Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Photography has the ability to show people what they think they know about in a different way.  In 1872, the former governor of California, Leland Stanford, a race-horse owner, hired Eadweard Muybridge to undertake some photographic studies. Stanford had reputedly...

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The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

If I had any doubt that Peter knows me well, this challenge dispelled it. I had eulogised about loving being out with a camera and taking pictures. That joy was displaced with a mild panic as I learnt of what he had in mind. Why should I feel so...

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Give a Grad a Go and Capture Happiness

Give a Grad a Go and Capture Happiness

The ‘Not So Happy Snapper’ and I were discussing life one afternoon, a couple of months ago, while having a pint. We quite often discuss life over a pint. He brought up the idea of Capture Happiness and the idea immediately resonated with me. There was definitely a...

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Why are we here?

Why are we here?

So why am I here? Why are you here? I feel like I have had a bit of an epiphany.  I hope, if you’re like me, you can too. I have with struggled with depression and mental health over the course of my adult life. There are different triggers and reasons. In this...

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Charlotte Wiseman

Charlotte Wiseman

I have always enjoyed taking photos, from my first disposable camera in a campsite in rural Derbyshire to using it through my Art foundation and Design degree. It was during my last year of university that I first experienced the power of photography to support...

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Georgina Pavelin, Olympus

Georgina Pavelin, Olympus

Olympus is passionate about photography - great pictures can have a great impact. Personally I value the journey to capturing images, the process, the concept; not just the end result. Olympus aim to support and encourage everyone to get out there and take a picture...

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Peter Dench

Peter Dench

My greatest achievement as a photographer is to meet people I wouldn’t ordinarily have met and to be in situations that, without photography, would have been unlikely. I’ve sipped gin with the Queen while gazing out across the Indian Ocean and quaffed champagne with a...

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