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Written by Peter Dench
John Mannell’s Portrait Per Day project allowed him to manage his mental health and move forward in life, Peter Dench finds out more.
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.
By Mike Hall
2020 was a challenging year for all of us, so Mike Hall – now LRPS – decided to test his photographic skills to make it a memorable year for all the right reasons! Here’s Mike’s story of becoming a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society…
By Caroline Benzies
Street & Landscape Photographer Caroline Benzies reflects on her first experiences with the Olympus System and how it changed her approach to photography after attending a workshop with Olympus Ambassado Steve Gosling
With Peter Dench & Heather Tait
Olympus Visionary and photojournalist, Peter Dench and documentary photographer and lens based artist, Heather Tait, set out a photography day-trip to remember, an experience beyond the picture postcard.
By Alan Richardson
We asked designer and enthusiast Alan Richardson how he gets on with his E-M1 Mark II and if he thinks it makes a good entry to the OM-D System.
By Peter Dench
Olympus Visionary and renowned photojournalist, Peter Dench, Olympus Visionary and photojournalist, Peter Dench, explains how he powered up his flash and went on the hunt for photo-stories to save his career during the pandemic.
We meet Trevor – better known to most as TVTrev – a Midlands-based photographer specialising in capturing people, places and events with his OM-D E-M1 Mark III
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?
By Marcus Clackson
One of the few positives we can take from the current situation and the disruption to our normal working lives has been the extra time it has gifted us…so much time!
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!
by Peter Dench
Coronavirus has confined and compromised our practice, our passion. Photographers are limited to what is immediately accessible. A fair amount of my time as a freelancer is sat alone trying to think of ideas for projects and things to do, I may have an advantage. It’s time to put away the passport and journey to inner space, to the centre of our lives.
Olympus Ambassador Martina Govindraj was one of the lucky few to get their hands on the OM-D E-M5 Mark III ahead of its launch. Here she shares her first thoughts…
Interview with Sara Tasker (@meandorla)
by Emma Parlons (@lifeofyablon)
Straight out of the box I was struck by how lightweight it was. It’s easily the most portable of all my cameras, and yet it packs in all the functionality that I need and use on a daily basis.
Olympus Mentor Rob Cottle jets off on a whirlwind trip to the Land of the Rising Sun to discover stunning landscapes, wildlife and culture.
Olympus Ambassador Jimmy Cheng is one of the lucky few to get their hands on the OM-D E-M5 Mark III ahead of its launch. Here he shares his first thoughts…
by Emma Parlons (@lifeofyablon)
Shared by Croatia, Slovenia and Italy during its long and troubled history, this region boasts beautiful scenery, pretty towns and some really warm and inviting inhabitants.
by Katherine Ormerod
If you’re thinking of changing the game for your blog or social imagery, but don’t want to be lugging around a massive kit of equipment, join the Olympus club—and you’ll never look back.
Try something a little different with your travel photography: take the time to find a fresh perspective or new style of photography, or experiment with different lenses.
Opportunities for macro photos are all around us, whether it’s shooting close-up shots of textures or fruit in your home, insects and nature, or maybe even something a little more creative. Be prepared with the right kit to take magnificent macro shots.
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.
Could you brave bullets being fired at your car, being arrested for spying or building a raft to transport a Land Rover across a river to escape being caught? Ian Berry has – all in the name of photography
Last summer the world’s greatest football tournament saw thousands of fans head to Russia to watch 32 nations compete to be world champions. It was an opportunity Olympus Visionary Peter Dench could not resist and so he set out across the country on the Trans-Siberian Railway, travelling more than 5,000 miles in seven days.
With the long dark nights of winter setting in, there are still plenty of photo opportunities out there – it’s the perfect time to try one of these three creative low-light techniques.
On a crisp, November morning, we invited 9 lucky DSLR users to try their hand at street photography, using a compact mirrorless camera with a big reputation: the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.
Olympus Visionary, Peter Dench, talks to us about shooting and surviving the 5,772 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railway, in the thick of the 2018 FIFA World Cup action.
Olympus travel Ambassador and Instagram pro Martina Govindraj loves to travel, shooting unique frames from exciting perspectives wherever she goes, always with Olympus in hand. Read on to discover tips and techniques for capturing some of Martina’s favourite destinations, and the kit to shoot them with…