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Post-processing challenge – Winner announcement

Post-processing challenge – Winner announcement

olympuspassionJan 31, 2022

When we launched THIS CHALLENGE a couple of weeks ago, we were far from imagining such a massive turnout from our readers. Thank you very much to everyone who agreed…

Edit our RAW file and you can win an annual subscription to Olympus Passion Magazine

Edit our RAW file and you can win an annual subscription to Olympus Passion Magazine

olympuspassionJan 13, 2022

For many, post-processing is an art itself, and where the fun really begins. From those who opt for a more subtle and delicate approach to those who prefer bolder work,…

The Tragical Mystery – The story behind this image

The Tragical Mystery – The story behind this image

Milan DegraeveFeb 7, 2021

Hi, I am Milan Degraeve, and I am a product and travel photographer from Belgium. I am 21 years old and I bought my first camera in 2018 (The Olympus…

The art of capturing speed

The art of capturing speed

Nick WilsonSep 6, 2020

My name is Nick Wilson, I am a 36-year-old husband, Father, and freelance photographer. I am lucky enough to call Mesa, Arizona my home. I have a very wide scope…

Bird photography

Bird photography

Marco LazzarelliMay 28, 2020

My name is Marco Lazzarelli, and I live in Traversetolo, a town in the hills of Parma – Emilia Romagna, Italy. My hobbies are photography in nature, and trail and…

My passion for long exposures

My passion for long exposures

Nijinsky LacsamanaMay 20, 2020

Hello! I’m Nijinsky Lacsamana, an engineering student and a photography hobbyist from the picturesque province of Ilocos, Philippines. My interest in photography started back in high school when I took…

How to photograph using only the available light

How to photograph using only the available light

Hugo PinhoMay 13, 2020

Most of my work, what I really like to do, is documentary photography and that usually involves making portraits. But unlike the studio photographer who is able to manipulate light…

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…

How to edit your photos in 3 easy steps, using Capture One Pro and the Mastin Labs presets

How to edit your photos in 3 easy steps, using Capture One Pro and the Mastin Labs presets

Henrik HoffmannApr 7, 2020

This is a quick guide on how I use the presets from Mastin Labs together with Capture One Pro. I’m no professional editor but I’ve spent many hours getting to…

The Art of Light Painting

The Art of Light Painting

Maria SaggeseMar 18, 2020

I am Maria Saggese, a professional photographer specialized in the Light Painting technique, thanks to which I manage to combine photography and art. I nourish myself every day with a…

Long exposures with Olympus gear

Long exposures with Olympus gear

Charles PragnellAug 26, 2019

Hi Charlie! Could we start with a brief introduction? My introduction to photography goes back to my mid-teens. I had always enjoyed art, so photography was another creative media to…

Astrophotography with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Astrophotography with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Sean O’RiordanAug 7, 2019

“You can’t photograph the milky way with a micro four thirds sensor” Disclaimer: Though I give tips in this article it is not an in depth tutorial on capturing the…

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Yosemite Moonbow with a Pen-F

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Chris CorradinoOct 3, 2019

Have you ever heard of a lunar rainbow? I never had, that is before arriving at Yosemite. Apparently, it’s a big deal around these parts. Now that I’ve seen it…

There aren’t two Mona Lisas

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Jorge HurtadoApr 21, 2022

Hello wonderful readers!First and foremost, I’d like to say that it is an honor to have been asked by the amazing folks of Olympus Passion to contribute to the magazine,…

City Panoramic of Bergen, Norway

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Steven SnootsJul 13, 2020

On the 31st January 2017, I had seen the Aurora Borealis report showed a strong possibility of them being visible over Bergen, with this in mind I set off to…

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Full Frame vs Micro 4-3 Revisited with Pro Olympus Lens

Full Frame vs Micro 4-3 Revisited with Pro Olympus Lens

Chris CorradinoMar 22, 2017

Months ago I shot a head to head comparison with my OMD E-M10 and a Canon 6D. In that test, the 6D image was clearly sharper, but the lens used…

Olympus PEN-F – Miniature. Mirrorless. Mighty. Changing my mind about Olympus’ most misjudged camera

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Marius MasalarSep 1, 2017

The more time I spend working in photography, the more my priorities shift away from technical considerations. As far back as my Canon 5D Mark II days, I realized that…

A Cuban Epiphany – the new Olympus lenses

A Cuban Epiphany – the new Olympus lenses

After many years of searching for the Holy Grail of headshot lenses to use with the micro four thirds system, I’ve finally found it! Olympus asked me to take 2…

VISUAL STORIES

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Walking and photographing

Maurício ReisSep 27, 2020

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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

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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…

Premium/ How to improve the battery performance of your Olympus camera

Premium/ How to improve the battery performance of your Olympus camera

Maurício ReisMay 6, 2020

When I switched from Canon DSLRs to a mirrorless system, the last thing I thought about was the battery life. I had more to think about, like file quality, construction,…

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…