WINNING MATTERS: ENTERING A PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

By Peter Dench

With the competition season in full-swing and competitions to suit every genre, skill-level and budget, Olympus Visionary Peter Dench explores the ups and downs of entering a photography contest.

Raiders of the Lost Archives

By Peter Dench

In an unassuming building in the middle of a nondescript part of London, Getty’s Hulton Archive is heaving with photographic treasures. Olympus Visionary Peter Dench discovers some of them.

ANOTHER DAY PART THREE: MORE FROM STEVE GOSLING’S #OLYMPUS365PROJECT

By Steve Gosling

Olympus Ambassador Steve Gosling has committed to taking a photograph a day for 12 months. In this post Steve updates us on his journey – the challenges he has encountered and the insights revealed to him along the way.

Whether you’re looking for photography & equipment tips, event write-ups, inspirational articles featuring our Ambassadors & Visionaries, or just a good read, this is the place for you. Make sure to check back regularly for the latest posts!

PHOTOGRAPHING PRIMATES IN UGANDA WITH OLYMPUS KIT

PHOTOGRAPHING PRIMATES IN UGANDA WITH OLYMPUS KIT

By Robertino Patilea

Last year I had to think long and hard about whether to stick with my 10-year old Olympus and upgrade, or whether to move on to another system. If there’s one trip where you will absolutely feel you have made the right decision in going for a light camera system, it’s trekking primates in Uganda. I experienced this first-hand in June 2021.

OUT NOW: TUNING INTO NATURE

OUT NOW: TUNING INTO NATURE

By Andy Rouse

Tuning into Nature tells the story of Olympus Photographer Andy Rouse’s personal journey during lockdown. It’s the perfect book for anyone looking for inspiration to change for the better, through the wonderful power of nature and photography.

Q&A: JO KNIGHT

Q&A: JO KNIGHT

Meet Jo Knight, who lives and breathes photography: her love of wildlife and landscape led Jo to develop her award-winning fine art composite creations…

STAND OUT IN THE CROWD

STAND OUT IN THE CROWD

Written by Olympus Visionary Peter Dench

Crowdfunding is a way for people, businesses and charities to raise money. It works through individuals or organisations who invest in or donate to crowdfunding projects in return for a potential profit, product or reward.

BLOOMING LOVELY: 6 TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BLOSSOM WITH OLYMPUS

BLOOMING LOVELY: 6 TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BLOSSOM WITH OLYMPUS

By Daisy Dickinson

The buds of spring are bursting, and the blossom is finally out in full force. This confetti-like wonder of nature is one of my absolute favourite subjects and is available in such abundance (right now!) that pretty pictures are just ripe for the taking. Read on for some tips on how to capture, then go, go, go and get out with your camera before it’s gone!

Q&A: JANICE UNITT

Q&A: JANICE UNITT

Meet Janice Unitt, AKA Granny Jan’s Pics – whose background in floristry and capturing floral creations with her Olympus camera led to a passion for taking artistic images of nature and wildlife.

STUCK IN A RUT? BREAK FREE WITH OLYMPUS!

STUCK IN A RUT? BREAK FREE WITH OLYMPUS!

By Jonathan Saull

If you’re feeling creatively uninspired, you’re not alone – here’s a blog from Jonathan Saull about his journey back to photography, inspired by his Olympus camera

READ NOW: OM MAGAZINE IS HERE!

READ NOW: OM MAGAZINE IS HERE!

Boasting 100 pages of incredible global content packed into a new digital publication, OM talks current and future plans with Aki Murata, Chief Operating Officer of OM Digital Solutions, plus – 12 Olympus photographers share their shots from around the world and tell all on how they’ve kept creative during lockdown…

WILDLIFE ON THE CHALK STREAMS

WILDLIFE ON THE CHALK STREAMS

By Dick Hawkes

Over the last couple of years, I have been taking photographs with an OM-D E-M1 for my book Chalk Streams – A Unique Environment Worth Conserving. As well as showing the beauty of the landscape, an important theme of the book is to highlight the rich variety of wildlife supported by the chalk streams.

HOW TO CREATE A HOME STUDIO ON A BUDGET

HOW TO CREATE A HOME STUDIO ON A BUDGET

By Daisy Dickinson

With the weather bleak, and an extended requirement to stay home, there’s never been a better time to hone your photography skills and consider creating your own little studio. And, contrary to what you might think, this is totally possible to do without a big budget or tonnes of space…

CAPTURING FESTIVE BOKEH

CAPTURING FESTIVE BOKEH

By Daisy Dickinson

Bokeh is the Japanese name given to aesthetically pleasing, out-of-focus light, and the festive season provides a better time than ever to practice capturing this stunning effect. All you’ll need is some fairy lights, your Olympus camera, and a lens with a wide aperture…

CHALLENGE YOURSELF BY GOING SMALL

CHALLENGE YOURSELF BY GOING SMALL

By Andrew Turpin

Like a lot of photographers, I tend to fall into the trap of searching for that epic shot. I’ll trek for miles in the hope of finding a unique view, some rare wildlife, or that magical moment when the light just seems to come alive. All of that is fantastic, of course, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything, but sometimes it’s better to think small.