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Olympus Heads to GIFFORDS CIRCUS ‘XANADU’: You Can Too!

- 5 years ago

As Olympus continues to celebrate their centenary year, they are teaming up with Giffords Circus to bring photographers a magnificent photographic spectacular.

Olympus Giffords Circus

This June 18 between 12:30 – 17:00, in the grand surroundings of Oxford University Parks, the event is formed around the theme of a 70s-inspired ‘Xanadu’ capturing the spirit of Coleridge’s Kubla Khan.

It’s midsummer 1973 in Hyde Park and the flower power movement is at its height. Hippies, hipsters, rock stars, musicians, wild women and global nomads with Shamanic horses gather to play, sing dance, protest and perform.

Olympus Giffords Circus

Olympus is giving a huge 100 spots and each attendee will get a pair of tickets to a super-exclusive matinee performance of the show where guests will be allowed to photograph to their heart’s content.

Visitors will be encouraged to get to know the Olympus range of photographic products in this unique and incredibly photogenic environment, shooting images with the latest Olympus kit.

Olympus Giffords Circus

So if you own an Olympus camera and want to get to know it better – or want one and want to get hands-on for the day, this afternoon of circus-themed photographic folly is definitely one for you.

A selection of Olympus Ambassadors will also be in attendance during these sessions, along with Olympus experts to offer first-hand advice and to answer any technical queries.

How to enter

Tap through HERE to enter. Closing date for applications 24/05/19. Successful applicants will be notified by 07/06/19.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.