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ANOTHER DAY PART TWO: MORE FROM STEVE GOSLING’S #OLYMPUS365PROJECT

By Steve Gosling

Olympus Ambassador Steve Gosling has committed to taking a photograph a day for 12 months. In this post Steve updates us on his journey – the challenges he has encountered and the insights revealed to him along the way.

THE LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER’S SWISS ARMY KNIFE

By Steve Gosling

Steve Gosling discusses using the E-M5 Mark III and M.Zuiko Digital 14‑150mm F4-5.6 II – the landscape photographer’s ‘Swiss Army Knife’

SEASCAPES IN A BOTTLE

By Rachel McNulty

Meet photographer Rachel McNulty, who was inspired by lockdown to create abstract seascapes without leaving her home…

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Q&A: JO KNIGHT

Q&A: JO KNIGHT

Meet Jo Knight, who lives and breathes photography: her love of wildlife and landscape led Jo to develop her award-winning fine art composite creations…

BLOOMING LOVELY: 6 TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BLOSSOM WITH OLYMPUS

BLOOMING LOVELY: 6 TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BLOSSOM WITH OLYMPUS

By Daisy Dickinson

The buds of spring are bursting, and the blossom is finally out in full force. This confetti-like wonder of nature is one of my absolute favourite subjects and is available in such abundance (right now!) that pretty pictures are just ripe for the taking. Read on for some tips on how to capture, then go, go, go and get out with your camera before it’s gone!

HOW TO CREATE A HOME STUDIO ON A BUDGET

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…

CAPTURING FESTIVE BOKEH

CAPTURING FESTIVE BOKEH

By Daisy Dickinson

Bokeh is the Japanese name given to aesthetically pleasing, out-of-focus light, and the festive season provides a better time than ever to practice capturing this stunning effect. All you’ll need is some fairy lights, your Olympus camera, and a lens with a wide aperture…

CHALLENGE YOURSELF BY GOING SMALL

CHALLENGE YOURSELF BY GOING SMALL

By Andrew Turpin

Like a lot of photographers, I tend to fall into the trap of searching for that epic shot. I’ll trek for miles in the hope of finding a unique view, some rare wildlife, or that magical moment when the light just seems to come alive. All of that is fantastic, of course, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything, but sometimes it’s better to think small.

GET OFF AUTO, AND START USING PRIORITY MODES

GET OFF AUTO, AND START USING PRIORITY MODES

By Daisy Dickinson

The iAuto function on your Olympus camera is pretty great, and certainly has its place; but, it won’t necessarily allow you to realise the true potential of your photography. You just need a little know-how, and a touch of confidence to start unlocking some seriously good picture-taking.

7 FUNCTIONS YOU NEED TO TRY ON YOUR NEW OLYMPUS CAMERA

7 FUNCTIONS YOU NEED TO TRY ON YOUR NEW OLYMPUS CAMERA

By Daisy Dickinson

You’ve just unpacked your shiny new Olympus camera. It’s a pretty exciting time, and while I’m sure the only thing on your mind right now is grabbing a lens, flipping off the lens cap and getting out shooting – there are a couple of quick things to consider which will help you get the most from your kit, straight out of the box!

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.

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.

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.