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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…

OUT NOW: DENCH’S LOCKDOWN DIARIES

By Peter Dench

We hear from Olympus Visionary and renowned photojournalist, Peter Dench as he shares the details of his latest publications featuring photographs captured during the 2020 lockdown.

MY OLYMPUS JOURNEY : DISCOVERING TINY THINGS THROUGH A MACRO LENS

By Jamie Rosencrans

We tracked down Jamie, AKA @this_forest_floor on Instagram, to find out more about the incredible structures and scenes found in front of their 60mm F2.8 Macro…

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!

OLYMPUS ARCHIVE REVISITED: THE OM-X PROTOTYPE CAMERA

OLYMPUS ARCHIVE REVISITED: THE OM-X PROTOTYPE CAMERA

With thanks to John Foster and Maitani-Fan.com

During the design study of the OM-1, the Olympus design team led by Yoshihisa Maitani worked on a completely modular camera, similar to a 35mm Hasselblad. This camera was built as a prototype and was called the OM-X.

PAPER SHAPES & SHADOWS WITH GAVIN HOEY

PAPER SHAPES & SHADOWS WITH GAVIN HOEY

By Gavin Hoey

If you missed out on the live session you can now catch up on this fantastic Facebook Live with Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey! Even in our digital world, paper is an essential part of our lives. From books to printers, paper is everywhere and that’s exactly what Gavin uses in this Facebook live session.

AN OASIS OF TRANQUILITY

AN OASIS OF TRANQUILITY

By Steve Gosling

Photographer Steve Gosling lives close to a small area of woodland, that he loves to visit with his camera. In the last couple of weeks it’s been a place that Steve has visited more often to get some images for a long term project he is working on.

OLYMPUS INNOVATION UPDATE

OLYMPUS INNOVATION UPDATE

By Olympus Team

New lenses, new firmware and brand new OM-D webcam software. Olympus announces three new and exciting innovations coming now or in the near future.

Q&A WITH THE BRIGHT BLOOMS

Q&A WITH THE BRIGHT BLOOMS

with Bright Blooms

Atia’s photography brings colour and creative living together in a fresh and unique way. She writes about a broad range of lifestyle and contemporary crafts including knitting, dressmaking, home styling and gardening – all captured with her Olympus PEN

PENCIL PATTERN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH GAVIN HOEY

PENCIL PATTERN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH GAVIN HOEY

By Gavin Hoey

If you missed out on the live session you can now catch up on this fantastic Facebook Live with Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey! In this session he covers his essential photography tips to help you make amazing close up photos of colouring pencils at home.

Q&A WITH ANDREW O’BRIEN

Q&A WITH ANDREW O’BRIEN

with Andrew O’Brien

Andrew O’Brien – better known to most as gardener @andrewtimothyob from Instagram – takes time out from the garden to answer our questions about his photography.

FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY WITH GAVIN HOEY

FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY WITH GAVIN HOEY

By Gavin Hoey

If you missed out on the live session you can now catch up on this fantastic Facebook Live with Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey! In this session he covers his essential lighting and photography tips to help you get better food photos at home.

Q&A WITH JOHN MANNELL

Q&A WITH JOHN MANNELL

Better known to most as ‘Portrait Per Day’ on Instagram, John Mannell is a thoughtful and extremely talented street portrait photographer – so we asked him a few questions to learn more about the man behind the camera…

SUCCESSFUL PORTRAITS

SUCCESSFUL PORTRAITS

By Peter Dench
Olympus Visionary Peter Dench has been commissioned to shoot professional portraits by high profile publications for over 20 years. We asked him to give us some some do’s and don’ts on how to approach the genre and he shares his thoughts on the importance of composition.

CREATIVE GLASSWARE WITH GAVIN HOEY

CREATIVE GLASSWARE WITH GAVIN HOEY

Join Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey as he shares some of his favourite photography ideas to help you stay creative at home. In this session, Gavin works with the shadows cast by glassware to create some beautiful images.

Q&A WITH SUE CRO

Q&A WITH SUE CRO

You’ve almost certainly seen her photos on social media – please meet Sue Cro, a long-time Olympus user who creates breathtaking portraits of wild creatures in the summer and colourful abstracts in the winter.

SEEING THE EVERY DAY AT HOME

SEEING THE EVERY DAY AT HOME

By Jessica Milberg

“Strange times”, “Stay Safe”. These are the things we hear several times a day now. And it is, indeed, strange times. Our world and way of life are an ever-changing, moving target these days and at the same time, completely stagnant. Many photographers are finding their businesses on hold and unsure of what to do with this time.

FROM MACRO TO MICRO

FROM MACRO TO MICRO

Chiswick Cameras owner and professional photographer Andy Sands has been using Olympus kit for over a year now. Specialising in British Wildlife and Macro Photography has led him to experiment with photographing various forms of spores which are so small they require extra close up lenses.

PHOTOASTIC ART

PHOTOASTIC ART

Representing a multitude of photographic disciplines, there is a long list of works in the pipeline. Initially, Photastic Art is proud to launch with collections from Olympus Visionary, Peter Dench and Ambassador, Tesni Ward.

THE NOT SO HAPPY SNAPPER

THE NOT SO HAPPY SNAPPER

by Peter Dench

The not so happy snapper needs help and I, and hopefully, you, have something to offer. Perhaps witnessing other people being happy and doing inspiring things could be a way for them to glean some happiness of their own?