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On every street

On every street

Stephanus MeyerSep 21, 20220
I was born in the small town of Livingstone in Zambia very near the Victoria Falls, at that time it was still British. From there, I moved on to South Africa at the age of four, where I lived until the age of nineteen. I then decided to make a big move and leave for […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – September 2022!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – September 2022!

olympuspassionSep 16, 20220
Hello everyone!The September issue has arrived. This edition features five fantastic and talented photographers and highlights their beautiful imagery, from portraits to landscapes. As always, each piece of work, each photograph, was made with an Olympus camera. It was a pleasure for us to make this truly inspiring number with more than 125 pages.Each month […]
The hidden life of nature

The hidden life of nature

Lívia CzankSep 14, 20220
The camera I use is the PEN-F by Olympus, with the 75mm F1.8 and 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lenses and, since last December, a 60mm F2.8 macro lens. My love for nature isn’t new, but taking photos of nature is something I’ve started during Covid. When all the shops and cafes were closed because of the […]
The new Godox retro camera flashes

The new Godox retro camera flashes

olympuspassionSep 8, 20220
Godox launches a line of retro-inspired camera flashes and takes everyone by surprise Over the last few years, Godox has gained recognition – especially among professionals, by launching a set of quality models, rich in features and priced quite below their most direct competition. Just think of the AD600 Pro and AD 1200 Pro strobes […]
Precious moments

Precious moments

Isolde EhingerSep 7, 20220
My passion for photography began as a necessity. I know, this does not sound very glamorous or impressive, but hear me out. I was not driven by any artistic talent, nor by any professional aspiration. In fact, I just have a very bad memory. If you ask me where I parked the car, I can […]
About a refugee and a camera

About a refugee and a camera

DaniëlAug 30, 20224
Looking at the design of the E-300, you probably have only lovers or haters, not much in between. For its age, the E-300 is quite fast and has excellent build quality.
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A trip to Japan with the OM-D E-M1 MkII: first impressions as a travel camera

A trip to Japan with the OM-D E-M1 MkII: first impressions as a travel camera

Kevin AndersonDec 4, 20170

Introduction As explained in another piece for Olympus Passion, published in the 7th edition of the monthly magazine, I recently took the plunge and semi moved over to using the OM-D system full time. I still use a Canon 5DMkIV for larger commercial work. But for all my sport and…

The Benefits of Traveling Light

The Benefits of Traveling Light

Jay DickmanFeb 11, 20171

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery It was around 1962 when I first stepped foot outside of the US, on a family trip to the Texas/Mexico border including a visit to Laredo. Looking across the Rio Grande River into Nuevo Laredo, I experienced that first…

PEN-F: Unleashing the Beast

PEN-F: Unleashing the Beast

Eduardo MarquezSep 3, 20182

My name is Eduardo Marquez and I live on the sunny island of Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Originally from Argentina, my father and I settled on the island back in 1989 after living in Latin America for the first 15 years of my life. My first contact with photography was…

LENSBABY – A whole creative universe

LENSBABY – A whole creative universe

Alma GonzálezJul 29, 20211

My name is Alma, I am 41 years old, and I live in Asturias, a small and almost abandoned natural paradise in the north of Spain. My history with photography is not the typical one in which a close relative was a great fan who infected me with his love…

Travelling with the Olympus PEN-F

Travelling with the Olympus PEN-F

Julien RomanoMar 3, 20224

Hi, my name is Julien. I am 28 years old and was born and brought up in Lyon, France. Ever since I was a child, I have always had an interest in the various sciences, which led to me taking up mechanical engineering while I attended college. Olympus Pen-F .…

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Photography connects me with the world that I create

Photography connects me with the world that I create

My name is Selina, I am 23 years old and I am currently studying English and American Studies at the University of Vienna. I have a part-time job as a barista in a café and roastery, and besides coffee, my biggest passions are fashion and music. I have been living…

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Premium/ The true face of sport

Premium/ The true face of sport

Davey WilsonSep 15, 2020

Davey Wilson is an award-winning commercial, sports and documentary photographer published in The Rugby Journal, Pro Cycling Magazine, Velo News and online at Cycling Tips and many more. Wilson served as team photographer for the Axel Merckx-helmed Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team and Utah Warriors (Major League Rugby), as well…

Premium/ Panning photography of nature

Premium/ Panning photography of nature

My name is Mikkel Due Andersen. I am 43 years old and an all things nature photographer from Denmark. I live on the amazing rock island of Bornholm, where you can find the most diverse nature in the country with loads of beautiful landscapes. I work as a primary school…

Premium/ Field Notes: Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for MFT

Premium/ Field Notes: Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for MFT

Alex CirtanNov 13, 2020

Alright, here goes: Olympus? Micro four thirds? But there’s no bokeh, blah blah. Some people cannot do math nor compose that’s for sure. But I didn’t even start and already digressed.  Olympus E-M5 MK III . Sigma 56mmF1.4 @56mm . f/1.8 . 1/3200″ . ISO 200 MFT is new for…

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Pietà

Pietà

Hugo PinhoAug 27, 2020

Summer holidays are over, and I need to get into “work mode”. For that, nothing better than a weekend in the region of Lousã, in Portugal. A mountainous area, with…

Walking and photographing

Walking and photographing

Maurício ReisSep 27, 2020

Walking is not only good for your health, it allows us to think about things, or nothing, listen to music, listen to nature and, why not, also be an opportunity…

An old soul

An old soul

Milan DegraeveJun 12, 2020

Milan Degraeve loves everything that is old, all the vintage stuff, because he can sense the amount of work that went into making these products with the few resources they…

Prague: The city of thousands of spires

Prague: The city of thousands of spires

Martin PavingerJul 19, 2020

Living in Prague for 25 years, Martin Pavinger knows the city as the back of his hands, therefore, over this time he had the opportunity to discover the best spots…

Shoot locally and be creative!

