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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, 20241
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 – […]
Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – January 2024!

Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – January 2024!

olympuspassionJan 19, 20240
Hello everyone!The January 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 […]
In search of silence

In search of silence

Alessio Di EugenioJan 4, 20240
Ciao,I’m Alessio Di Eugenio, I’m 25 and live in Rome, Italy. I’m a Student (degree in Sport Science and I’m studying for a master’s degree in Nutritional Science), and an Athlete. I’ve the blessing to work and perform as a futsal player, my main occupation, every day of my life. I’ve grown with the dream […]
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Don’t hate the kit lens

Don’t hate the kit lens

Raviraj KandeNov 8, 20174

  In April 2015 I bought the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which came with the Olympus 14-42mm EZ pancake zoom as a kit lens. I was absolutely amazed when I saw the size of the lens. It is small, portable and decently built lens and when mounted makes the Olympus OM-D…

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…

Less is more – Lightweight and mobile with the Olympus XZ-2 and E-M5

Less is more – Lightweight and mobile with the Olympus XZ-2 and E-M5

Adam VradenburgOct 9, 20170

Introduction Professionally I work in a creative field but around 3 years ago, I started pursuing photography myself, and it has turned into an obsession. I find genres can be limiting but let’s say I am focused on travel and event photography. I sell some of my images via EyeEm…

Leica 15mm f/1.7 vs the Pana-cakes

Leica 15mm f/1.7 vs the Pana-cakes

Tyson RobichaudJun 27, 20170

Choice is good, and unless it is an important, multiple choice test, the more choices, the better I feel. In this constantly growing camera system, we are continuing to get quality choices in the lens game. From semi-wide through standard focal lengths, the micro 4/3 system boasts quite a few…

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…

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Premium/ Size Matters (?)

Premium/ Size Matters (?)

olympuspassionAug 19, 2022

Does size matter? What is the resolution and size of your photos for print or online use?  What is the best resolution to print or to use online?This is, perhaps, one of the most recurrent questions that constantly knocks on our door. When we start talking about size, we usually…

Premium/ Field Notes: Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for MFT

Premium/ Field Notes: Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary for MFT

Alex CirtanNov 13, 2020

Alright, here goes: Olympus? Micro four thirds? But there’s no bokeh, blah blah. Some people cannot do math nor compose that’s for sure. But I didn’t even start and already digressed.  Olympus E-M5 MK III . Sigma 56mmF1.4 @56mm . f/1.8 . 1/3200″ . ISO 200 MFT is new for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Don’t forget to discover your passions

Don’t forget to discover your passions

Anna SkrivankovaNov 16, 20211

First of all, I would like to thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my work and, in general, what I enjoy and what makes me me. I’m Anna, and I come from a small town, which is an entrance to the national park Bohemian Switzerland. Until May…

Roaming the streets with an Olympus OM-D EM-10

Roaming the streets with an Olympus OM-D EM-10

Markus BinzeggerJun 7, 20192

My name is Markus Binzegger. I was born and raised in Zug, a picturesque town in Central Switzerland located between Zurich and Lucerne. And – guess what – I still live there. Zug is famous for its low taxes, kirsch, beautiful sunsets and, well, street photographers. Thomas Leuthard, who was…

My Evolution to Olympus

My Evolution to Olympus

Bryan EslerFeb 18, 20190

In college, I was known to be the guy who always carried around a camera. At the time I had my parents’ old Canon point-and-shoot film camera. It was a way to remember those interesting moments during college with my friends. Little did I know that that hobby would eventually…

The adventure of mountain biking with camera in hand

The adventure of mountain biking with camera in hand

Milko StoevJun 27, 20190

Hi Milko! Would you like to start by introducing yourself to Olympus Passion readers? Hey guys! My name is Milko, I’m a 3D Artist by trade, mountain biker and skier. As it happens I also like taking photos and that lines up well with both my hobbies and profession. ).push({});

“Enjoy what you do” – Exclusive interview with Franz Rabe

“Enjoy what you do” – Exclusive interview with Franz Rabe

Franz RabeFeb 2, 2023

Thank you so much, Franz, for all your availability for this interview. Could you please introduce yourself to our readers?I was born in Pretoria, South Africa, more than 50 years…

With Olympus in the Heart of the Earth – in Turda salt cave of Romania

With Olympus in the Heart of the Earth – in Turda salt cave of Romania

Diana BuzoianuJan 19, 2018

From what timeless world mysterious and solemn portrets, bizzare faces are scattered fantasmagorically? They are sculptured in stones of salt and the air speaks of the harshness of a troublesome…

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…

Time for a stable world

Time for a stable world

Passionate about photography, it really became my number one hobby 5 years ago. Uruguayan born and Spanish raised (with some significant time spent in France, Belgium, US,..) still an amateur…

On Assignment with Olympus Mirrorless – The Nature Conservancy of Kansas

On Assignment with Olympus Mirrorless – The Nature Conservancy of Kansas

Jim & Cindy GriggsApr 20, 2018

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…

On the way with the Olympus OM-D

On the way with the Olympus OM-D

Hayrettin BilginJun 17, 2017

First of all I have to point out that I am quite delighted to be part of Olympus Passion’s Inspiration. My name is Hayrettin Bilgin, 43 years old born in…

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…

Finding creativity, with the Olympus E-M1 Mark III

Finding creativity, with the Olympus E-M1 Mark III

Iñigo ArazuriJan 3, 2022

Hello everyone. My name is Iñigo, and I live in Vigo, Galicia, on the northwest coast of Spain. Vigo is an industrial city by the sea with an amazing maritime…

Bright ideas in dark times

Bright ideas in dark times

Laith StevensApr 29, 2022

It is fantastic to have another of my stories featured in this wonderful magazine. I enjoy passing on my knowledge and experiences with my much-loved Olympus cameras and M.Zuiko lenses…

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…

Capturing Star Trails Using Live Composite

Capturing Star Trails Using Live Composite

Olympus E-M1X . Olympus M.Zuiko 7-14mmF2.8 . f/5 . 20″ . ISO 1600 – The camera was on Bulb (Live Composite) mode. The shutter was open for 48 frames (20…

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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