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Olympus into Art

Olympus into Art

Brad HedgmanApr 15, 20240
Hi everyone, my name is Brad Hedgman, an enthusiastic amateur photographer from Australia, and enthusiastic Olympus user. Maybe some of you read my feature in Olympus Passion magazine, Issue #37 back in June 2020. I was very honoured to appear in my favourite photography magazine. The variety of incredible photography and stories by excellent photographers […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – April 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – April 2024!

olympuspassionApr 8, 20240
Hello everyone!The April issue has arrived. This edition features 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.Each month we realize that Olympus cameras are, in fact, the best tools for every kind of work for this […]
My Passion for the great outdoors

My Passion for the great outdoors

Chris ScaldwellMar 21, 20241
I was privileged when asked by Hugo to write a small article about my use of Olympus camera equipment and also must start by praising the work Hugo and his colleagues do in raising the awareness of the beautiful subject of photography in which we all share the joy of… My name is Chris Scaldwell, […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – March 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – March 2024!

olympuspassionMar 19, 20240
Hello everyone!The March issue has arrived. This edition features 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.Each month we realize that Olympus cameras are, in fact, the best tools for every kind of work for this […]
How I capture life

How I capture life

David John TurnbullMar 14, 20240
It was a dreary day in Toronto — but only outside. There were some really nice emotions going on inside this restaurant in our Chinatown district. Inspired by Walker Evans, I decided to capture it. The camera wasn’t really noticeable (just hanging low from around my neck), and I decided to keep it that way. […]
Premium/ Behind the Lens: Olympus PEN E-PL8 Photo Adventures (VIDEO)

Premium/ Behind the Lens: Olympus PEN E-PL8 Photo Adventures (VIDEO)

olympuspassionMar 1, 20243
In this photography journey, Hugo Pinho embarks on an unconventional choice. Venturing to the serene banks of the Mondego River in Portugal, he deliberately left behind the PEN-F, the OM-D, and his array of lenses. Instead, he embraced the unexpected companion – the Olympus PEN E-PL8, a compact 16-megapixel mirrorless camera introduced in 2016.   […]
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Live Composite with the Olympus OM-D cameras

Live Composite with the Olympus OM-D cameras

Peter ForsgårdApr 8, 20174

Live Composite is one of the most exciting features in Olympus OM-D cameras. It makes long exposure photography much easier. In Live Composite mode the camera shoots a series of images continuously using the same exposure time. All the images are combined together into a single composite, in camera. The…

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…

The evolution of my photo-reporting style: from compact cameras to Olympus 9mm lens cap fisheye

The evolution of my photo-reporting style: from compact cameras to Olympus 9mm lens cap fisheye

Matteo CeschiMay 22, 20183

OK, let me tell something about my first experience as photojournalist and my deep love for compact cameras and compact system cameras before starting to review the amazing and cheap Olympus 9mm f8.0 fisheye lens cap. In March 2006, in Paris, I could match in a single experience my professional…

Lightroom, Capture One and Olympus

Lightroom, Capture One and Olympus

Jason ProtheroeMay 30, 201711

I’ve had some concerns about the sharpness of the images from the Olympus. I felt there was a touch too much noise, adding an ever so slight but very annoying blur to the images. Although every other aspect of the camera is great, I was starting to doubt whether the…

Using FD Lenses on my Olympus E-M10 MK II

Using FD Lenses on my Olympus E-M10 MK II

Larry FerrierFeb 12, 20180

After buying my Olympus E-M10 MK II, I knew I wanted to also get an adaptor to be able to use my Canon FD film lenses on this camera and after having done so, can say it’s been fantastic and has enabled me to make great use of features such…

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Premium/ The “1917”

Premium/ The “1917”

Lauri MajamaaMar 16, 2021

Hi guys, I am honored to be asked to write about our photo essay called “1917”.I got the idea for the photoshoot from the model, Rosa, who got her father’s old uniform. She asked me if I would be interested to do a photoshoot with her, and if we could…

Premium/ M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 PRO – My First Impressions

Premium/ M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 PRO – My First Impressions

Phil NortonOct 21, 2021

When the new 8-25mm f4 PRO lens arrived from Olympus, I was intrigued how it would compare to the amazing 7-14mm f2.8 PRO lens, and why they would release a lens that is very similar albeit slower. Read on for my first impressions… I have been using the 7-14mm PRO…

Premium/ Atmosphere and Mood – A step-by-step tutorial for your post-processing

Premium/ Atmosphere and Mood – A step-by-step tutorial for your post-processing

Anna SkrivankovaJan 19, 2022

IntroductionI am honored to once again contribute my work, and this time a little insight into the whole process from the very RAW beginning to the final photo going out into the world. I’m Anna, a recreational photographer who strives to capture the everyday moments, mostly coffee, people and their…

