Jamie MacDonald

Olympus Trailblazer

Olympus Trailblazer

Jamie is a photographer and social influencer from Eaton Rapids, Michigan.

Jamie is a photographer and social influencer from Eaton Rapids, Michigan.

About Jamie

A member of the Olympus Visionary Program since 2012 and a member of the Olympus PEN Ready Project, Jamie MacDonald is a nature and stock photographer and social influencer living in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. A husband and the father of two boys who are widely featured in his work, he describes his love of photography as one that is “rooted in the desire to move people to see the world around them in new ways.”

With a primary focus on black-and-white landscapes and an unmatched passion for the Olympus brand, his professional and Getty Images stock portfolios run the gamut from portrait to still life to landscapes.

“I fell in love with the Olympus OM-D the first time I saw the 5-axis image stabilization freeze the image in the viewfinder. It was like nothing I had ever experienced in a camera.”

When he’s not out shooting, Jamie can often be found contributing to several photography websites, including Small Camera BIG Picture, Borrowlenses.com, and a variety of social networks, where he is widely regarded and respected as an Olympus and mirrorless photography expert.

Jamie is also very active in leading photography workshops and photowalks in and around his home state of Michigan. Jamie highlights the Olympus OM-D E-M5 as his favorite Olympus camera for its combination of power, portability, weatherproofing and optics.

About the Program

The Olympus Visionary Program is Olympus America Inc.’s official program for professional and emerging photographers. Its mission is to define the state of digital imaging for professional and advanced consumer audiences, and to promote both the individual photographer and Olympus’ highly-regarded and widely-acclaimed digital camera systems. Olympus Visionaries are established, award-winning professional photographers who travel the world with Olympus products to capture life’s beauty and splendor. The elite members of the program include several Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers, as well as artists whose careers have included assignments around the globe. For regularly updated content from all of the Olympus Visionaries, visit www.facebook.com/getolympus, www.youtube.com/getolympus and follow @getolympus on Twitter. For more information about the Olympus Visionary program, please contact Jennifer Colucci at VisionaryProgram@olympus.com.

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