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We run a wide range of workshops and events covering many aspects of photography, designed to help you develop your skills and improve your technique, all while getting to know your camera and kit. Whether you’re a professional or enthusiast, join us to meet like-minded photographers, learn from the pros and get your hands on the latest OLYMPUS equipment. You’ll find all of our events across the UK just a click away on our OLYMPUS Image Space site.

DOCUMENTARY-STYLE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 09/02/18

It’s a match made in heaven! Join us for a unique documentary-style Wedding Photography Workshop with professional photographer Jimmy Cheng. During his 8-year career Jimmy has had his images featured in multiple publications including National Geographic, Business Insiders US and Australia, LFI and Vogue Italy. This one-day workshop – taking place at Surrey’s stunning Froyle Park – will give you an insight into Jimmy’s creative process and an introduction to documentary-style wedding photography.

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FILMMAKING WITH THE OM-D E-M1 Mark II 09/02/18

Those lucky enough to win a place will learn how to best set up the OM-D E-M1 Mark II & controls for shooting video, including how to decide which frame rates & resolution to use, how to record audio using dedicated Olympus audio recording equipment and how to move the camera to obtain the best quality shots for a project. Once the footage has been shot, you’ll work on putting the story together. With Byron’s expert guidance you will learn how to ingest the footage, edit, add titles & music and finally colour grade properly to get the highest quality out of the images. There will be plenty of time during the event to try out a variety of M.Zuiko lenses and have your questions answered by a video production specialist.

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OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 MARK II EXPERIENCE DAYS

Made the switch and are now the proud owner of an E-M1 Mark II? It’s time to get to grips with your new camera at one of our FREE Olympus Experience Days! Join our professional photographers and the Olympus team for hands-on technical training and expert advice. Why not explore your wild side at Marwell Zoo, get your heart racing at Rockingham Speedway or let your love grow at Kew Gardens? And if those don’t float your boat, you can get to know your new partner at one of our other exciting venues.

Valid on purchases between 01/11/17 – 28/02/18. Proof of purchase required when registering for an experience day. Entitles the customer to one place on one of the workshops only. Spaces are limited. Operated on a first come, first serve basis.

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BRIGHTON STREET PHOTOWALK WITH AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER 01/03/18

Calling all photographers! Here’s an opportunity to try out the latest Olympus equipment and capture some great street photography images, courtesy of Amateur Photographer’s editor Nigel Atherton! Join us for a creative photowalk around the vibrant city of Brighton. You will spend time at the famous Lanes where Nigel will give you an insight into methods for photographing urban spaces & architecture. And what better to shoot this iconic location with than the latest & greatest Olympus kit? We’ll have OM-D E-M1 Mark II cameras and plenty of M.Zuiko PRO lenses ready and waiting for you to put through their paces on the day.

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PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS WITH GAVIN HOEY 02/03/18

Discover the benefits of shooting studio portraits with Olympus cameras at this exclusive Masterclass, hosted by Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey. Building up from simple one light set-ups to multi flash shots, Gavin will lead you through a series of creative portrait ideas. Using a variety of flash techniques and camera skills including High Speed Sync (HSS) shooting, you’ll get plenty of hands-on time with Olympus gear to shoot your own versions of Gavin’s ideas.

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Test Drive

Had enough of heavy kit weighing you down? If you're thinking about dumping your old DSLR then it's time to take the E-M1 Mark II for a spin. Your perfect match is waiting - get in touch today to set a date.

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