WELCOME TO OLYMPUS ACADEMIES
Welcome to Olympus Training Academies – purpose-built centres where you can learn and enjoy every aspect of photography, from dedicated training days to tailor- made portfolio-building events.
The Academies are camera-agnostic settings where you are invited to see and try out equipment in an environment that’s 100% non-sales and non-pressure; it’s all about the passion of taking pictures.
The brainchild of Olympus and its Principal Photographer and Educator, Damian McGillicuddy, these dedicated centres have been developed to make his philosophy and methods accessible all across the country.
Each facility is led by a handpicked Principal who has been personally tutored and continually mentored by Damian McGillicuddy, five-time Master Photographer of the Year, seven-time Society Photographer of the Year and multiple fellowship holder.
This makes the Academies the ideal place to learn classical and cutting edge techniques on everything from composition to lighting, and provides the perfect playground to get to grips with your gear and discover some of the more intricate tricks that your camera is capable of.
Whether you’re an eager enthusiast or a practicing professional, Olympus Training Academies offer first-class instruction, friendly guidance and assistance, an opportunity to sharpen your skills and, most importantly, somewhere social to have fun and enjoy the camaraderie of photography – whatever kit you use!