Friday, 12th December 2014
“Idealised perfection”… a phrase attributed by English National Ballet production stills photographer Arnaud ‘Cookie’ Stephenson to the elegant limbed stars of the stage. But one that is arguably equally applicable to the Olympus OM-D E-M1.
Friday, 21st November 2014
Having answered the call to ‘go wild with an Olympus’, 10 lucky winners made their way to the British Wildlife Centre in Lingfield, Surrey, on a wintery November morning. Tucked away in the countryside, the Centre is a real gem, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with endangered indigenous British wildlife, including red squirrels, foxes, wild cats, birds of prey and a variety of amusing rodents. Photographic opportunities abound!
Monday, 17th November 2014
Cheltenham Races provided the location for the first official UK unveiling of the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40‑150mm 1:2.8 PRO telephoto zoom. Fully compatible with the brand’s Micro Four Thirds cameras, it was previously shown at Photokina back in September.
Monday, 10th November 2014
London’s opulent Savoy Hotel was the venue for another exclusive day of photographers getting one-on-one time with Olympus OM-D and PEN cameras, not to mention a plethora of lenses – including the brand new M.Zuiko Digital ED 40‑150mm 1:2.8 PRO in its first public outing. There was also the opportunity to use the range-topping FL-600R on-camera flash.
Friday, 3rd October 2014
Giffords Circus in the picturesque Cotswolds hamlet of Lypiatt was the setting for an exclusive day-time session for photographers of all skill sets, affording the opportunity to get hands on with OM-D bodies and lenses – with the chance to win an E-M10 at the end of it!
Tuesday, 2nd September 2014
Tynesider and ex-North Sea rig worker Mick, wiped the oil from his hands and picked up a camera to kick start a celebrated career in rock photography. Now 15 years later he shoots mainly for Q, Mojo, Metal Hammer, FHM and The Times along with contributing to numerous exhibitions and books.
Saturday, 9th August 2014
When you’re a veteran photographer fighting in the trenches of the rock wars, there is no tougher posting than the world’s most popular and revered music festival: Glastonbury. The sheer diversity of acts and entertainments ensure that encompassing its essence in a select number of still photographs is quite a feat.
Tuesday, 22nd April 2014
And what a great week it was! Jonathan arrived with an almost brand new Olympus E-PL5 having only had it in the water 4 times before and all of them in either Program or Auto mode. This was a recent upgrade from a simple P&S compact before. So my task for the week was to move him away from any kind of auto setting and into taking full responsibility for his exposures.