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Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – August 2022!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – August 2022!

olympuspassionAug 10, 20220
Hello everyone!The August 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 145 pages.Each month […]
The allure of South East Asia 

The allure of South East Asia 

Jacob Vincent BallJul 27, 20220
Jacob Vincent Ball is an extraordinary Australian travel photographer who, this time, shared with us his adventures in South East Asia. The camera always goes with him no matter how harsh the weather is. To the surprise of many, it is still the original Olympus OM-D E-M5, with thousands of shutter actuations and obvious signs of use!
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – July 2022!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – July 2022!

olympuspassionJul 15, 20220
Hello everyone!The July issue has arrived. This edition features six 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 185 pages.Each month […]
Meghan McCabe – Olympus Ambassador from South Africa

Meghan McCabe – Olympus Ambassador from South Africa

Meghan McCabeJul 13, 20220
Hello Meghan, thank you so much for all your availability for this interview! Would you like to start by introducing yourself to our readers?Hellooo all my name is Meghan McCabe and I am a full-time photographer and videographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I initally specialized in Motorsport and absolutely loved the adrenaline that came […]
Sometimes, less is more

Sometimes, less is more

Imanol RioJul 5, 20220
Hola! This is Imanol (@rionaiz on Instagram), a more or less normal guy born in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain) who left his homeland several years ago to take a new professional path in the beautiful city of Munich. I take care of an outdoor-clothing brand’s financials for a living, and in my spare time, I […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – June 2022!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – June 2022!

olympuspassionJun 21, 20220
Hello everyone!The June 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 115 pages.Each month […]
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Apple Mac Mini M1 for photographers – A compact but powerful workstation

Apple Mac Mini M1 for photographers – A compact but powerful workstation

Rikard LandbergApr 26, 20210

Hello! My name is Rikard Landberg (@landberg on Instagram), and I mostly shoot documentary projects. During the pandemic, most of my projects are on hold and instead, I have been photographing my family. I use an E-M1 MarkII with two lenses, 12mm f/2 and 17mm f/1.8. Enough about cameras. Now…

5 Reasons Why the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a Great Travel Camera

5 Reasons Why the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a Great Travel Camera

Hamish StubbsApr 12, 20190

Recently, I have been lucky enough to get my hands on the Olympus flagship camera, the OM-D E-M1 MK II to take along with me on my latest trips. First of which was to New Zealand, followed by 3 weeks exploring Italy, Ireland and Croatia. While I normally shoot a…

From Fuji X to the Olympus Pen-F

From Fuji X to the Olympus Pen-F

Daniel StockerJul 7, 20170

Since 2011 I have been using Fujifilm X cameras exclusively. Starting with the first and original Fuji X100, the X-Pro1 with the XF 35 1.4 to the X-E1 and the X-T1, X-Pro2 both with the awesome XF 16-55 2.8 I think I have used nearly every native Fujinon X…

The Olympus E-M1 as an adventure camera

The Olympus E-M1 as an adventure camera

James SpencerNov 13, 20181

Olympus have long been known as producers of sturdy cameras, that is cameras that can take a bit of a beating and won’t break a sweat in the process. That has certainly been my experience with the flagship Olympus E-M1 over the past few months. Previously I had shot with…

London photo walk with Olympus OMD E-M10 III

London photo walk with Olympus OMD E-M10 III

Prabowo AjiJan 14, 20210

I’m an enthusiast photographer who has been living in London since January 2020. Pursuing a better career and experience in a broadcast industry as a Motion Designer has made me passionate about images, lights and how to deal with colour and compositions. I started photography about seven years ago. My…

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Premium/ Easy steps for the Orton effect in your landscapes images

Premium/ Easy steps for the Orton effect in your landscapes images

olympuspassionMar 1, 2021

In 1980, Michael Orton developed one of the most popular post-processing techniques widely used by many landscape photographers today. Although the technique has evolved since it first appeared, the basic concept remains the same: applying a dreamy glow to an image. Michael Orton’s initial idea was to imitate watercolour paintings.…

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…

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Premium/ How to improve the battery performance of your Olympus camera

Maurício ReisMay 6, 2020

When I switched from Canon DSLRs to a mirrorless system, the last thing I thought about was the battery life. I had more to think about, like file quality, construction, lenses, weight, features… After starting to use mirrorless equipment, I noticed some difference in battery life to what I was…

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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…

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…

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…

Carrying the Olympic Torch Everywhere I Go

Carrying the Olympic Torch Everywhere I Go

Robert BaynosaDec 24, 20183

Travel and nature has been my great passion. So, I got into diving during my mid 20’s and started venturing into underwater photography and videography during the mid 2000’s. This is where I first got introduced to the Panasonic Lumix ZS3, which took average pictures but great video. However, by…

