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Capture life from unique perspectives

Capture life from unique perspectives

Mustafa TekinMay 21, 20240
Hello,I want to start by saying that I was very excited to receive Olympus Passion’s message. My name is Mustafa Tekin, and I live in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. I work as a sales manager. I am an amateur photographer. It gives me great pleasure to walk around the streets and photograph life from […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – May 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – May 2024!

olympuspassionMay 21, 20240
Hello everyone!The May 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 Olympus Journey

My Olympus Journey

Umut AydinMay 14, 20240
Hello, everyone. My name is Umut Aydin. I am a 24-year-old dentist who enjoys photography as a hobby. I’ve been using Olympus products for two years now. Previously, I worked with the Nikon D5200 (crop sensor) and Nikon D800 (full-frame). Recently, I made the switch to the Olympus E-M10 Mark III. Now, allow me to […]
Shoshin: Cultivating a beginner’s mind in photography

Shoshin: Cultivating a beginner’s mind in photography

Hugo PinhoMay 7, 20240
Shoshin: Japanese term that translates to “beginner’s mind.” It embodies the idea of approaching life with openness, curiosity, and humility, free from preconceptions and biases, fostering continuous learning and growth regardless of one’s level of expertise or experience. In the world of photography, where technical mastery and creative vision prevail, the concept of Shoshin, or […]
Printed magazine – Issue 9

Printed magazine – Issue 9

olympuspassionApr 26, 20240
For photography enthusiasts, the act of flipping through the pages of a printed magazine is akin to embarking on a soul-stirring journey. With each turn, one delves deeper into a realm where inspiration abounds, where the artistry of photographers is celebrated in all its glory. It’s a ritual steeped in reverence, a communion between reader […]
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 […]
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Street photography with the Olympus E-M10 Mark III

Street photography with the Olympus E-M10 Mark III

Robin WongNov 1, 20170

  Traditionally, I always bring a new camera to the streets to shoot for review. For the recently launched Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III (full review here), I decided to shoot a different variety of sample shots which included sports, outdoor portrait and landscape. I am all game when it…

Photos of Everyday Life – Olympus PEN-F

Photos of Everyday Life – Olympus PEN-F

Sam ThompsonFeb 18, 202221

My name is Sam Thompson, and I work as a management accountant for a utility company in Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands just off the coast of France. It is a small island of 65,000 people. I was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1961, the youngest of three…

Everyone and Everything has a story to tell

Everyone and Everything has a story to tell

Tom PalJan 9, 20230

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 at a young age with my family to seek a life in the land of opportunity.  Although I grew up…

Travelling with the Olympus PEN-F

Travelling with the Olympus PEN-F

Julien RomanoMar 3, 20226

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 .…

Using the E-M1 Mark II and the Holy Trinity of M.Zuiko PRO lenses for Wedding Photography

Using the E-M1 Mark II and the Holy Trinity of M.Zuiko PRO lenses for Wedding Photography

Boris StullerOct 22, 20215

Hi, my name is Boris Štuller, I am 32 years old, and I am based in Havířov, Czech Republic. I work at Siemens as an expert focusing on digitization and automation of accounting processes in most cases. Apart from my love for photography, I do all kinds of sports such…

E-M5 family

Don’t be afraid to stumble, but choose your stones carefully

Don’t be afraid to stumble, but choose your stones carefully

Each of us has experienced personal milestones that supported our growth, opened us to new perspectives, and changed the course of our lives. However, these personal milestones often arise from difficult moments. Because we experience adversity, we begin to develop a new attitude and a new perception. Stronger. Persistent. More aware. We get to know ourselves, our needs, our values, and our way of looking at the world. We emerge…

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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/ A very simple scene that would not be considered normally can be powerful with the right light

Premium/ A very simple scene that would not be considered normally can be powerful with the right light

Phil NortonMay 19, 2020

Phil Norton is a photographer who needs no introduction. And in this exclusive interview, he told us about his career, how it all started, sharing some of his tips, the techniques that make his images work. As for the Olympus equipment, being Phil a full-time professional landscape photographer, it’s a…