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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…

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…

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…

In the Studio

In the Studio

Joe SevitaMar 3, 20201

I’m Joe Sevita, a native New Yorker, and now an amateur studio photographer specializing in fashion, beauty and portraits. I shoot using Olympus. When I started, there was no plan, I had no background in photography, I was inspired by a free studio lighting seminar I took at Adorama while…

Yellowstone – Winter 2018 with Olympus gear

Yellowstone – Winter 2018 with Olympus gear

Robert PanickMar 27, 20183

Introduction One of my bucket list items has always been to shoot Yellowstone in winter. I’m not sure if it’s the thought of seeing the park without the hordes of people or those amazing winter shots you see. But in any case I’ve wanted to shoot it in winter for…

The journey of a lifetime

The journey of a lifetime

Cathy SwainJun 27, 20230

My husband, Bill & I dreamed of a camping getaway at Ojibway Provincial Park, but multiple events transpired that could have ruined it. Instead, the kindness of strangers transformed a potential disaster into an extraordinary experience of a lifetime. Here’s how it happened. Olympus E-M5 MK II . Olympus M.Zuiko…

Photography – a Growing Passion

Photography – a Growing Passion

Christopher WrightApr 29, 20190

I’ve lived most of my life in Australia, and growing up on Sydney Harbour my early interest in photography grew out of a desire to capture the beauty of the ocean and beaches on which I spent so much time. Back in my younger days I used a Canon SLR…

In between realities: Africa from the perspective of an aid-worker

In between realities: Africa from the perspective of an aid-worker

Anthony JouannicMay 3, 20190

I have just arrived home from the Democratic Republic of Congo where I spent 6 months with Médecins sans Frontières, also known in other parts of the world as Doctors without Borders. We set up a project in the heart of Kasai, bordering Angola, on the west coast of Africa.…

Pahiyas – A Festival of Fruit and Fanfare, with the E-M5II and the Laowa 7.5mm f/2.0

Pahiyas – A Festival of Fruit and Fanfare, with the E-M5II and the Laowa 7.5mm f/2.0

Robert BaynosaApr 18, 20190

Lucban Lucban is a small town in the province of Quezon, a large province in the island nation of the Philippines. Legend has it that a diwata, a powerful nature spirit, settled on the foothills of the enchanted mountain, Banahaw, and her presence made nature’s bounty flourish – with lush…

About People

About People

Çetin AlkiliçJul 2, 2021

Hi everyone, my name is Çetin. I was born in a small town called Kars, located just near the eastern border of Turkey. However, I spent most of my life…

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…

My Year with Olympus Cameras

My Year with Olympus Cameras

Sean O’RiordanJan 10, 2019

In February 2018, I sold my Nikon D750, Nikon lenses and bought an Olympus OMD E-M10 Mk III. I soon after wrote a review of this camera discussing my experiences…

My respect for Olympus

My respect for Olympus

Paul SmithSep 24, 2018

A decision several years ago to embark on getting more serious about still photography found me holding out my hand and having the beautiful E-M5 (the original) placed firmly in…

Never leave your camera at home | Vevuse

Never leave your camera at home | Vevuse

VeronikaAug 12, 2022

My name is Veronika, known under the pseudonym Vevuse on Instagram. I was born 27 years ago in the Czech Republic, famous for its beautiful & historical city Prague. When…

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…

The mixed bag of photography

The mixed bag of photography

Hi everybody, I’m honored to write a little bit about myself and my photography!So, let’s begin, I’m Stefan van den Akker, I’m 36 years old, I work as an ecologist…

A Story of Light and Contrast

A Story of Light and Contrast

My name is Henrique. I was born in Portugal, Lisbon, where I live. I’m 65 years old, and the awakening of my taste for photography comes from a very young…

Everyday Magic

Everyday Magic

Alice MarietteAug 18, 2021

Preface:If we think about the photo albums at our parents’ house and what they felt important to record for future memory, we certainly won’t find epic photos of distant places…

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 OM-D E-M1X – 2 years later

Olympus OM-D E-M1X – 2 years later

Ugo BaldassarreJul 16, 2021

The OM-D E-M1X has recently blown out the second candle. Launched on the world market in February 2019, the Olympus super flagship was the most ambitious camera ever made by…

Miniature Subjects, Maximum Impact

Miniature Subjects, Maximum Impact

Laura HicksFeb 28, 2019

Hello! My name is Laura Hicks. I am an Olympus Visionary with Olympus North America. I am a portrait and wedding photographer and have owned my own photography business in…

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ROOM 144

ROOM 144 There is a place facing the sea, as simple as it is decadent, that invites you to let yourself go. Sometimes it is not the place, sometimes it…

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