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HELLO ISOLATION NATION!

By Rob Cottle

Since moving house a few years back, I’ve run a small project of photographing birds through the double-glazed office (mostly pigeons, but I love pigeons) or kitchen windows and in these weird hermit-like times of self-isolation, I thought it a good time to write a blog about it.

ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY – LOOKING BEYOND THE OBVIOUS

By Steve Gosling

As someone who likes to be out and about in the fresh air, I have been working hard to avoid going stir crazy. Read on to find out which activities have helped to keep me both entertained and sane!

WORKING WITH WHAT YOU HAVE

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PORTRAITURE IN ISOLATION
by Jay McLaughlin

For anyone that specialises in photographing people, quarantine can present a challenge. That doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t practice and hone your craft though, so I thought I’d share a few tips for photography at home.

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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.

SNAPSHOT

SNAPSHOT

From performing tricks to photographing them, Fernando Marmolejo shares his tips and techniques for shooting sports and why the OM-D E-M1X is ideal.

GAVIN HOEY’S AVIATION APOCALYPSE

GAVIN HOEY’S AVIATION APOCALYPSE

The Gatwick Aviation Museum in Charlwood, Surrey provided the perfect venue for Gavin Hoey’s Aviation Apocalypse workshop. With so much to see and shoot, the photographers were split into three groups giving everyone the chance to work with both models and get some top tips during an mini Olympus photo walk around the museum.