Premium/ Creative Photography: MULTIPLE EXPOSURES

Premium/ Creative Photography: MULTIPLE EXPOSURES

My name is Giampaolo Mascalzoni, I’m 53 years old, and I live and work in Verona, a wonderful city in northern Italy, halfway between Milan and Venice. I started working very young in an advertising photographic studio as an assistant, and so I was lucky enough to be able to…

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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…

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…

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…

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.…

Happy light

Happy light

Mia BattagliaMay 18, 20210

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 experienced trail runner AND a passionate photographer I was immediately enthusiastic about the idea. I was expected to join the…

Urban exploration with Olympus E-M5 Mark II

Urban exploration with Olympus E-M5 Mark II

After studying graphic design, I started photography in 2001 because my drawings were not realistic enough compared to what I wanted. In 2004 I discovered the urban exploration: the passion was born while exploring and photographing abandoned buildings, then it has not left me since. 
Explore, see what cannot be…

La Photographie Autrement (Photography Otherwise)

La Photographie Autrement (Photography Otherwise)

Nicolas PascarelMay 10, 20191

Thank you Nicolas for taking your time for this interview! Would you like to start by introducing yourself to our readers? I was born in Paris in 1966 and work as a photo reporter for over twenty seven years. Since the early 90’s, I spent the majority of my time…

Mill of Gombola, where time stood still

Mill of Gombola, where time stood still

Antonio BenettiOct 16, 20203

My name is Antonio Benetti, I was born seventy-three years ago in Ferrara, a small town in northern Italy. I have been approaching photography for over forty years, a little by chance and maybe a little because it just had to happen. I travelled a great deal, but in those…

On Assignment with Olympus Mirrorless – The Nature Conservancy of Kansas

On Assignment with Olympus Mirrorless – The Nature Conservancy of Kansas

Jim & Cindy GriggsApr 20, 20180

I was facing a dilemma. Not a big deal, as I did have a fall-back position. The Nature Conservancy in Kansas had given me an assignment to photograph a couple of ranches in Western Kansas. These two particular ranches had made the effort to preserve habitat for a myriad of…

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…

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…

In Heidelberg with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and the M-Zuiko 12-40mm 2.8 Pro

In Heidelberg with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and the M-Zuiko 12-40mm 2.8 Pro

Daniel StockerJul 24, 2017

The Easter weekend was near and I decided to take a short break and visit my birth town. The last time I visited Heidelberg must have been more than ten…

Altering course

Altering course

John PrykeDec 8, 2020

Gidday! My name is John Pryke, a freelance photographer living in Brisbane, Australia. I have spent the last 37 years as a photographer, using different cameras, both film and digital…

Premium/ Passion for Outdoor and Wildlife Photography – Interview with Torjan Haaland

Premium/ Passion for Outdoor and Wildlife Photography – Interview with Torjan Haaland

Torjan HaalandApr 26, 2021

In the four years of existence of Olympus Passion, we have done dozens of interviews, but this time we wanted you to be asking the questions. We launched this challenge…

My style with Olympus

My style with Olympus

Darrell NeoJun 9, 2020

Darrell fell in love with photography while reading National Geographic magazines. At the age of 24, he started taking photography seriously, and when he was introduced to the off-camera flash,…

Breaking free to find you

Breaking free to find you

Courtney ArndtNov 21, 2022

Take a moment and ask yourself, “What is it that I enjoy doing, and how does that influence my unique perspective?” It’s worth asking, since it has the power to…

Olympus into Art

Olympus into Art

Brad HedgmanApr 15, 2024

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…

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…

Olympus E-M1X – A Nature Photographer’s Perspective

Olympus E-M1X – A Nature Photographer’s Perspective

Peter BaumgartenAug 15, 2019

Disclosure: I am an Olympus Visionary and as such, receive compensation from Olympus America. However, no compensation was paid for this review. I endorse their products because I truly believe…

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…

A M43 coffee table book

A M43 coffee table book

Jim ChungOct 20, 2020

I live in Toronto with my family and divide my time working as a health professional and as a professional sports photographer and writer. Like most people, I began by…

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ROOM 144

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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