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A DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY 50 YEARS FOR "LES RENCONTRES D'ARLES", 100 YEARS OLYMPUS
Throughout 100-years, Olympus has been recognized as a pioneering brand with focus on contributing to society by making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling. Olympus cameras continue to bring innovations and answers to expectations of professional and amateur photographers. Commitment Olympus shown toward photography has been testified in the twelve years of sponsorship with "Les Rencontres d'Arles".
This year in Arles, Olympus again showcase the latest cameras and lenses available to be test drived for those coming to the festival venue.
For those who may not be able to come to the festival, Olympus and Rencontre d'Alres is co-hosting a Photo Contest , commemorating the Double Anniversary of the two brands, which you can participate from your home online.
We, Olympus and Les Rencontres d'Arles are looking forward for your participation, onsite and offsite, to make the unforgettable 50th anniversary of Les Rencontres d'Arles and 100th anniversary of Olympus.
From 1.07.-6.07.2019, during the Professional week of 2019 Rencontres d'Arles, fans of photography and art will be able to test drive our OM-D cameras and Zuiko lenses learn more about Olympus at its desk situated at the Festival Office, Cour Fanton in the city of Arles, France.
You will need to buy tickets to enter the festival: Buy now!
However, to loan and test drive our cameras and lenses on site are free of charge upon preregstration- the SD card with all the photos and video can be taken home as your memory.
Register now for your free loan of the Olympus OM-D, PEN camera and Zuiko lenses during the 2019 Rencontres d'Arles Professional Week from From 1.07.-8.07.2019 in Arles France, and be part of the MyOlympus community!
If you also subscribe to our newsletter in the process, you will have the exclusive offer to Olympus cameras and lenses!
Enter our Contest and win great prizes for our 100 years
Discover our cameras and lenses through a photowalk through Arles secret places with one of our Visionnaries
From 1st of July until 6th of July 2019, fans of photography and art will be able to test drive our OM-D cameras Zuiko lenses and learn more about Olympus in the city of Arles France, at the Festival Office, Cour Fanton.
Address: 34 rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200 Arles France
Camera and lens loan hours:
Besides experiencing our OM-D and PEN cameras and taking photos of the eye-catching scenery of the city of Arles, you can learn more about the Olympus brand and company by joining Workshops and Photowalks hosted in 2019 Rencontre de Arles!
Due to limited availability you'll need to preregister events separately.
1. Summer Photography Walks hosted by Olympus
For every Thursday from 11th of July until 15th of August 2019, those who are coming to the festival will have the opportunity to join the photowalk and test drive our OM-D cameras Zuiko lenses. We meet at Maison des Stages. Preregistration is necessary. Maximium participants is 10, minimum participants is 5.
Every Thursday, during 11th of July until 15th of August 2019
18.07.2019 16.00h -19.00h
11.07.2019 10.00h - 13.00h
18.07.2019 10.00h - 13.00h
11.07.2019 16.00h -19.00h
01.08.2019 10.00h - 13.00h
25.07.2019 16.00h -19.00h
25.07.2019 10.00h - 13.00h
01.08.2019 16.00h -19.00h
08.08.2019 16:00h - 19:00h
15.08.2019 16:00h - 19:00h
15.08.2019 10:00h - 13:00h
08.08.2019 10.00h -13.00h
2. Summer Photography Workshops hosted by Rencontre de Arles
For Summer Photography Worksops during 8th of July until 18th of August 2019, those who are participating in the Workshops will have the opportunity to test drive our OM-D cameras Zuiko lenses, at the Maison des Stages.
Buy tickets to the Summer Workshops here!
Address: Maison des Stages, 10 rond-point des Arles, France
Throughout our near 100-years history, Olympus has been recognized as a pioneer and innovator focused on contributing to society by making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.
In line with these contributions, along with 50th year anniversay of Rencontres d'Arles, will feature the following three categories related to Olympus and Rencontre de Arles philosophy. The competition is open to everyone, amateur and professional photographers alike. Entries are welcome from any country or region around the world.
Photo Contest Categories:
Enter a photo that conveys the joy, love of celebrating someone, events.
Enter a photo that conveys how beautiful, vibrant the nature surrounds us.
Enter a photo that conveys power, motivation and passion of the youth
Photo Contest prizes:
1. Grand Prize: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II +M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f2.8PRO, M. Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO, M. Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO, with welcome bag from Arles.
2. Category winner Natures Gifts: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II +M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS PRO with welcome bag from Arles.
3. Category winner Celebration: Olympus PEN F + M. Zuiko ED 17mm F1.8 + M. Zuiko Digital 45mm f1.8 with welcome bag from Arles.
4. Category winner Eternal Youth: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II +M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO + M. Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 with welcome bag from Arles.
Photo Contest jury:
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