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

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

olympuspassionMar 1, 20240
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.   […]
Tatra Mountains, my quiet haven

Tatra Mountains, my quiet haven

Hi, my name is Przemek, I am 35 years old, and I come from the beautiful historical region of Jaworzno, a city located in southern Poland on the Silesian-Krakow Upland in the Silesian Voivodeship. I am an occupational health and safety engineer by education, but my current professional work has little to do with my […]
I travel to get to know the world in its different facets!

I travel to get to know the world in its different facets!

Mirjam RadkeFeb 19, 20241
My name is Mirjam Radke, I am 39 years old and work as a project manager for a well-known project developer and builder in Munich. My passions besides photography are travelling, hiking in the Alps and diving. I report on my experiences in a travel blog. When I was a child, I travelled with my […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine -February 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine -February 2024!

olympuspassionFeb 9, 20240
Hello everyone!The February 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 […]
Capturing cultures with OLYMPUS

Capturing cultures with OLYMPUS

Jacob Vincent BallJan 30, 20240
In my travels, I’ve primarily explored regions within Southeast Asia, as detailed in my previous article for Olympus Passion. I’ve also ventured into South Asia, including India, Nepal and Pakistan, as well as parts of North America and the Pacific. Throughout these countries, which are vastly different from one to the next, I’ve slowly understood, […]
Printed magazine – Issue 8

Printed magazine – Issue 8

olympuspassionJan 26, 20240
In an era dominated by virtual landscapes and rapid technological advancements, the printed magazine stands as a tangible sanctuary for photography enthusiasts. The weight of the paper, the scent of ink, and the crispness of the images on the pages create an immersive experience that transcends the mere act of seeing. It’s a ritual – […]
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Professional Wedding Photography using the Olympus E-M1

Professional Wedding Photography using the Olympus E-M1

Andy RapkinsMar 13, 20170

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 of fast primes. Starting with the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and then the Fuji X100S, I used them at a variety of…

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…

The new Godox retro camera flashes

The new Godox retro camera flashes

olympuspassionSep 8, 20221

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…

Olympus Pen Camera Accessories

Olympus Pen Camera Accessories

Debs StubbingtonNov 16, 20170

My Olympus Pen camera review is one of my most popular posts on my blog and you’ve all really enjoyed reading my thoughts one year on. It’s the only camera I use day to day and along with my 45mm and 17mm lens it’s the only kit I carry. Another…

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 Lens At The Concert

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 Lens At The Concert

Matteo CeschiJun 19, 20185

Honestly I decided to buy my Olympus ZUIKO 17mm f2.8 after reading Eric Kim’s review of Olympus E-P2 on The Phoblographer. Kim’s first impressions – E-P2 + 17mm f2.8, one of the best “street combo” I ever tested in my professional photographic life – for me was enough to look…

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Premium/ It’s the Little Things

Premium/ It’s the Little Things

Chris McGinnisAug 14, 2020

Arthropods comprise 80% of Earth’s fauna. An estimated one million species of insects, arachnids, myriapods, and crustaceans make up this category. They’re everywhere, yet they’re often overlooked. Through my photography, I highlight the beauty, intricacy, and importance of these tiny creatures. I’ve always been interested in visual arts, I’ve always…

Premium/ If you could only choose one lens to use for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Premium/ If you could only choose one lens to use for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Hugo PinhoMay 7, 2020

If you could only choose one focal length to use for the rest of your life, what would it be?  But let me start the story from the beginning, with the succession of events that led me to debate this issue now. Being in our plans for some time, last…

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.…

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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…

This week’s best on Instagram

This week’s best on Instagram

olympuspassionDec 4, 20210

Hi everyone! December has arrived, and for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere, that means… cold! Despite the low temperatures and the few hours of light, don’t be afraid of the cold. It’s one of the best times of year to take pictures. Wear warm clothes, grab the camera, and get…

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 Porto, which is about 60 km away. My interest in photography comes from a few years ago, when I bought…

Traveling with Henri From Helsinki

Traveling with Henri From Helsinki

Henri KallioNov 25, 20203

Hi there, I’m Henri Kallio from Helsinki, Finland. Known as Henri From Helsinki, a passionate photographer and world traveller. As long as I remember I have been into photography, mostly taking tons of photos during our family trips back in those days. I think my parents still have a huge…

Analogue Feel

Analogue Feel

Rikard LandbergJun 3, 20210

Rikard Landberg is a documentary photographer from Sweden. What immediately caught our attention in his work was his approach to everyday life situations, transforming ordinary moments into extraordinary photographs, which tell stories. Thank you, Rikard, for all your availability for this interview. Could you start by introducing yourself to our…

Straight talk about the State of Photography

Straight talk about the State of Photography

Joe EdelmanDec 19, 20195

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 yourself? Hey gang!  My name is Joe Edelman and I SHOOT PEOPLE!  With a camera of course!  I am an…

Learning to Love Micro Four-Thirds

Learning to Love Micro Four-Thirds

Wayne LorimerJan 16, 20191

I’ve been a passionate photographer for most of my life. Which, considering I’m 51, has been for quite some time! I grew up in the days of film, and I still shoot some of it now. But since the early 2000’s, like most of us, I’ve ‘moved’ to digital. 18…

Less is more!

Less is more!

Arvydas RupeikaSep 18, 2020

Hi, all! My name is Arvydas. I’m a construction engineer currently living in Oslo, Norway. All my life, I was a numbers guy: complex calculations, problem-solving, a lot of different…

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…

Why I love the PEN-F but switched to the Olympus OM-D E-M1

Why I love the PEN-F but switched to the Olympus OM-D E-M1

Daniel StockerAug 8, 2017

  Some of you might have read my blog post on my switch from Fujifilm´s X camera system to the Olympus PEN-F. If not you can do so via this…

Premium/ It’s the Little Things

Premium/ It’s the Little Things

Chris McGinnisAug 14, 2020

Arthropods comprise 80% of Earth’s fauna. An estimated one million species of insects, arachnids, myriapods, and crustaceans make up this category. They’re everywhere, yet they’re often overlooked. Through my photography,…

Cuba and Olympus

Cuba and Olympus

Adam JahielAug 17, 2018

Havana, Cuba, 2017.  I feel like I have stepped into some 1950’s film noir. My hotel has an outdoor terrace that leads into the lobby, very old-world, cool, with lots…

Interview with Gloria Duggan, Food Blogger and Recipe Developer

Interview with Gloria Duggan, Food Blogger and Recipe Developer

Gloria DugganDec 28, 2018

Hi Gloria! Could you please introduce yourself to the readers? Hello, my name is Gloria and I am a Food Blogger/Recipe Developer & Photographer. My blog is Homemade & Yummy…

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…

In the land of Fire and Ice

In the land of Fire and Ice

Ladislav SkálaJul 13, 2021

Ladislav Skála was born in the Czech Republic, and he has been living in Iceland for almost 7 years, working as a glacier guide. Combining work with his passion for…

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…

Everyone and Everything has a story to tell

Everyone and Everything has a story to tell

Tom PalJan 9, 2023

My BackgroundA little background on myself before we dig into my take on the passion we all love. I was born in Budapest, Hungary and emigrated to the United States…

Endless Creative Possibilities With Olympus OMD

Endless Creative Possibilities With Olympus OMD

Martin StrasserSep 13, 2019

Hi Martin! It’s an honour to have once again, this time for an interview. For the ones who haven’t read your previous article, would you like to start by introducing…

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…

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