EXHIBITION: TRANS SIBERIAN WORLD CUP BY PETER DENCH

    Friday, 1st February 2019

    Last summer the world’s greatest football tournament saw thousands of fans head to Russia to watch 32 nations compete to be world champions. It was an opportunity Olympus Visionary Peter Dench could not resist and so he set out across the country on the Trans-Siberian Railway, travelling more than 5,000 miles in seven days.

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    CREATIVE LOW-LIGHT TECHNIQUES

    Friday, 14th December 2018

    With the long dark nights of winter setting in, there are still plenty of photo opportunities out there – it’s the perfect time to try one of these three creative low-light techniques.

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    THE GREAT OLYMPUS FESTIVE PHOTO WALK

    Thursday, 6th December 2018

    On a crisp, November morning, we invited 9 lucky DSLR users to try their hand at street photography, using a compact mirrorless camera with a big reputation: the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

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    BEHIND THE FIFA WORLD CUP WITH PETER DENCH

    Tuesday, 4th December 2018

    Olympus Visionary, Peter Dench, talks to us about shooting and surviving the 5,772 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railway, in the thick of the 2018 FIFA World Cup action.

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    5 OF THE BEST APPROACHES FOR INSTA-WORTHY SHOTS

    Thursday, 19th July 2018

    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…

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 4K

    Monday, 5th February 2018

    It’s time to sort your Ultra HD from your HD, your PAL from your NTSC and perfect your video workflow. Why? It’s film-making month! If you want to make your videos look their best and get the perfect accessories to help – you’ve come to the right place. Over the next four weeks, we’ll be looking at everything video-related, and that includes 4k. But, let’s start with the basics…

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    INSPIRATION FOR GETTING STARTED IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

    Wednesday, 17th January 2018

    Street photography month has been a blast – in particular, the images flooding into our social streams are awesome. One thing’s clear – Olympus kit and street photography go together like, well, Olympus cameras and street photography. If you’re starting out, we’ve got loads of resources to help you. Not least our very own social media streams – hit up our Instagram or Facebook to see what we mean. Or go our back catalogue of blogs – we’ve already covered the four essential skills you need to tell a story, as well as the best lenses to use and how to get both candid and not-so-candid street shots. But if you’re still looking for inspiration, all you need is a decent project. Fresh out of ideas? Let us help…

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    THE BEST TIMES OF DAY TO CAPTURE GREAT LANDSCAPE SHOTS

    Friday, 8th December 2017

    Perhaps you’ve headed out to an incredible location, only to be disappointed by pictures that don’t do your scenery full justice. There are lots of things you can do to improve your photography, from investing in better lenses to improving your post-production chops. But when it comes to landscape photography, perhaps the best move you can make is paying more attention to the times of day you’re actually shooting.

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    FOUR ESSENTIAL SKILLS PHOTOJOURNALISTS NEED TO TELL A GREAT STORY

    Wednesday, 6th December 2017

    This week we’re delving into the research and prep that’s vital for every brilliant photo story. With photojournalism month in full swing, allow us to assume for a second that you’re reasonably on top of how your camera works. Getting a well composed, sharp frame is no problem for you, and you’ve made good progress when it comes to processing and exporting your finished images. Problem is, that’s not all photojournalism is about.

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    AVOIDING CLICHÉS WITH TRAVEL PHOTOS

    Monday, 24th July 2017

    Quick, name some clichés in travel photography. Wait, we can do it for you: badly lit photographs of exotic food that do NOT look like a delicacy? Check. Local person scowling at the camera? Check. Travel photography clichés are everywhere. Fortunately, our love for all things travel and all things photography intersect neatly, so we have come up with a few tips to help you produce travel photography that’s a cut above the rest.

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