An Olympus Visionary since 2012, Victor Rodriguez's journey towards becoming an Olympus Visionary is a unique as his edgy fashion photography.
In 2009, just prior to the launch of the Olympus E-30 DSLR, Olympus reached out to about a dozen of the University of the Arts best young photographers and asked them to put the new camera debuting art filters to the test. Victor was the standout amongst those young photographers, and later that year his work also appeared in the brochure for the Olympus E-620. The rest is history.
Today Victor is a college photography professor, the founder of Photography by Victor and his edgy, urban and gritty style of fashion photography has caught the attention of many specifically in the Philadelphia area. To date Victor’s work has appeared in multiple Olympus brochures, in numerous Philadelphia-area ad campaigns as well as in the pages of several media outlets including The Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia Metro, Sun Tan Magazine, MAMi Magazine and Culture de Tragedie.pages of several media outlets including The Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia Metro, Sun Tan Magazine, MAMi Magazine and Culture de Tragedie.
What's in My Bag?
- E-5 w/ HLD-5 grip
- OM-D E-M5 w/ HLD-6 grip
- E-P3 w/ EVF-2
- 14-35mm f2.0 lens
- 35-100mm f2.0 lens
- 75mm f1.8 lens
- 45mm f1.8 lens
- 12mm f2.0 lens
Victor lists his favorite Olympus camera as the OM-D E-M5 because of the camera’s timeless design and pro-level results in a small package.
The Olympus Visionary Program is Olympus Imaging 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.
Members of the Olympus Visionary Program participate in events, photo and video content creation, social media, imaging associations and much more. The Olympus Visionary Program is constantly evolving and welcomes and encourages new and innovative ideas and contributions from its members.
Olympus Trailblazers are members of the Olympus Visionary Program who are emerging creators that use Olympus products to explore the wonder of everyday life and share it in brilliant detail. Olympus has discovered many of its Trailblazers through their engagement with the brand on its many social media channels.