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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    BEHIND THE SHOT WITH ANDY SANDS

    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…

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    5 OF THE BEST FEATURES AND KIT FOR WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

    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.

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    SNAPSHOT: WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH TESNI WARD

    Monday, 16th April 2018

    “Hi, my name’s Tesni and I’m a full-time wildlife photographer! Two years ago, I found myself in a difficult position without a job, so I decided to take a risk and try to become a full-time wildlife photographer; I can honestly say I’ve never looked back!” – Olympus Ambassador Tesni Ward shares her recommended kit and techniques for wildlife photography, and how she prepares.

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    PERSONAL PHOTO PROJECT: MOUNTAIN HARES

    Thursday, 27th April 2017

    BY TESNI WARD

    Having worked with and photographed the Peak District population of mountain hares for some time now, this year I was extremely keen to travel up to Scotland and photograph the hares found in the stunning and expansive Cairngorm National Park. I was eager to see if there were significant differences between the two populations, and also to photograph and observe them in true, winter conditions.

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    WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT IDEAS

    Wednesday, 26th April 2017

    It’s important to accept that wildlife photography in the UK rewards patience. At the risk of making an obvious point: this ain’t Africa, where any guide with a jeep can get you within photographic distance of incredible megafauna. Patience and perseverance are everything, and that means… it’s project time. A good photographic project – wildlife or otherwise – aims to tell a compelling story, so start there.

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    WHERE ARE THE WILD THINGS IN SPRING?

    Sunday, 23rd April 2017

    Wildlife photographers in the UK have a tough beat. Much of our wildlife – when it’s not making itself scarce for winter – is either shy, nocturnal, small or, often, the holy un-photographable trinity. But with winter over, you can start thinking about busting your cameras out again, and although British wildlife might not be keen to do you many favours, there’s still plenty of it about. Here’s how to find wildlife to photograph during the spring months.

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    THE BEST PLACES IN THE UK FOR WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

    Thursday, 20th April 2017

    Throw your plane tickets in the trash and put away your passport: wildlife photographers in the UK have plenty to point their cameras at. Whether you’re looking to shoot fascinating birds, large mammals or even experiment with a spot of dive photography, this sceptre’d isle has something for virtually all wildlife photographers, from weekend warriors to those who love nothing more that popping on a ghillie suit and lying in a bog all week. So treat your telephoto lens to a clean and pack a few spare memory cards and head on our north-to-south wildlife tour of the UK.

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    OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens

    Wednesday, 12th April 2017

    BY LUCY CLARKE

    On 5th April I was lucky enough to be invited to the OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II Experience Day at Kew Gardens, hosted by OLYMPUS Ambassador Marcus Clackson. The sun shining, birds singing and OLYMPUS camera in tow I set off and made my way to Kew.

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    OLYMPUS TOP OF THE SHOTS 2016

    Wednesday, 28th December 2016

    At the end of 2016 we decided to create our own Christmas countdown to find out who took the best shot of the year – and threw open the competition to our followers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to create this year’s Top Of The Shots festive chart! We’ve been posting the images to our Facebook page throughout the run up to Christmas but here, for your enjoyment, is the chart in its entirety – plus our Christmas number one…

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