CLASS IS IN SESSION: OLYMPUS LAUNCHES ‘ANYWHERE CLASSROOM’ VIDEO SERIES

Online Series Follows Members of the Olympus Visionary Program as they Share Their Photography Expertise from Locations throughout the Country

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 26, 2014 — Olympus Imaging America Inc. launchestoday the Anywhere Classroom video series,an online photography class hosted by members of the Olympus Visionary program that inspires anyone from snap shooters to working professionals to enhance their photo skills using the Olympus OM-D® family and lens system. In season one, now available atwww.getolympus.com/anywhereclassroom,National Geographic and Olympus Visionary photographer Jay Dickman takes viewers on location in Colorado to share his outdoor photography expertise.

In the three Anywhere Classroom season one videos, Jay adventures through the majestic scenery just outside of Gunnison, Colorado, the “Base Camp of the Rocky Mountains,” with the award-winning OM-D E-M1. During each of the approximately five-minute videos, Jay shares his insights on topics, including nature, wildlife and landscape photography, offering tips on watching for the best light, composition and choosing the right lens.

“Olympus developed the Anywhere Classroom as a compelling way for photographers at all levels to learn from the professionals and enthusiasts who make up our Olympus Visionary program,” said Stephanie Sherry, Director, Marketing Communications, Olympus Imaging America Inc. “There’s no better way to kick off this series than with celebrated photographer, instructor and longtime Olympus Visionary, Jay Dickman. The Anywhere Classroom videos and the online conversation happening around the series will inspire users to enhance their skills and continue to explore the possibilities of photography.”

In season two, set for release in fall 2014, Olympus Trailblazer Alex McClure will share his expertise on light painting and shooting at night, and in season three, Pulitzer Prize‒winning photojournalist and Olympus Visionary, Larry Price will cover topics ranging from portraiture to photojournalism.

Viewers can follow and engage in the conversation surrounding Anywhere Classroom on all of Olympus’ @GetOlympus social platforms through the hashtag #anywhereclassroom.

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Posted by at June 26, 2014
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