Shoot locally and be creative!

Kevin HugoJun 7, 20224

My name is Kevin Hugo and I live in a small town in the Wiltshire countryside in the UK. I started taking photographs when I was given my first camera as a child. This was a simple Hanimex 35mm point and shoot which I enjoyed using to fill albums with…

Portrait Passion with the E-M1 Mark II by Olympus Visionary Tracie Maglosky

Portrait Passion with the E-M1 Mark II by Olympus Visionary Tracie Maglosky

Tracie MagloskyJun 13, 20191

(This interview was originally published in issue #1 of the Olympus Passion magazine which you can download HERE.) Hi Tracie! Thank you for this opportunity. We’re happy to have you here for this interview. Could you start with an introduction to our readers? My name is Tracie Maglosky and I…

Dog’s life through a lens

Dog’s life through a lens

Nina KalkkinenDec 15, 20201

My name is Nina Kalkkinen. I am 31 years old and after having lived almost half of my life in Spain, I now live in my home country Finland, where I work part-time as a Finnish-Spanish translator while trying to build a small business as a fiber artist.My life pretty…

Exploring Light – My search for the perfect lightweight adventure camera

Exploring Light – My search for the perfect lightweight adventure camera

Matt GirvanMar 22, 20221

Everything in life involves compromise. Photography – particularly photography equipment – is no exception. We’re constantly making trade-offs – the versatility of a zoom lens against the depth of field of a prime. The low light performance of a full-frame sensor against the compactness of a smaller system. It’s a…

Lofoten: The Untamed Islands

Lofoten: The Untamed Islands

Henk GoossensAug 29, 20170

Biography About 35 years ago, I bought my first camera, a Minolta X700, and started photographing. After lots of experimenting in those early years, the results improved. A meeting with an advertiser changed my life forever; he ‘discovered’ my work and I grew into the role of a professional photographer.…

London Notes with Olympus E-M5 and Fuji X30

London Notes with Olympus E-M5 and Fuji X30

Matteo CeschiFeb 20, 20182

London, late January 2018 Rainy days in London; sometimes the rain turns into snow. I’m in town with my wife: she has some academic business with English colleagues. Lunches, aperitifs and dinners are my only meeting points during these days. All the rest of the time, I’m goofing around with…

Lofoten: The Untamed Islands

Lofoten: The Untamed Islands

Henk GoossensAug 29, 2017

Biography About 35 years ago, I bought my first camera, a Minolta X700, and started photographing. After lots of experimenting in those early years, the results improved. A meeting with…

A journey among spiders with Olympus

A journey among spiders with Olympus

Enrico SimeonMay 24, 2022

Hi, my name is Enrico, I am 33 years old, and I live in a small town on the outskirts of Udine, in Friuli Venezia Giulia, in the northeast of…

Events and wedding photography with Olympus

Events and wedding photography with Olympus

Ugo BaldassarreMar 10, 2018

I believe for any professional photographer his equipment is just like an item of clothing: it has to fit and be comfortable. Also, it must support one’s personality and be…

The Haute Route: A cinematic journey through the Swiss Alps – Full-Length Travel Film 4K

The Haute Route: A cinematic journey through the Swiss Alps – Full-Length Travel Film 4K

Brandon NeubertJun 26, 2020

It is at this point that I am presented with the daunting task of summarizing an entire trip within a single blog post. How does a person begin to describe…

Trust is everything

Trust is everything

Hello everyone, my name is Fernando, I’m 48 years old and I’m from Amarante, a small but beautiful city in the North of Portugal. I work in the city of…

Mono no Aware

Mono no Aware

Mikaël ThomasNov 29, 2019

Hello, my name is Mikaël Thomas, I am 45 years old and French by birth, Breton to be exact, I live with my Italian companion Andrea whom I knew 20…

Happy light

Happy light

Mia BattagliaMay 18, 2021

Come with us! It all started when a friend asked me to join a group of trail runners that were having a hut-to-hut vacation week in the Dolomites. Being an…

Premium/ Panning photography of nature

Premium/ Panning photography of nature

My name is Mikkel Due Andersen. I am 43 years old and an all things nature photographer from Denmark. I live on the amazing rock island of Bornholm, where you…

The Print, The Frame

The Print, The Frame

Ian GregoryFeb 3, 2021

My name is Ian Gregory from Belper, a town in Derbyshire, England just south of The Peak District. I am now retired from my working career mostly in engineering on…

Straight talk about the State of Photography

Straight talk about the State of Photography

Joe EdelmanDec 19, 2019

Many thanks Joe for this opportunity! It is with immense pleasure that we interview you today. For the (few) who still do not know you, could you start by introducing…

The art of capturing speed

The art of capturing speed

Nick WilsonSep 6, 2020

My name is Nick Wilson, I am a 36-year-old husband, Father, and freelance photographer. I am lucky enough to call Mesa, Arizona my home. I have a very wide scope…

Olympus E-M1X – My Impressions

Olympus E-M1X – My Impressions

Petr BambousekFeb 14, 2019

As a nature photographer and an enthusiastic user of an Olympus camera, I welcomed with high expectations Olympus’ announcement of a new flagship camera E-M1X that would surpass their current…

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