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    GETTING TO GRIPS WITH INSTAGRAM: A BEGINNERS’ GUIDE

    Thursday, 29th June 2017

    So you’ve got your own OLYMPUS camera, and you’ve happily been taking photos for a while – and you’re starting to feel as though you’d like to share them with the world… Well, Instagram is the perfect place to get started. If you’re into a certain genre or subject, there’s nothing like nosing around other people’s images to get a little inspiration. And who knows? You might even make a friend or two along the way.

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    GIFFORDS CIRCUS – A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THE OM-D E-M1 Mark II

    Wednesday, 21st June 2017

    With temperatures peaking at over 30˚C this was always going to be a hot ticket – so it was a fortunate 60 photographers who joined our OLYMPUS experts and Ambassadors for a day of E-M1 Mark II inspired fun at Oxford University Parks with the fabulous Giffords Circus.

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    WHAT ARE THE BEST LENSES FOR MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY?

    Friday, 9th June 2017

    Gig photography is a difficult one to pack for: a super-long lens for tight portraits of the lead singer? An ultra-fast wide-angle to capture the excitement of the crowd? A one-size-fits-all walkabout lens? Join us on a rummage through the OLYMPUS kit cupboard and prepare to update your Christmas list – these are the lenses that every music photographer should have on their shortlist.

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    HOW TO SURVIVE A MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH YOUR CAMERA

    Monday, 5th June 2017

    Pack your waterproofs, do a practice run with the tent and whatever happens, double-check your wellies – it’s festival season. “Should I take my camera to a music festival?” Great question; glad you asked. The answer, unequivocally, is “yes!”. Here’s how to get the best from festival photography – and how to make sure you and your camera make it out in one piece.

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    HOW TO TAKE PORTRAITS AT FESTIVALS

    Friday, 2nd June 2017

    Treat a music festival like a zoo-meets-street-photography challenge. Photographing portraits will tell a much fuller story about the vibe of wherever you are – and festivals tend to draw an outgoing, diverse-looking crowd doing something they love, making photography a snap. As long as you take a little direction from us, of course…

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    ALL ABOUT BOKEH

    Wednesday, 24th May 2017

    So. Bad news for you if you’ve strived your whole life to get sharp images – these days people will pay as much attention to your out-of-focus background as they do the subject of your shot. Thank goodness for us, then: here’s everything you need to know about photography’s blurriest concept.

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