Come and explore the world of OLYMPUS cameras.

Meet the team and get hands-on with all the latest award-winning OM-D & PEN system cameras and M.ZUIKO lenses including the stunning new E-M1 Mark ll. We’re also offering OLYMPUS photographers our free extremely popular ‘Check & Clean’ service on the stand; please check in early to avoid disappointment.

You can also hear from OLYMPUS Visionaries and Ambassadors who will be hosting a series of free informal ’Audience with’ sessions on the stand. Many will also be shooting live and speaking on the Show Stages, including the Beginners Conference, 360° Wedding Photography, Fundamentals of Fashion Photography and the Turning Pro Conference. See below for further details:

COME & VISIT US AT STAND D91

Damian McGillicuddy
Beginners Masterclass: Choosing a Lens

Toute Suite (just outside Hall 5) Saturday 18th 11.05 to 11.40 and Sunday 19th March 11.05 to 11.40

Olympus Principal Photographer Damian McGillicuddy talks about the importance of lenses.

In this special session, Damian will pare down this huge topic, and give his expert opinion on the crucial elements. During this masterclass you’ll learn about: The importance of choosing the right lenses for you and your work; what you want and what to avoid! He’ll explain what the different focal lengths are best suited for and how to use the right aperture.

John Nassari
Turning Pro Conference: Tips for your First Year as a Pro

Toute Suite (just outside Hall 5) Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March; 16.20 – 16.45 both days.

Turning Pro Conference is an open Q&A panel session, hosted by industry expert Damien Demolder, the panel will discuss tips for your first year as a pro. John Nassari and the panel will talk about their first year in business; how they strived and survived during that first year.

Virtual Reality & 360° Photography Theatre

Show Hall, No 5. Saturday 18th 12.00 – 12.30 and Sunday 19th 12.00 – 12.30 – FREE

This new educational area allows visitors to experience immersive VR and 360° content and will include sessions that will provide insight into the applications for professional and enthusiast alike.

Martina Govindraj
Seeing Differently: Alternative Travel Photography

Mobile & Social Stage, Show Hall, No 5. Sunday 19th March, 13.00 to 13.30 – FREE

Exploring how mobile photography and social media has challenged the way we see, experience and record the world around us. Martina, otherwise known as @yeszebra, will show you a new perspective, help you to see differently and think about alternative travel photography.

Jay McLaughlin
Fundamentals of Great Fashion Photography

Live Stage – Location Show Hall (5)
Sunday 19th March , 14.00 – 14.30 – FREE

An insight into fashion photography, the collaboration and working with no rules.

Fashion styles may change every season, but the fundamentals of great fashion photography don’t.
This live shoot will be a special opportunity to see Jay McLaughlin work. He’ll be talking about shooting fashion, delivering on a clients brief and collaborating with a team to create something very special.

Peter Dench
Turning Pro Conference: Become an Editorial Superstar

Toute Suite (just outside Hall 5)
Tuesday 21st March , 11.50 – 12.25 – FREE

· What makes a successful editorial photographer?
· How to pitch ideas to magazines and newspapers
· How to make the picture editor’s life easier

'An Audience With...'

The Olympus Stand (D91) – through The Photography Show

Hear from Olympus Visionaries and Ambassadors hosting free informal sessions throughout the Photography Show.

Saturday 18th March

12.15 – Marcus Clackson
Marcus talks about a recent project focusing on atmospheric, ambient and abstract macro nature shot with the new OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

13.30 – Gavin Hoey
Gavin talks about how he worked with the Olympus E-M1 Mark ll on a challenging commission to deliver photos of the Fire Service in action. He’ll also pass on his top tips and tricks about mastering new gear without loosing focus on the end goal of getting some amazing photos.

15.00 – Steve Gosling
Steve Gosling presents a series of new images taken in the UK and Antarctica on his OM-Ds and talks about his experience with the E-M1 Mark ll.

Sunday 19th March

11.00 – Tesni Ward
How wildlife photography with the OLYMPUS has changed a wildlife photographers approach.

12.15 – Steve Gosling
Steve Gosling presents a series of new images taken in the UK and Antarctica on his OM-Ds and talks about his experience with the E-M1 Mark ll.

13.30 – Damian McGillicuddy
Photography is Damian’s absolute love and passion and his work covers a real eclectic mix of genres but his approach, professionalism and methodology is virtually almost identical, so come and share a little time with Damian and find out how and why?

15.00 – Gavin Hoey
Gavin talks about how he worked with the OLYMPUS E-M1 Mark ll on a challenging commission to deliver photos of the Fire Service in action. He’ll also pass on his top tips and tricks about mastering new gear without loosing focus on the end goal of getting some amazing photos.

Monday 20th March

11.00 – Tesni Ward
How wildlife photography with the Olympus has changed a wildlife photographers approach.

12.15 – Peter Dench
The English photographer known for his trenchant observations of his own countrymen, sets out on a photographic tour of America.

13.30 – Damian McGillicuddy
Photography is Damian’s absolute love and passion and his work covers a real eclectic mix of genres but his approach, professionalism and methodology is virtually almost identical, so come and share a little time with Damian and find out how and why?

15.00 – Mike Inkley
A look at ​how Olympus blows away the myth of sensor size in professional photography

Tuesday 21st March

11.00 – Damian McGillicuddy
Photography is Damian’s absolute love and passion and his work covers a real eclectic mix of genres but his approach, professionalism and methodology is virtually almost identical, so come and share a little time with Damian and find out how and why?

12.15 – Mike Inkley
A look at how Olympus blows away the myth of sensor size in professional photography.

13.30 – Peter Dench
The English photographer known for his trenchant observations of his own countrymen, sets out on a photographic tour of America.

15.00 – Tesni Ward
How wildlife photography with the Olympus has changed a wildlife photographers approach.