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Le Mie Strade / My Streets

Le Mie Strade / My Streets

Giovanni OrlandoJul 5, 20241
My name is Giovanni, I was born and live in a small town in southern Italy. I am very happy to share some of myself through my photos and the words that, below, briefly describe who I am and what I do. I am a passionate amateur photographer, often travelling for work and whenever I […]
My life in some postcards

My life in some postcards

Michalina KaminskiJul 2, 20241
Hi! I’m Miśka. My full name (Michalina) has changed a bit since moving from Poland, where I was born, to the UK. I became Michelle. Oh, you can call me Mimi as well. Let’s say I am just a very diverse persona, same as my photography. I would call it more of a form to […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – June 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – June 2024!

olympuspassionJun 25, 20240
Hello everyone!The June 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 […]
Different but not in Conflict, Reunion Island Reportage

Different but not in Conflict, Reunion Island Reportage

Riccardo BerettaJun 11, 20241
A photographic reportage of this trip might be limiting, but I will reveal the reason later. The island of Reunion, a French territory in Africa, is truly a gathering point for the most diverse expressions of nature and human society. From the majestic cliffs traversed by waterfalls to the lunar ground leading up to the […]
Sardinia: A magical retreat for every photographer

Sardinia: A magical retreat for every photographer

Angela RavaioliJun 3, 20240
The first time they offered me a trip to Sardinia, I was not immediately enthusiastic, I would have preferred an exotic destination overseas to meet different populations with different customs and traditions and to be able to photograph them. Those situations that, no matter what, you always bring home a nice haul of photographs. I […]
Alentejo holiday

Alentejo holiday

Jonathan HawkinsMay 27, 20240
First of all, let me introduce myself and my link to Maurício & Hugo of Olympus Passion. Back in October 2018, I signed up for a landscape photography workshop led by Phil Norton, a NiSi filter ambassador, which was actually planned and run by Maurício and Hugo. The location was the ‘Southwest coast of Portugal’. […]
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Travel, Portrait and Architecture with the Olympus E-M5 Mark II

Travel, Portrait and Architecture with the Olympus E-M5 Mark II

Miquel SerraApr 29, 20201

My name is Miquel, I am 22 years old and I live in Catalonia, Spain. I am a university student, currently doing an Erasmus in Scotland in Business and Economics. My interest in photography started nearly 3 years ago, when my father bought a camera as a birthday present for…

The Olympus E-M5 Mark III was officially announced

The Olympus E-M5 Mark III was officially announced

olympuspassionOct 17, 20190

The long-awaited replacement of the E-M5 Mark II was finally announced by Olympus! February 2012: E-M5 February 2015: E-M5 Mark II October 2019: E-M5 Mark III The specs had already been leaked a few weeks ago and are now confirmed: 4 Megapixel High-Speed Live MOS Sensor TruePicTM VIII image-processing engine…

Street photography lens: Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro

Street photography lens: Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro

Herman de PagterJul 23, 20192

35mm lens is for most street photographers a standard lens Photographers always want to discuss their opinion, but now I keep my foot down. Yes, a 35mm lens is undisputed since a long time the right lens for the street photographer. Okay, 50mm is of course also allowed. No doubt…

ND Filters and Long Exposures with Olympus cameras

ND Filters and Long Exposures with Olympus cameras

Phil NortonFeb 17, 20175

We have all seen those images with “Milky” smooth water and streaked clouds, I’m asked time and again how it’s done and the best technique. So here’s some information and a few tips from my own experience gained over the years. An ND Filter can create really dramatic images and…

I just bought a new Olympus, the Olympus 4

I just bought a new Olympus, the Olympus 4

Hugo PinhoJan 10, 20222

I’ve always enjoyed the outdoors, and hiking is part of my life whenever possible. Outdoor life and photography will always be connected. One is inseparable from the other. That’s why walking shoes are so important to me. But road shoes are definitely not suitable, mostly due to traction problems on…

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Premium/ The irreplaceable essence of Human Touch in Photography among the rise of AI

Premium/ The irreplaceable essence of Human Touch in Photography among the rise of AI

Hugo PinhoNov 26, 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant strides, revolutionizing various industries, including the realm of photography. There is an undeniable truth that AI is reshaping the job market for photographers, particularly in areas like product photography, automotive imaging, and fashion. The moment virtual models and…

