your plane tickets in the trash and put away your passport: wildlife photographers in the UK have plenty to point their cameras at. Whether you’re looking to shoot fascinating birds, large mammals or even experiment with a spot of dive photography, this sceptre’d isle has something for virtually all wildlife photographers, from weekend warriors to those who love nothing more that popping on a ghillie suit and lying in a bog all week. So treat your telephoto lens to a clean and pack a few spare memory cards and head on our north-to-south wildlife tour of the UK.

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    OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens

    Wednesday, 12th April 2017

    BY LUCY CLARKE

    On 5th April I was lucky enough to be invited to the OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens, hosted by OLYMPUS Ambassador Marcus Clackson. The sun shining, birds singing and OLYMPUS camera in tow I set off and made my way to Kew.

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    HOW TO SHOOT WEDDING REPORTAGE

    Friday, 31st March 2017

    From very traditional-looking shoots to ultra-hip urban shoots, your style of photography probably has a home in at least one wedding a year. Reportage photography looks natural, which is appealing, and will do a better job – when it’s done well – of reminding the happy couple of the beautiful, spontaneous moments of their day that made all the planning worthwhile. If you think this might suit your personality, here are a few quick-hit tips to set you off down the road.

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