Friday, 31st March 2017
From very traditional-looking shoots to ultra-hip urban shoots, your style of photography probably has a home in at least one wedding a year. Reportage photography looks natural, which is appealing, and will do a better job – when it’s done well – of reminding the happy couple of the beautiful, spontaneous moments of their day that made all the planning worthwhile. If you think this might suit your personality, here are a few quick-hit tips to set you off down the road.
Monday, 13th March 2017
As you may have noticed, this month we’re all about weddings here at OLYMPUS… but we’re not just thinking about stills – oh no. Modern photographers absolutely have to be able to turn their hand to video, and while classic photography might still rule the roost, being able to shoot a few snips of video to compile into a short, minute-or-so-long package will hugely endear you to your clients. Thinking about jumping in? Our beginners’ guide should start you off nicely.
Friday, 18th November 2016
If there’s one aspect of photography guaranteed to confuse, bamboozle and shame even experienced snappers, it’s lighting. Lighting in photography – and forgive us for stating the obvious – is important. Keep reading for our top tips.
Tuesday, 23rd June 2015
Brand ambassador and distinguished wedding and portrait photographer Robert Pugh recently hosted one of his very popular wedding business workshops, in association with Olympus. This time the venue and location was the stunning Danesfield House Hotel & Spa, in the immensely pretty town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire…
Tuesday, 28th April 2015
Before you start reading this blog, a word of warning: if you didn’t attend mid April’s Snap photo festival which took place on a beautiful 200 acre woodland camp at Fforest Farm in Cardigan, Wales, it’s inevitable you’ll reach the end of this piece with a feeling of crushing disappointment and existential levels of ennui.
Monday, 8th December 2014
In association with Olympus UK, esteemed wedding photographer Rob Pugh recently hosted a wedding photography workshop at the Forbury Hotel, Reading, Invited along were not only photography enthusiasts but also some of Rob’s favoured wedding suppliers in order for the day to play out like an actual wedding as realistically as possible.
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.
Monday, 7th April 2014
The latest Olympus Magazine Experience Day was a Spring Wedding Experience held at the beautiful Madingley Hall and hosted by professional wedding and commercial photographer Adam Duckworth. On 27 March 11 keen attendees, from amateurs to aspiring professionals, were given the ideal opportunity to learn everything about the business and technicalities of wedding photography…