Olympus Partners with Denis O’Regan
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Olympus UK's latest pop-up event is an exhibition of vintage photographs by Denis O'Regan. Taken in the 1980s with an assortment of Olympus OM series film cameras, these images were all shot on the band's record breaking 1984 "Sing Blue Silver" tour. The show has been put together to celebrate the impending release of Denis's coffee table book "Careless Memories," which contains hundreds of exquisitely restored, previously unseen photographs, taken mostly during the North American and Japanese legs of the band’s tour. Open until 5th December, the exhibition venue is located at 15 Foubert's Place, just off London's famous Carnaby Street.
Olympus Press Release
Olympus on Film: Olympus team up with top rock photographer Denis O'Regan
Classic Duran Duran images shot on Olympus OM film cameras
Following on from the success of previous events the latest incarnation of Olympus Image Space pop-up events is now live and located just off London's famous Carnaby Street for one week only.
Open now, this latest pop-up is your chance to see a truly memorable set of images of Duran Duran by Denis O'Regan all shot on the original Olympus OM film cameras in the 1980's
The show has been put together to celebrate the impending release of Denis's coffee table book "Careless Memories", a collection of images documenting the band's record breaking 1984 "Sing Blue Silver" tour. Containing hundreds of exquisitely restored, previously unseen photographs, taken mostly during the North American and Japanese legs of the band’s tour, ‘Careless Memories’ provides an unparalleled visual history of Duran Duran’s ascent to the top, with a commentary from the band members themselves.
This one-off event is also your chance to come along and see the multi award winning Olympus OM-D E-M1. Members of the Olympus team will be there with the E-M1 and the E-M5 plus Olympus M.ZUIKO lenses for you to try out while you browse the gallery of Duran Duran images.
Venue & Visitor Information:
15 Foubert's Place (off Carnaby Street), London, W1F 7QB
Daily: 11am - 7pm from Nov 27 to Dec 5 (please note the gallery will close at 5pm on Dec 5.)
For more details on the book "Careless Memories" and accompanying show please visit the following website:
Keep an eye out on Twitter for further special announcements about the show. The Twitter handles to follow are; @OlympusImageSpace @TheDenisOregan @DuranDuran and of course our own @OlympusUK, you'll also need to look out for the hashtag #ddmemories