The Photography Experience Of The Summer

The most basic requirement of taking a good photo is having a camera and for 100 years Olympus has been dedicated to getting as many people taking pictures as possible. Now they’re going one step further by teaming up with CreativeLive for an immersive online learning workshop streaming live August 14-16, 2019.

Enjoy 3 free days of photography classes taught by a variety of outdoor and nature professionals covering topics such as location scouting, lens selection, light control, techniques for macro and micro, bird, adventure and astro landscape photography. Wherever curiosity takes you, learn to capture amazing photos without bulky gear dragging you down. Learn how to pack smart, plan and diversify your shots, control light (even at night), and share moments just as you experienced them.

The Step Outside 2019 Lineup

August 14, 2019

9:00am PDT | Macro Photography: Insects

Dive into the world of macro photography from understanding what it is to how to shoot with macro photographer Chris McGinnis. Learn how to search and capture a smaller world. He’ll teach you how to understand the behaviors of insects and their relationships to plant life so that you can capture amazing images from your backyard to national parks.

1:00pm PDT | Olympus Lenses: The Complete Guide

Join award-winning Outdoor and Travel Photographer John Greengo for an in-depth review of Olympus lenses, from ultra-wide to super-telephoto, zooms to primes. You’ll learn how to match the right lens to your needs and get insights on the best ways to use it.

August 15, 2019

9:00am PDT | The Beginner’s Guide to Bird Photography

Make the most of your wildlife adventures with Ben Knoot in this Beginner’s Guide to Bird Photography course. Improve your chances of a great photograph by learning about the habitat they dwell in and how to interact and engage a variety of birds. He’ll walk through camera fundamentals, how to set your camera, think about composition and work with a variety of lighting. Ben will even talk through his switch to an Olympus mirrorless camera to help improve his ability to make and craft the artistic images he does.

1:00pm PDT | The Olympus E-M1X Fast Start: Camera Tutorial

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is one of the best lightweight cameras on the market. Ditch the instruction manual and master your camera’s menus and functions to maximize the potential of the E-M1X. Get step by step instructions and pro-user tips from expert photographer John Greengo.

August 16, 2019

9:00am PDT | The Beginner’s Guide to Astro Landscape Photography

Night owl by nature? Peter Baumgarten, an Olympus Visionary, takes you in the field to discuss gear requirements, safety and camera set up so you can confidently go into any landscape and capture the milky way and beyond. With in-the-field examples, Peter will show you how to best prep and research your way to success as well as how to troubleshoot when the lights go out.

1:00pm PDT | Landscape Photography: Capturing Adventure

Get out, explore, and capture amazing images! Adventure Photographer, Ryan Resatka, will take you in the field as he explores and captures one of the most incredible National Parks. Learn how to research and plan your trip and prep your lodging for a successful shoot. He’ll walk through his process on a variety of different locations from lakeside to vistas to show how to work through any situation, including how to direct, style and work with people to add different compositions to your landscapes. Ryan likes to stay on the road and shooting, so he’ll talk through packing and gear essentials to keep you ready for any photo opportunity that greets you on your journey.

Step Outside and capture your adventures like never before. Learn more about the live event and RSVP to tune in free August 14-16, 2019. Can’t watch it live? Catch the 24 hour re-broadcast streaming every day or get on-demand access to the Olympus Week: Step Outside 2019 Bundle including all six classes at just $89 (pre-event sale expires 8/13/2019).

Kym Cortigiano