Thursday, 31st May 2018
Getting accredited for sports and action events is the dream for all sports photographers, but if you’re not quite at that stage yet there are still plenty of ways to get involved with the action. Grab your camera and get along to an event
Friday, 18th May 2018
Photographer and Chiswick Camera Centre owner Andy Sands has always had a strong interest in natural history. When he left school in the late 1980s and got a job in a camera shop he purchased his first film SLR and started photographing wildlife. Learn how to photograph a small subject and capture all the detail, as Andy talks through his focus stacking technique…
Wednesday, 25th April 2018
Wildlife photography helps you to connect with nature and is a genre that not only requires patience and planning, but also the right kit. Getting frame-filling images without spooking your subjects is key, so check out these top Olympus features and kit.
Thursday, 19th April 2018
Despite the weather taking an unexpected turn for the better, twenty intrepid photographers shunned the sunshine and gathered instead inside the neon ‘Mecca’ that is Gods Own Junk Yard for a different kind of lighting experience. Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey was the host for this portrait masterclass, with the Olympus team on hand to offer advice and loan out kit to experiment with. Our incredible model for the day was Meg Biffin and together with Gavin’s guidance we managed to create some electrifying shots!
Thursday, 5th April 2018
A basketball game featuring the London Lions and the Plymouth Raiders was always going to be an intense and exciting clash – so who would turn down an invitation for full press courtside access at one of London 2012’s iconic Olympic venues to capture the event? On the night we were joined by 9 keen photographers in the Copper Box Arena for what proved to be a truly fulfilling photographic experience.
Wednesday, 7th February 2018
I have to say, going to prison wasn’t exactly number 1 on my bucket list – but who could possibly turn down an invite to a photography workshop in Gloucester’s very own recently decommissioned prison? So, on a crisp January afternoon I joined 30 other keen photographers in the prison’s Chapel for what promised to be a truly one-of-a-kind experience.
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…