BEHIND THE SHOT: LITTLE WHALES

Olympus Ambassador and wildlife photographer Tesni Ward captured this golden lioness portrait on a bucket list trip of a lifetime. Read her story…

‘WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? DAVID BAILEY?’

Sharp, witty and definitely not PC, the Olympus ads of the 1980s and ’90s were a masterclass in branding. Peter Dench goes behind the scenes to find out more

SNAPSHOT WITH MARTINA GOVINDRAJ

Olympus Ambassador Martina Govindraj was one of the lucky few to get their hands on the OM-D E-M5 Mark III ahead of its launch. Here she shares her first thoughts…

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SALISBURY CATHEDRAL NATIVITY

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL NATIVITY

by Ash Mills

In early 2019 Salisbury Cathedral asked their Visual Arts Advisor Jacquiline Creswell to come up with ideas for a new Nativity Scene to replace the paper mache figures created by Peter Rush which have been used since 2004.

MACRO FOCUS STACKING

MACRO FOCUS STACKING

by Geraint Radford

Howdy! Geraint here, Olympus Ambassador and biscuit addict. Here’s a little blog post to discuss my favourite feature on my E-M1 Mark II and E-M1X – inbuilt Focus Stacking. I use this feature to capture handheld images of the macro world.

ROMAN BATHS PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

ROMAN BATHS PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

by Gavin Hoey

One of the many amazing things about being an ambassador with Olympus UK is getting the opportunity to work in locations that I would never be able to access myself. So when Olympus asked if I’d be interested in running a portrait session during a low light workshop at the Roman Baths in Bath, I jumped at the chance.

ESCAPE WITH SEASCAPES

ESCAPE WITH SEASCAPES

by Tom Ormerod

My camera has to be able to stand up to the elements, take the occasional wave splash and be resistant to sand and grime. The OM-D E-M1 Mark II is perfect for the job, class leading weather sealing (when paired with an Olympus M.Zuiko PRO lens) in a small lightweight body, great for those long walks to secluded coves.

100 YEARS OF OLYMPUS EXHIBITION

100 YEARS OF OLYMPUS EXHIBITION

Olympus marks its 100th birthday this year and to conclude various celebrations and events throughout the year they have joined up with individuals also celebrating this momentous landmark to create a unique portrait project.

JURASSIC COAST VIEWS, ROCKS & STARS

JURASSIC COAST VIEWS, ROCKS & STARS

by Tom Ormerod
At the end of August, I had the pleasure of running my first workshop for Olympus on the wonderful Jurassic Coast in my home county of Dorset. Olympus had been fantastic and helped get all the admin sorted and the people booked in. We had a possible 11 hours of activity planned and I couldn’t wait to get going.

PARIS TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

PARIS TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

On a summer’s morning at the unholy hour of 05:45, our group of 20 intrepid photographers gathered outside the Eurostar check-in at St. Pancras International station. We were heading to Paris for a day of photography and exploration guided by the inimitable Martina Govindraj. After passing through security and fortifying ourselves with strong coffee and croissants it was all aboard the 07:01 London to Paris express. A couple of hours later we were disembarking at Gare du Nord and having a briefing about the day ahead.

SNAPSHOT WITH DAVID SMITH

SNAPSHOT WITH DAVID SMITH

Want to photograph planes, trains and automobiles? Follow in-store support specialist David Smith’s stepby-step guide for shooting with the OM-D E-M1X Last issue we discussed how to use some of the OM-D E-M1X‘s keyfeatures, such as High Res Shot mode, live ND shooting...

KENT COOKERY SCHOOL

KENT COOKERY SCHOOL

What could be better than a day photographing mouthwatering food prepared by two top chefs….Oh yes eating it too! That’s what 20 keen photographers got to do on the recent Olympus Food Photography event at Kent Cookery School, where an eclectic array of fresh dishes were cooked up using delicious seasonal ingredients.

EXHIBITION: FURRMANKOWITZ : 45RPM@AFTERNYNE

EXHIBITION: FURRMANKOWITZ : 45RPM@AFTERNYNE

The Olympus sponsored After Nyne Gallery in Holland Park, London, recently hosted a unique exhibition featuring a collaboration between Godfather of Rock Music Photography, Gered Mankowitz and Royal Portrait Painter, Christian Furr. As a teenager, Mankowitz was asked...

100 YEAR PORTRAIT PROJECT

100 YEAR PORTRAIT PROJECT

As Olympus reaches 100 years, the UK team are marking the occasion with a special portrait project, which aims to celebrate the centenary with those who are also celebrating the grand age of 100.