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    BEST KIT FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

    As the seasons change, so do the themes for the photo-mad folk at OLYMPUS Towers. With fashion month nearly at an end, the team begins to transition, smoothly and beautifully, to portrait photography.

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    HOW TO SHOOT STREET FASHION

    Friday, 22nd September 2017

    It’s fashion month at OLYMPUS towers, which is great news for our resident fashionistas and terrible news for office manager Kev – his jeans-and-t-shirt ensemble has never looked more tired. For photographers, though, it’s an amazing time. Style afiçionados go all out and let their flagship garments fly, creating the perfect opportunity to get some ad-hoc high-fashion photos. So roll up that plain white background, put away your light stands and take a brave step outside of the studio – it’s the streets that provide the perfect backdrop this season. As sartorial people from all corners of the world descend on your city, use our top guide on how to make your street photography pop with haute-couture highlights.

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    BEST LIGHTING FOR FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

    Friday, 15th September 2017

    Happy fashion month everyone! Remember, fashion is more than a pair of designer jeans and an ironic hat; it’s a chance to bag unique, creative images, and to feature subjects who really push the boundaries. It takes nerve to walk down a catwalk dressed like an insane pirate, after all. But simply finding a good subject and something interesting to dress them in is only part of the battle. If you’ve never tackled fashion photography before, here’s how to get started.

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    SPORTS YOU NEVER THOUGHT YOU’D PHOTOGRAPH

    Friday, 1st September 2017

    Want to get into sports photography? Try taking up some of the world’s less obvious competitions. The UK has a rich sporting scene that goes way beyond those covered regularly in the newspapers. Want inspiration for sports events to shoot next? Read on…

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    GET STARTED WITH SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017

    Find your trainers, hydrate like crazy and don’t forget to pack your PE kit because it’s sports month at OLYMPUS. Everyone in the building has been briefed: whether it’s your local five a side team or a world-class event, anything less than gold-medal winning pictures will be dropped on the also-ran pile. So, to take you from the subs bench to the starting 11, here’s our quick-hit guide to how to get better sports shots with your OLYMPUS kit.

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    HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY WITH YOUR KIT

    Monday, 31st July 2017

    Pre-travel jitters? We all get them. Where’s your passport? Where’s your credit card? Does the bank know you’re going away (surprisingly important). And all that’s before you think about your photography kit. A camera and a lens is barely the start of the story: batteries, chargers, backup storage and more should be on your packing checklist. Here’s what you need – and how to protect it.

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