GLORIOUS COLOURS AT KEW GARDENS

    Monday, 30th April 2018

    GUEST POST BY NEILL TAYLOR

    Last weekend I enjoyed a day shooting at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It was an event organised by Olympus UK, and provided by them as a free benefit of having recently purchased an OM-D E-M1 Mark II (to replace my trusty Mark I).

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    CAPTURING STUNNING FLOWERS & SUMMER PLANTS

    Monday, 8th May 2017

    BY MARCUS CLACKSON

    This is a great time of year to get out with your camera and enjoy photographing the huge and varied amount of garden shows, events and seasonal displays of flowers to be found in the UK’s parks, woodland and private houses. Every week you’ll find new bursts of colour created by different plants and flowers coming into season – so it’s worth doing a bit of homework to ensure you’re in the right place at the right time, and ready to capture the best photography possible. Here’s my advice for getting ahead of the pack and making the most of the summer season.

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    PERSONAL PHOTO PROJECT: MOUNTAIN HARES

    Thursday, 27th April 2017

    BY TESNI WARD

    Having worked with and photographed the Peak District population of mountain hares for some time now, this year I was extremely keen to travel up to Scotland and photograph the hares found in the stunning and expansive Cairngorm National Park. I was eager to see if there were significant differences between the two populations, and also to photograph and observe them in true, winter conditions.

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    OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens

    Wednesday, 12th April 2017

    BY LUCY CLARKE

    On 5th April I was lucky enough to be invited to the OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens, hosted by OLYMPUS Ambassador Marcus Clackson. The sun shining, birds singing and OLYMPUS camera in tow I set off and made my way to Kew.

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    FIVE TIPS FOR WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY IN WINTER

    Tuesday, 6th December 2016

    Winter can be a challenge for any wildlife photographer; many species leave the country seeking warmer climates or otherwise become far less active. This, coupled with a significantly shorter day, means it can be difficult to remain motivated when you’re failing to find or photograph anything. I’ve learnt the hard way how to deal with some of these challenges – so here are my five top tips for making the most of this festive season.

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    ESSENTIAL OLYMPUS CAMERA ACCESSORIES

    Friday, 5th August 2016

    Buying a camera is just the first step in photography. Whether you start with a compact or a system camera in the PEN or OM-D ranges, pretty soon you’ll want to add to your kit with personalised touches that enhance your enjoyment and help you get the results you really want.

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    PORTRAIT LENSES – USING THE OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45MM AND 75MM LENSES

    Tuesday, 12th July 2016

    Your portrait will benefit from a dedicated portrait lens and OLYMPUS has a pair of corkers. Discover the benefits of using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45mm 1:1.8 and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 75mm 1:1.8 lenses.

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    7 TYPES OF STREET STYLE STAR YOU ALWAYS SPOT AT FASHION WEEK – AND HOW TO SNAP THEM

    Friday, 19th February 2016

    Which style tribe do you belong to? The question is more important than ever at London Fashion Week, where our favourite street style stars pose up a storm in their new season wares, vying for the attention of the fash-arazzi’s lens.These are the stars you’ll always spot, plus tips on how to snap them…

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    LUMIERE LONDON

    Saturday, 16th January 2016

    During the recent cold snap, 20 hardy attendees enjoyed an evening of photographic exploration and experimentation at the recent OLYMPUS ’Lumiere London’ photography event. The workshop centred around ‘binaryWaves’, an installation situated next to the Regent’s Canal in London’s Kings Cross.

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    ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY PART II

    Tuesday, 9th June 2015

    The early bird gets the worm If you’re planning on getting pictures of famous landmarks, then you’ll want to get there really early or late. Getting out an hour before sunrise or sunset will give you the best chance of catching fantastic light, but early mornings offer the best chance of a serene shot. Start shooting early enough, and you’ll miss the crowds who’ll still be stuck at breakfast…

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