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/ Video | Meet the person behind the camera: Chris Corradino

Premium/ Video | Meet the person behind the camera: Chris Corradino

olympuspassionJul 7, 2021

Chris Corradino is the founder and lead instructor at the New Zealand Photo School. Having started his career as a photojournalist, Chris now devotes most of his time to teaching as a photography instructor and workshop leader. His passion for nature, travel, and the outdoors took him to locations such…

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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…

Pietà

Pietà

Hugo PinhoAug 27, 2020

Summer holidays are over, and I need to get into…

Walking and photographing

Walking and photographing

Maurício ReisSep 27, 2020

Walking is not only good for your health, it allows…

An old soul

An old soul

Milan DegraeveJun 12, 2020

Milan Degraeve loves everything that is old, all the vintage…

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…

The Blue Water Cave – Award-winning photograph shot with an Olympus E-M10 Mk II

The Blue Water Cave – Award-winning photograph shot with an Olympus E-M10 Mk II

Glenn PalacioDec 16, 20190

Getting in 6th place in the Wiki Loves Earth 2019 photo contest and besting thousands of entries happened because of friends, lineage, and my trusty Olympus camera. But in order for the people to understand how it came to be, I must first explain the place and the events that…

Light Roamer

Light Roamer

Andy WilsonJan 8, 20190

I am an outdoor and travel photographer based in the Seattle area. I recently retired after 24 years in the United States Foreign Service and embarked on my dream photography venture, Light Roamer Photography. I’ve been passionate about photography since my early teen years, when I learned the basics on…

Crazy Photography Lady

Crazy Photography Lady

Vilma SalminenOct 9, 20181

“Hi, I’m Vilma, 27 year-old mother of one, from Southwest Finland. I drive a delivery van for a living, and to counterbalance my busy working life, I have my dear hobby, photography. I enjoy wandering outdoors, which makes nature my favorite thing to photograph; from the wide landscapes to the…

Creating a workspace

Creating a workspace

Zachary MatenchukMay 21, 20210

Hello folks, my name is Zach Matenchuk. My current career is in education and teaching students with special needs. I live in Winnipeg, Canada. I have a passion for photographing landscapes, portraits and stories. Today’s article is covering the topic of creating the perfect workspace for the creative. The individuals…

A camera that I want to pick up

A camera that I want to pick up

Peter ThållenAug 12, 20217

Hi! My name is Peter, and I’m an amateur photographer born and raised in Värnamo, Sweden. Living a happy family life with my partner and our two children, I work as a team leader at a company that develops protection and communication solutions. As for my photography, I’m self-taught, and…

From Full Frame to Micro Four Thirds

From Full Frame to Micro Four Thirds

Chris CorradinoMay 18, 2017

  My photography gear has evolved quite a bit over…

Perfect light

Perfect light

Andrea LazzarelliSep 29, 2020

My name is Andrea Lazzarelli, I am 60 years old,…

Invisibles

Invisibles

Everything happened after seeing on social media a photograph of…

Through the Lens of Nomadic Photographer Lachie Carracher

Through the Lens of Nomadic Photographer Lachie Carracher

Lachie CarracherNov 16, 2018

My name is Lachie Carracher, I am an Australian born…

Olympus OMD EM1 MKII Review – A Wildlife Photographer’s Perspective

Olympus OMD EM1 MKII Review – A Wildlife Photographer’s Perspective

Tesni WardApr 24, 2017

My earlier review on the Olympus OMD EM1 MKII focusing…

Going North – Exploring the Nordic Light

Going North – Exploring the Nordic Light

About the Author I am a Full-Time professional landscape and…

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…

Everyday Magic

Everyday Magic

Alice MarietteAug 18, 2021

Preface:If we think about the photo albums at our parents’…

Never go out without a camera – Interview with René Deenen

Never go out without a camera – Interview with René Deenen

René DeenenJun 1, 2023

Thank you, René, for this opportunity to learn a little…

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…

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…

My style with Olympus

My style with Olympus

Darrell NeoJun 9, 2020

Darrell fell in love with photography while reading National Geographic…

GRAIN Magazine Stories

The World Outside is Infinite

The World Outside is Infinite

The World Outside is Infinite, Interview with Sofia Patarqlishvili Hello…

So what’s new on the photo-sharing front?

So what’s new on the photo-sharing front?

So, what’s new on the photo-sharing front? Before I enter…

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