THE 100 YEAR PORTRAIT PROJECT

    Wednesday, 8th May 2019

    As Olympus reaches 100 years, the UK team are marking the occasion with a special portrait project, which aims to celebrate the centenary with those who are also celebrating the grand age of 100.

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    OUT ON THE FRONT LINE WITH IAN BERRY

    Thursday, 25th April 2019

    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

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    AN EXPLORATION OF THE WORLD WITH JAY DICKMAN

    Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

    From photographing The Who on their first US tour to the war in El Salvador, National Geographic photographer and Olympus Visionary Jay Dickman has some stories to tell

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    DOCUMENTING THE ORION WITH OLYMPUS

    Monday, 24th December 2018

    Radislav Sinyak has been chronicling the development of the Orion spacecraft with his OM-D E-M5 Mark II for over a year…

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    BEHIND THE SHOT – GREEN TURTLE

    Thursday, 30th August 2018

    Feeling at home beneath the water, Lisa Michele Burns shares how she captured this magnificent creature…

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    DUST TO DAWN

    Friday, 3rd August 2018

    We caught a rare moment between adventures with Olympus Visionary Philip Volkers, who’s been, quite literally, on fire for the sake of his art. Get the low-down on his new book, a compilation of images from the desert festival, Burning Man…

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    HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY WITH YOUR KIT

    Monday, 31st July 2017

    Pre-travel jitters? We all get them. Where’s your passport? Where’s your credit card? Does the bank know you’re going away (surprisingly important). And all that’s before you think about your photography kit. A camera and a lens is barely the start of the story: batteries, chargers, backup storage and more should be on your packing checklist. Here’s what you need – and how to protect it.

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    UPDATING YOUR CAMERA’S FIRMWARE

    Tuesday, 24th January 2017

    Within your camera’s tiny frame beats a hyper-intelligent heart, capable of performing the brutal maths needed to compress incoming, Full HD video into a format storable on an SD card, or applying filters to RAW images. And, just like your laptop or tablet, every now and then the operating system at the heart of your camera will benefit from an update.

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    BUILDINGS FOR SUCCESS: ARCHITECTURE TIPS AND TRICKS

    Tuesday, 17th January 2017

    Shooting buildings should be easy – after all, people far more qualified than you have done all the heavy lifting. Famous buildings have an inherent shape, beauty and balance provided by highly-sought-after architects, are finished by world-class tradespeople and often sit within already-iconic cities – all your job is as a photographer is to turn up and keep your exposures balanced – right?

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    NEW YEAR = NEW PROJECT

    Monday, 2nd January 2017

    A brand new year means a new start for everyone – especially us photographers – so we asked the followers and fans of OLYMPUS UK’s Facebook and Twitter pages to see what they were planning for the twelve months ahead.

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