About Olympus Global Open Photo Contest
Olympus has been recognized as a pioneer innovator focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling. The annual Olympus Global Open Photo Contest was launched in 2015 to recognize the works of diverse professional and amateur photographers.
Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 – Call for Entries
Discover Olympus Through Our History, Design, and Our Stories
Olympus, founded in 1919 to domestically manufacture microscopes, has leveraged optical technologies to develop diverse cameras and gastroscopes or endoscopes over the years, and to this day continues to apply its expertise toward the creation of ever-new value.
There is a clear reason for the design of every Olympus product. Our passion is reflected in the sophisticated design of our products, including digital cameras and other consumer goods as well as industrial and medical devices.
Our mission is to “make the world healthier, safer and more fulfilling”. We continue to strive to help making your every day safer, contribute to the future of healthcare, enhance people’s wellness and happiness, and enrich their lives, through our products and advanced solutions that are unique to Olympus.