WINNING MATTERS: ENTERING A PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

By Peter Dench

With the competition season in full-swing and competitions to suit every genre, skill-level and budget, Olympus Visionary Peter Dench explores the ups and downs of entering a photography contest.

Raiders of the Lost Archives

By Peter Dench

In an unassuming building in the middle of a nondescript part of London, Getty’s Hulton Archive is heaving with photographic treasures. Olympus Visionary Peter Dench discovers some of them.

STRANGER DAYS: THE POWER OF PORTRAITS WITH JOHN MANNELL

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.

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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?

IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

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.

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.

5 OF THE BEST APPROACHES FOR INSTA-WORTHY SHOTS

5 OF THE BEST APPROACHES FOR INSTA-WORTHY SHOTS

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…