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Old 3rd July 2014
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This summer Olympus are asking the nation's amateur photographers to take a shot at becoming a master photographer in a new competition they are calling Olympus Protégés. Entrants to the competition will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the photographic industry.



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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

Who is aiming to be an Olympus Protégé here?

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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

Looks like it mean a lot of time off work..............but sounds a good idea.
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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

Sounds fun. Dunno whether my images are up to it though Worth a punt anyhow!
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Sounds fun. Dunno whether my images are up to it though Worth a punt anyhow!
There's only one way to find out! Your pictures are certainly well up to standard - if others who are even better apply that's another matter. Good luck!
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There's only one way to find out! Your pictures are certainly well up to standard - if others who are even better apply that's another matter. Good luck!
Thanks for the vote of confidence John! Good luck to you too if you decide to enter.
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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

Ive went for it, entered into the music category. Nothing ventured.....
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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

Anyone else never heard of the top professionals before?
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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

I heard of all of them!
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Re: Olympus UK OM-D Protégé competition announced

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Who is aiming to be an Olympus Protégé here?

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But at my age the aim can be a little off!
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Ive went for it, entered into the music category. Nothing ventured.....
Murray you do know that you can enter in more than one category.
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Murray you do know that you can enter in more than one category.
I didn't know that.

Paul, I would ask if you are entering but I guess you should be one of the mentors, not the protégé!
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Anyone else never heard of the top professionals before?
Well, I've heard of Mark Cargill; he's an excellent landscape photographer who specializes in workshops and I'd love to go on one of his courses.

Damian I've seen in action at the Circus event and both his working methods and end result are very impressive. He's also a great communicator and very charismatic.

Lindsay Dobson FBIPP, FSWPP, ARPS, specializes in portraits of both people and animals. Although she doesn't participate very much she is also a member of this forum.

The only one I haven't heard of is Mick Hutson, but that's no reflection upon him as music photography isn't my genre.
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Murray you do know that you can enter in more than one category.
Yeah Paul- thanks! I don't know if I will enter any of the others though!
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Yeah Paul- thanks! I don't know if I will enter any of the others though!
I imagine that it would be quite a hectic period if you entered the four categories and won them all!
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