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First thoughts on the Olympus OM-1

First thoughts on the Olympus OM-1

Sam ThompsonApr 11, 2022

Since writing previously for Olympus Passion about my B&W street photography with the PEN-F, I have given up my job as a full-time accountant and instead work part-time as an…

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…

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III – A street photographer’s review

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III – A street photographer’s review

Thomas EislJul 15, 2020

INTRODUCTION Street photography is a demanding genre – both for the photographer and the camera. For years, I worked exclusively with film cameras. As my professional work started to take over…

One Lens Life- Impressions of Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 PRO

One Lens Life- Impressions of Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 PRO

Jamie GoldsworthyDec 30, 2019

Creeping through the undergrowth, ferns brushing the front of my camera, dirt crunching under my feet, stalking, holding my breath… and I have my shot of a tree shooting out…

Review – Olympus PEN E-PL9

Review – Olympus PEN E-PL9

Jay McLaughlinJul 5, 2019

It’s fair to say that I’m a little bit of an Olympus PEN expert. I recently posted about my Olympus PEN E-PL1, which I bought way back in 2010 and…

Field Notes: Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Field Notes: Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Let’s get things straight: I am not a fanboy. I hold no allegiance to any particular brand though I do have affinities for some. If anything I’m a Nikon apologist.…

Olympus E-M1X – My Impressions

Olympus E-M1X – My Impressions

Petr BambousekFeb 14, 2019

As a nature photographer and an enthusiastic user of an Olympus camera, I welcomed with high expectations Olympus’ announcement of a new flagship camera E-M1X that would surpass their current…

Simplr F1 Camera Strap Review

Simplr F1 Camera Strap Review

Hugo PinhoDec 5, 2018

A few months ago I had the chance to review the M1a Mirrorless camera strap from Simplr. I really enjoyed it and have been using it a lot since then.…

Camera Review: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark lll

Camera Review: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark lll

Christina FryerApr 11, 2018

In September I went to Berlin to meet with the Olympus team for the launch of the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III mirrorless camera. As well as having a…

Olympus E-M1 mkII Review, by Daniel Stocker

Olympus E-M1 mkII Review, by Daniel Stocker

Daniel StockerFeb 8, 2018

Thanks to the very friendly people at Olympus Germany, Austria and Switzerland, or in short Olympus DACH, I was able to test the Olympus OM-D E-M1 MKII, the Olympus M.Zuiko…

Olympus 45mm F/1.8 – The pocket portrait gem

Olympus 45mm F/1.8 – The pocket portrait gem

Tony VentourisJan 29, 2018

The Olympus 45mm F/1.8 prime lens is currently Olympus’ only fast short telephoto lens. Yes the 60 macro is perfect portrait length… but it is F/2.8. The 75mm F/1.8 lens…

Nine months with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO – The ultimate travel lens?

Nine months with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO – The ultimate travel lens?

Christoffer KrookJan 10, 2018

Disclaimer: I am an ambassador for Olympus Norway and I did not pay for this lens and I’m not being paid to write about it. All opinions about is are…

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Peter BaumgartenFeb 20, 2017

It sounds cliché to say, “it’s all a matter of perspective”, but in photography a slight change in your camera’s position can make a big difference to the overall look…

“JINKING”: Change direction suddenly and nimbly; dodging a predator, or for pure fun

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Karen WillshawJul 2, 2020

Over the past 12 months, thanks to my daughter, I have been lucky to become involved with a wonderful group of young people from southeast Queensland, Australia. These young people…

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…

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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, 2019

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…

North with the Olympus 25mm f1.2

North with the Olympus 25mm f1.2

Jerry JamesApr 2, 2018

So, I recently purchased the Olympus 25mm f1.2. And after a little delay in the order being processed the package finally arrived after a few nail biting days of anticipation…

I just bought a new Olympus, the Olympus 4

I just bought a new Olympus, the Olympus 4

Hugo PinhoJan 10, 2022

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…

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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…

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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…

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Premium/ The true face of sport

Davey WilsonSep 15, 2020

Davey Wilson is an award-winning commercial, sports and documentary photographer published in The Rugby Journal, Pro Cycling Magazine, Velo News and online at Cycling Tips and many more. Wilson served…

Premium/ The “1917”

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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…

Premium/ Ideas to get out of this creative block

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Maurício ReisMay 22, 2020

We all have gone through the same, by the so feared creative block. Sometimes it lasts for days, sometimes for weeks, and in more “serious” cases, it can last for…