Come and explore the world of Olympus cameras.

Meet the team and get hands-on with all the latest award-winning OM-D & PEN system cameras and M.Zuiko lenses, including the stunning new OM-D E-M1X. We’re also offering Olympus photographers our extremely popular ‘Check & Clean’ service on the stand, free of charge. Please check-in early to avoid disappointment.

You can hear from Olympus Visionaries and Ambassadors who will be hosting a series of free informal ’Audience with’ sessions on the stand – click here to see the schedule.

Many will also be shooting live and speaking on the Show Stages – just click here to find out more.

Come and explore the world of Olympus cameras.

Meet the team and get hands-on with all the latest award-winning OM-D & PEN system cameras and M.Zuiko lenses, including the stunning new OM-D E-M1X. We’re also offering Olympus photographers our extremely popular ‘Check & Clean’ service on the stand, free of charge. Please check-in early to avoid disappointment.

You can hear from Olympus Visionaries and Ambassadors who will be hosting a series of free informal ’Audience with’ sessions on the stand – watch this space for more details to come.

Many will also be shooting live and speaking on the Show Stages – just scroll down to find out more.

25% OFF Day Tickets

with the code OLYMTPS19

We’re delighted to be able to offer you 25% OFF advance single day tickets, when you book before Thurs 14th March. Simply use the code OLYMTPS19 when booking to receive the discount.

FREE Tickets for Professionals

Are you a professional within the image-creating industry? If so, good news! You may be entitled to free entry to the show. Click the button below and fill out the form to apply for your trade ticket. Please note that all trade registrations are verified and must fulfil specific criteria.

Celebrate with us!

100 Years of Olympus

Psst…Have you heard? 2019 marks 100 years of Olympus and we want YOU to help us celebrate this amazing milestone!

While we won’t be receiving a telegram from the Queen, we’re still planning on having a right royal knees-up! There’ll be fine food, delicious drinks, and cool company all at a TOP SECRET location somewhere in Birmingham.

The birthday party like no other starts on Monday 18th March at 6pm. To be in with a chance of winning two tickets, simply click the button below and fill out the form.

Show Stages

See below for details of when our Visionaries and Ambassadors are presenting and shooting live on various TPS Show Stages.
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Tesni Ward

Baby Steps – Getting Into Wildlife Filmmaking
In Motion, Sat 16th March, 14.00 – 14.40

Join Tesni Ward as she shares an honest perspective on the challenges of trying to branch out into video.

Filmmaking can be a minefield if you’re new to it: In this talk you will hear about the first year of a wildlife photographer trying to start out into this challenging field. Plus, discover why you don’t always need a plethora of equipment to capture beautiful crisp video.

Passion
The Great Outdoors, Sun 17th March, 13:30-14:00

Tesni will talk about why it’s so important to work with the species of wildlife you connect with, regardless of how ‘common’ they are or how they are perceived by others. She’ll show you her own work and the wildlife that she is inspired by.

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Gavin Hoey

Small is Beautiful
Wedding & Portrait, Sat 16th March, 14:00-14:30

Travelling light, working in tight spaces and having a limited budget are just three reasons that sometimes small gear is the best gear. In this fast-paced portrait demo Gavin Hoey will take you through the techniques he uses to get big results from small kit. From small flashes to lightweight cameras and lenses you’ll see some amazing portrait ideas in this live photoshoot.

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Jessica Milberg

In a Sea of Rich Tea, be a Ginger Nut: How to Find Inspiration Outside the Wedding Industry to Make your Work Unique
Wedding & Portrait, Sun 17th March, 13:00-13:30

Join Jessica Milberg as she discusses and explores how outside influences can inspire your photography.

Discover which outside influences Jessica uses to inform her work, and how you can incorporate them in your practice to create stand-out images.

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John Nassari

Improve the Quality of the Jobs You Get
Pro Conference, Mon 18th March, 11.40-12.10

Every photographer wants better quality jobs, don’t they?
Join John Nassari to learn how best to show what you can offer.

John will be sharing advice on building your portfolio to reflect the work you want, and making and working contacts.

Getting Three Looks in a 10-Minute Male Portrait Session
Wedding & Portrait, Tue 19th March, 13:00-13:30

In this live portrait session with a male model, John Nassari will demonstrate how, by changing and mixing lights, one can get different looks very quickly.

Join him to discover how switching between flash, tungsten and a combination of the two, achieves different effects.

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Damian McGillicuddy

Supercharge your Social Business
Wedding & Portrait, Mon 18th March, 13.00-13.30

Social photography (dealing direct with the consumer) is still one of the best ways to make money with your camera. The problem is everybody seems to know that, so what do we do about it?

A portrait studio owner for 33 years, Damian will be openly sharing his business and lighting tips and tricks to put you ahead of your competition!

Got a question? Want to know how to build your business? Damian will do his best to help you build your social business with a creative look at product, experience, sales and business practice.

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Steve Gosling

A Beautiful Silence
The Great Outdoors, Mon 18th March, 13:30-14:00

Steve reflects on his incredible journey to South Georgia and Antartica; the amazing landscapes and the experience of shooting wildlife close up.

This session tells a photographic story of the trip; the challenges, the equipment considerations, the joys, frustrations and rewards of a journey of a lifetime.

