Peter Bargh

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November 5th, 2007

Olympus E-3 launch – Istanbul


Olympus launched the Olympus E-3 pro spec dslr in Istanbul, Turkey

We stopped in the Marmara Pera Luxury Istanbul Hotel and during our stay we ate at Guney Esnaf Restaurant, Can Restaurant, Lala Restaurant & Pudding Shop, Restaurant 360, Galata Tower . We visited the Spice Bazzar, Grand bazaar, Blue Mosque + Hagia Sphia , Boat Jetty РBosporus Excursion, Limonlu Bahce (lemon Garden) and Banks of Bosporus

A model was arranged and we had a a few pros on hand who had been using the E-3 and were explaining some of their portrait techniques.

Mark Thackara, Harjit Sohotey, Greg Connell

Peter Bargh, Ian Burley, Bob Martin, Nigel Atherton, Darren Hartas, Georgie Shevki, Josie Reavely, Terry Hope

August 29th, 2003

Olympus E1 launch – Majorca

An email from Olympus:

We would like you to be among the first to gain hands-on experience of the revolutionary E-1 digital system. During 3 days in the Majorca sunshine you will have the opportunity to extensively review the camera and accessories in a number of creative environments, both inside and outside. The emphasis during this time will be very much geared towards giving you every opportunity to test all the systems’ capabilities. Technical experts will be on hand at all times.

The venue for this exclusive event is the Hotel Port Adriano in Calvia/El Toro, south west of Palma. Flights will leave London on the morning of Friday 29th August and return on the afternoon of Monday 1st September.


Sarah Parker, Andy Parker

Peter Bargh, Ian Burley, Steve Hindes,

February 6th, 2002

Olympus Press Challenge 2002

A day out with Olympus on their annual press challenge

The event included the usual and fun competitive activities. Here we did archery,  built a Citroen car, drove round an obstacle course, played at being firemen, controlling grass hovercraft, completed a krypton factor style water challenge and duck herding, skid cars and fast car

Olympus hosts
Andy Parker, Sarah Parker, Mark Thakara, Andy Cochrane, Sara Cubitt

Ian Burley, Stuart Miles, David Corefield, Rod Lawton, Roy Green, Gavin Stoker, Neil Whitford, Vincent Oliver, Dan Lezano