This week’s best on Instagram

This week’s best on Instagram

olympuspassionOct 29, 20210

Hi, how is everyone? You don’t stop surprising us on Instagram with the quantity and quality of photos shared with the @olympuspassion tag. From among all the photographs, we have chosen a small selection for you. A great weekend for everyone! Keluarga Geonusantara – @oedhie Lauri Majamaa – @lauri_majamaaOlympus E-M5…

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…

Assumptions, Photography and the Micro Four-Thirds System

Assumptions, Photography and the Micro Four-Thirds System

Bradley HansonJun 19, 202018

About three years ago, renowned wedding photographer Bradley Hanson wrote this magnificent piece on assumptions and misconceptions in Photography, to be published in the very first edition of our monthly magazine. Since that time, much has changed in the Photography industry, new technological advances have been introduced, and several new…

Interview with the Olympus Visionary Diego Garín

Interview with the Olympus Visionary Diego Garín

Diego GarínMar 5, 20171

Hello Diego! Thank you for your time. Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and how did you start into Photography? I was always interested in photography, but it was not until the digital era that I had my first compact 2MPX camera, after that I had also…

Roaming the city at night

Roaming the city at night

Andreas LeversMar 25, 20190

Andreas, it’s a pleasure to have you here in the Olympus Passion project. Could you tell a little about yourself, your childhood, where you live and how you started in the craft of photography? I grew up in a rural area in Germany and always wanted to work in visual…

Dreaming with eyes open, an ode to multiple exposures

Dreaming with eyes open, an ode to multiple exposures

Chris CorradinoJul 19, 2021

As a busy Dad of two young boys, life gets hectic quite often. I still do plenty of photography, but gone are the long days spent in a blind waiting…

Professional Wedding Photography using the Olympus E-M1

Professional Wedding Photography using the Olympus E-M1

Andy RapkinsMar 13, 2017

I’ve been using mirrorless or ‘Compact System’ cameras (CSCs) in a professional capacity for 2 years, as a supplement to my main working rig of dual SLRs with a set…

Portrait Photography with the Olympus E-M1

Portrait Photography with the Olympus E-M1

Daniele RipaJan 18, 2019

Hi, my name is Daniele Ripa, but most of my friends call me Dani or Daniè; I’m an italian amateur photographer living in a little town in center of Italy,…

My way of portrait photography

My way of portrait photography

Mieszko MajewskiDec 8, 2021

Hello, my name is Mieszko (@mieszkomieszko on Instagram) – born in 1987 and currently living in Warsaw, Poland. I work as a specialist for a big corporation and, of course,…

My ‘Olympus – feeling’

My ‘Olympus – feeling’

Hi Everyone, let me introduce myself:My name is Szilveszter Nemeth. I am from Hungary. I am working as an SAP specialist. I wanted to challenge myself professionally so I moved…

Dark Waters – Good Vibrations

Dark Waters – Good Vibrations

Jamie MacDonaldAug 9, 2018

On a recent trip to California I had the opportunity to shoot at Huntington Beach for an evening and came away from that time with a series of images that…

There aren’t two Mona Lisas

There aren’t two Mona Lisas

Jorge HurtadoApr 21, 2022

Hello wonderful readers!First and foremost, I’d like to say that it is an honor to have been asked by the amazing folks of Olympus Passion to contribute to the magazine,…

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…

Lives captured in parts of a second

Lives captured in parts of a second

Cliff HarveyApr 5, 2021

My name is Cliff Harvey. I’m a 77 year old American expat, living in England. My first ‘proper’ camera was a Pentax Spotmatic with the standard 50mm lens. I bought…

The Olympus E-M1X was officially announced

The Olympus E-M1X was officially announced

olympuspassionJan 24, 2019

The long-awaited E-M1X has been officially announced! Many of the specs had already been leaked, but it is worth reviewing them here: 4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor Dual…

Nikolaos L. Zagas – Award Winner Sports Photographer

Nikolaos L. Zagas – Award Winner Sports Photographer

Nikolaos L. ZagasAug 30, 2019

Hi Nikos! Could you start by introducing yourself to the readers? I was born and raised on one of the most beautiful Greek islands, Corfu. From an early age I…

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…

GRAIN Magazine Stories

The beauty of Expired

The beauty of Expired

The beauty of Expired Welcome to all of you who have taken the time to read this article. I’m Rick Davy, a documentative/reportage film photographer based in the southwest of…

A Grainy World

A Grainy World

A grainy world Hi everybody, my name is Kathy. I’m 43 years old. I live in France, in Nice. After years of cinema’s studying, I got experience in it and…

My journey from digital to film

My journey from digital to film

My journey from digital to film My name is Lukas Binder, most of my photography community knows me under @mindluuuk on Instagram and I am an amateur photographer from Vienna,…

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