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Peter Dench

He Shoots, He Scores
Behind the Lens, Mon 18th March, 15:00-15:40

Peter Dench, Olympus Visionary and documentary photographer, will talk about the pleasures and perils of photographing football fans in Russia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup and on the World’s longest train journey (the Trans-Siberian) and how he overcame the sometimes hostile challenges.

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Charlie Waite

Behind the Photograph
The Great Outdoors, Mon 18th March, 15.30 – 16.00

Join Charlie Waite as he reveals the thought processes and the techniques behind a selection of his images, binding them into stories and sharing the anxieties and the joys which accompany their creation.

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Jay Dickman

The importance of visual narrative in our lives
Pro Conference, Tue 19th March, 10.00-10.30

How does still photography complement the way we process, think, and recall?

Using a template of visual narrative to improve your photographic story-telling, this session covers the importance of creating a connectivity of images in that narrative.

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Ian Berry

Creating a Photographic Story
Pro Conference, Tue 19th March, 11.40-12.10

Join Magnum photojournalist Ian Berry as he takes you through the process of finding a subject you care about, and the elements that make a story work.

Ian will also be discussing how you can use editing to strengthen a narrative.

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Martina Govindraj

Visual Storytelling on Instagram – Improve your Travel and Street Photography
Social Stage, Tue 19th March, 14.30 – 15.00

Find out how to stand out and be noticed on social media in this talk from Martina Govindraj (aka @yeszebra). Martina will be sharing tips & techniques to improve your photography on-the-go and giving advice on how to establish your style.

'An Audience With...'

On the Olympus Stand

Our Visionaries and Ambassadors are hosting ‘Audience With’ sessions on our stand every day at the Photography Show, why not come along and meet them? All ‘Audience with’ sessions are free and last for 30 minutes with a 10 minute Q&A.

Saturday 16th March

11.00 – Tesni Ward
The Highly Challenging World of Wildlife Photography
With so many factors out of your control and subjects that rarely behave – many weeks can pass without results. Tesni will talk about some of those trials and tribulations and ways to overcome them, along with her first-hand experience and thoughts on the new E-M1X.

12.00 – David Smith
Absolute Confidence: OM-D E-M1X
David Smith from Olympus UK talks about the newest member in the line-up; the E-M1X. He’ll give an overview of the unique features of the camera and answer your questions. Not to be missed!

13.15 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

14.30 – Peter Dench
He Shoots. He Scores.
Peter will talk about the pleasures and perils of photographing football fans in Russia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup and on the World’s longest train journey, the Trans-Siberian, and how he overcame the sometimes hostile challenges.

15.45 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

Sunday 17th March

11.00 – Tesni Ward
The Highly Challenging World of Wildlife Photography
With so many factors out of your control and subjects that rarely behave – many weeks can pass without results. Tesni will talk about some of those trials and tribulations and ways to overcome them, along with her first-hand experience and thoughts on the new E-M1X.

12.00 – Jay Dickman
The power of visual narrative in photography: telling your story
Jay will discuss how to use the components of visual narrative to empower your photographic story-telling process. As visual creatures, we think in terms of the frozen moment, and by building a more powerful narrative, you will engage your viewers more effectively.

13.15 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

14.30 – David Smith
Absolute Confidence: OM-D E-M1X
David Smith from Olympus UK talks about the newest member in the line-up; the E-M1X. He’ll give an overview of the unique features of the camera and answer your questions. Not to be missed!

15.45 – Jay Dickman
The power of visual narrative in photography: telling your story
Jay will discuss how to use the components of visual narrative to empower your photographic story-telling process. As visual creatures, we think in terms of the frozen moment, and by building a more powerful narrative, you will engage your viewers more effectively.

Monday 18th March

11.00 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

12.00 – Jay Dickman
The power of visual narrative in photography: telling your story
Jay will discuss how to use the components of visual narrative to empower your photographic story-telling process. As visual creatures, we think in terms of the frozen moment, and by building a more powerful narrative, you will engage your viewers more effectively.

13.15 – David Smith
Absolute Confidence: OM-D E-M1X
David Smith from Olympus UK talks about the newest member in the line-up; the E-M1X. He’ll give an overview of the unique features of the camera and answer your questions. Not to be missed!

14.30 – Jay Dickman
The power of visual narrative in photography: telling your story
Jay will discuss how to use the components of visual narrative to empower your photographic story-telling process. As visual creatures, we think in terms of the frozen moment, and by building a more powerful narrative, you will engage your viewers more effectively.

15.45 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

Tuesday 19th March

11.00 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.

12.00 – David Smith
Absolute Confidence: OM-D E-M1X
David Smith from Olympus UK talks about the newest member in the line-up; the E-M1X. He’ll give an overview of the unique features of the camera and answer your questions. Not to be missed!

13.15 – Tesni Ward
The Highly Challenging World of Wildlife Photography
With so many factors out of your control and subjects that rarely behave – many weeks can pass without results. Tesni will talk about some of those trials and tribulations and ways to overcome them, along with her first-hand experience and thoughts on the new E-M1X.

14.30 – Jay Dickman
The power of visual narrative in photography: telling your story
Jay will discuss how to use the components of visual narrative to empower your photographic story-telling process. As visual creatures, we think in terms of the frozen moment, and by building a more powerful narrative, you will engage your viewers more effectively.

15.45 – Fernando Marmolejo
Action is my passion
From enthusiast to professional – how to understand action sports. Fernando will share how he works and the history behind his amazing shots.