Join What Digital Camera, Amateur Photographer & Olympus at The Mayor's Thames Festival (in partnership with Barclaycard Freedom) for FREE photography master classes and your chance to win an Olympus EPL 1

What Digital Camera, Amateur Photographer and Olympus are offering free drop-in masterclasses for festival visitors, on a first come, first serve basis between 12 noon-5 pm in a marquee located under Hungerford Bridge in front of Festival Hall. There will also be free magazines and photography tips leaflets given to the first 500 people.

Speaking in the marquee, will be Editor of What Digital Camera Nigel Atherton and top professional photographer and author John Freeman They will provide a mix of live and recorded presentations, giving you the best tips on taking competition winning photos at the festival.

Upload your best photos of the Festival for a chance to win the new Olympus EPL1 Double Zoom kit including 14-42 wide angle zoom and 40-150 telezoom lenses (worth over £700 rrp). See for more details on the camera.

Runner-up prizes include a School of Photographic Imaging photography course (worth £299) – see, and subscriptions to What Digital Camera and Amateur Photographer magazines

Come and get a hands-on look at Olympus’ newest models, including the EPL 1 prize. You can try them out for free, whilst getting advice on taking competition winning images.

To enter email your photos to and for more information on the rules of the competition visit
Don’t forget to use the skills learnt at the masterclasses to enter the Festival’s Photo Competition.

Deadline for entries: Midday 30 September 2010

Good luck everyone.