About Olympusphere

What is Olympusphere?

Olympus Imaging Malaysia has launched Malaysia's first Olympus photo community – Olympusphere. It is an online photo community site for users to share, learn and interact easily with other Olympus users. What is unique about Olympusphere is that it allows users to earn Olympus Points that can be used to offset purchases from the Olympus online store. Be part of this Olympus community and start showcasing your work today.

What are the benefits of Olympusphere?

Olympusphere provides a platform for Olympus users to share. Share your photos, like photos, add it to your favourites, share it with your friends on social networks or even give other users feedback and comments. Olympusphere allows users to enjoy and learn from other likeminded photography enthusiasts. Through Olympusphere, users can earn Olympus Points that can be used to offset purchases from the Olympus online store.

Competitions & Activities

Users can join competitions and activities exclusive to the Olympusphere community. These activities and competitions allow users to hone and improve photography skills. By participating in competitions and activities, users have the opportunity to receive exclusive Olympus prizes.

Can anyone use Olympusphere?

Anyone can browse Olympusphere, however, an Olympusphere account is required to use the site. If you have an existing Olympus account, please log in with your Olympus registered email and password. For new account registration, Olympus product registration is required to create an Olympusphere account.

Click here to log in or register

Olympus Registered Users

Olympus registered users will be able to enjoy the full features of Olympusphere. Registered users can upload photos, like & comment on other user's photos. By using these features, users can earn Olympus Points that can be used to offset purchases from the Olympus online store.

Activity Points Awarded
Photo Upload (Single photo) 20
Photo Upload (Album) 200
Photo Upload for Featured Category 200
   
Allowing other users to download photo
*applies only once per photo, when uploading new photos.
20
Photo downloaded by other users 100
   
Selected as This Week's Featured Photos 1000
Ranked as Most Popular 1000
Ranked as Most Comments 1000
Ranked as Most Viewed 1000
   
Photos added to "My Favourites" by other users 50
Being added to "Users Followed" by other users 50
   
Liking of other users Photos 5
Receive Like from other users 5
   
Setting up of profile *applies only for the first time 1000

Post Photos

Share your photos with the Olympusphere community by clicking on "Upload Photos". Users can post a single photo or an album (5 - 10 photos). Users can choose to post either in the general theme or special themes.

General theme allows users to share photos of any category taken with their Olympus system. Special themes may be based on special occasions, photographic techniques and features of the Olympus system. Special themes allow users to showcase their photos in these special areas and earn additional Olympus Points.

Downloading of Photos

Users have the option of allowing other users to download their photo(s) for personal use. Users will be awarded 20 points per new upload with download permission. By tagging your photo under a specified category, other users will be able to search and download your photo(s). With every download of the photo by other users, an additional 100 points will be awarded. Olympusphere users will not only be able to showcase their work, but benefit as well.

Ranking

Photos will be ranked based on most popular, most comments and most viewed on a weekly basis. Ranked photos will not only receive additional points, the users will receive recognition as well. It's exciting to find out what other Olympusphere members think of your photos after you've posted them.

Favourite Photos & Follow Other Users

Users can follow other users. By clicking on the Follow button on other user's Photo Detail page or Profile Page, you can add him/her to "Users Followed" page. Similarly, by clicking on the Favourite button, you can add photos to your Favourites. These photos will be saved under My Favourites page, and can be viewed any time on your My Page.

Like

Users can Like photos of other users. By using the "Like" feature, users will be able to earn Olympus Points that can be used to offset purchases made on the Olympus online store. Users with the most "Likes" will be ranked weekly.

Click here for more information on the points.

Comments

Users can view and comment on photos. This is a good way to communicate and to interact with other users.

Other Features

My Page

My Page can be viewed after users register as an Olympusphere member. My Page contains features that allow users to manage their profile including posted images, view comments and records of photos.

Users can change their profile photo on their My Page. Display Name cannot be changed.

Search Photos

Users can easily search for photos on Olympusphere using the Photo Search feature. It allows users to search photos by detailed categories such as subject and photographic equipment.

Sharing on Social Media

Olympusphere photos can be easily shared on social networking sites such as Facebook via a URL link. To share the photo, users just have to click on the SNS share icons located in the SHARE THIS PAGE box in the bottom right-hand corner of the Details and Settings page, or copy the URL provided in the SHARE THIS PAGE box.

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