Win a Datacolor Spyder5 – fill in a short survey to enter!

Datacolor Spyder5

Datacolor has launched a survey to explore UK photographers’ usage and knowledge of colour management in their photographic workflow. The survey aims to capture a snapshot of the UK photography community in order to detail insights into how colour management is incorporated into their workflow and discover their opinions on the impact it has on the quality of their work.

Survey participants will be entered into a prize draw to win a Spyder5 upon completion of the survey.

To complete the survey, visit
www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/datacolorsurvey

Save on perfect colour

Until June 6th, customers can save over £130 on Spyder products through qualified retail stores as well as Datacolor’s online shop. The promotion runs in conjunction with the FUJIFILM Fotoservice pro product, where customers can save 50% on a FUJIFILM Fotoservice pro product when they purchase a qualifying Spyder product.

 Datacolor Spring promotion information can be found here.

 FUJIFILM Fotoservice pro promotion information can be found here.

 

Professional Imagemaker June-July 2018 now available online

Julia Boggio

The June-July 2018 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available online.

The 140 page issue is filled full of tutorials for photographers, including:

Drone, Mast or Building? by Paul McMullin
Malou’s Marvels – Props on a Budget
Photoshop – Sharpening
The Issue of Colour – Mike McNamee analyses Angélica Dass
Review on the BenQ SW240 monitor
Plus much more…

The cover picture is by Julia Boggio ASWPP.

The June/July 2018 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available within the app and online at:
http://professionalimagemaker.thesocieties.net/digital/

iOS App
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/professional-imagemaker/id489811498?ls=1&mt=8

You can also subscribe to Professional Imagemaker magazine for just £30 a year.

For more information on this photographic magazine check out the following website: http://professionalimagemaker.thesocieties.net

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition May 2018 – Results Announced

Ben_Shirk

We are pleased to announce the results of the May 2018 Monthly Image Competition.

1,204 images were entered in to May’s competition. 55 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 136 images achieved a Highly Commended.

Please follow http://www.thesocieties.net/image_competition-2018/ to view all Gold Awards and Highly Commended Awards.

Ben Shirk from Iowa, USA was awarded this month’s Judges Choice Award winning prizes sponsored by Colorworld Imaging.

Did you get a Gold or High Commended? Don’t forget to get your awards logo/badge here:
https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,37960.0.html

June 2018 Photographic Competitions – Open to both members and non-members alike

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to launch June’s Photographic Competitions.

We would like to thank all those who have previously entered The Societies of Photographers’ monthly open to all photographic competitions. This month we launch another three competitions for you to enter and we look forward to seeing more stunning images.

Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography.

Discovering Nature Photography Competition

Discovering Nature Photography Competition

It’s a wild and wonderful world, we would love to see however you want to portray the wild world, whether it’s wild animals to wild weather, let’s see your images entered.

http://sinwp.com/dn/

On Your Travels Photography Competition

On Your Travels Photography Competition

Travel photography is becoming more and more popular as people are travelling all the around the world with their camera in hand. This competition is open to anyone who been taking pictures of anything you see on your travels. We can’t wait to see your entries.

http://sittp.com/oyt2/

The Big Day Photography Competition

The Big Day Photography Competition

Here is your opportunity to show your creativity by entering this The Big Day photography competition. We want to see your best images of the bride and grooms big wedding day. From venues to whole wedding party group shots, show us the beautiful couple on the day.

http://www.swpp.co.uk/tbd/

Also don’t forget to enter the Bird Photographer of the Year Competition in aid of RSPB

Bird Photographer of the Year Competition

If you love taking pictures of birds then we invite you to enter the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year Competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

This is your chance to showcase your talent and help raise funds in aid of the RSPB. We are holding a bird photography competition and would love to see your images entered.

http://sinwp.com/bird/

The Societies of Photographers prepares for Exeter and Cardiff Photographic Road Shows

Roadshow

The Societies is pleased to announce 2 new photographic road shows to be held in Exeter on the 12 June and Cardiff on the 13 June.

The all-welcome events are the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks. A range of photographic lecturers have been lined up to teach budding photographers a range of photographic topics.

The Trade Show will feature leading photographic companies where attendees can get information on the latest equipment and services. Such as Sony, Aaduki, Pentax, The Flash Centre, Permajet, Photomart, Sim Imaging, Light Blue Software, Loxley Colour and so much more.

Colin Jones says, “We are delighted to bring the road shows back to Exeter and Cardiff. We have prepared free Masterclasses that will give photographers hints and tips on how to improve their photography and business, along with a trade show packed full of leading photographic companies eager to show you the latest in products and services from the industry.”

He continues, “If you are an aspiring photographer or operate your own photographic business you will find these days informative and educational. Tickets are free and this gains you entry to both the trade show and the Masterclasses.”

For more information on the roadshows and to register for your free tickets please see:
http://thesocieties.net/roadshows/

May 2018 Photographic Competitions – Open to both members and non-members alike

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to launch April’s Photographic Competitions.

We would like to thank all those who have previously entered The Societies of Photographers’ monthly open to all photographic competitions. This month we launch another two competitions for you to enter and we look forward to seeing more stunning images.

Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography.

In The Wild Photography Competition

in the wild

Win 12 months Digital membership The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers & pair of Tasco 10×25 Binoculars prize valued at £20.

It’s a wild and wonderful world, we would love to see however you want to portray the wild world, whether it’s wild animals to wild weather, let’s see your images entered.

http://sinwp.com/itw/

Voyage of Discovery Photography Competition

voyage of discovery

These are the Voyages of you and your camera, show us what you have discovered from around the globe. People, buildings, Architecture, Cityscapes, Street life anything you have captured on your travels is welcome.

The images should give a feeling of presence and place, and should tell a story.

Win 12 months digital membership The Society of International Travel and Tourism Photographers plus a .pics Lens Clip.

http://sittp.com/vod/

Also don’t forget to enter the Bird Photographer of the Year Competition in aid of RSPB

Bird Photographer of the Year Competition

If you love taking pictures of birds then we invite you to enter the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year Competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

This is your chance to showcase your talent and help raise funds in aid of the RSPB. We are holding a bird photography competition and would love to see your images entered.

http://sinwp.com/bird/

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition April 2018 – Results Announced

Sarah Savage

We are pleased to announce the results of the April 2018 Monthly Image Competition.

1,426 images were entered in to April’s competition. 41 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 69 images achieved a Highly Commended.

Please follow http://www.thesocieties.net/image_competition-2018/ to view all Gold Awards and Highly Commended Awards.

Sarah Savage from Mid Glamorgan, UK was awarded this month’s Judges Choice Award winning prizes sponsored by Colorworld Imaging.

Did you get a Gold or High Commended? Don’t forget to get your awards logo/badge here:
https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,37960.0.html

SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year Competition 2018 is now open for entries

Bird Photographer of the Year Competition

Calling all photographers! Enter your best bird images into this exciting photo competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers is pleased to announce the inaugural Bird Photographer of the Year Competition in aid of RSPB.

Phil Jones The Societies CEO says, “We are really excited to announce this new competition for nature and wildlife photographers. We are asking for a small donation of £1 per image and 100% of this donation goes straight to the RSPB to help them protect wildlife and the wider countryside you love.”

He continues, “Not only are we looking forward to seeing all your wonderful images, we are also looking forward to helping the RSPB and with your help hopefully we can make a sizeable donation.”

The winner of the competition will win over £250 worth of photographic prizes, as well as the prestigious SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year Trophy and Certificate.

The competition closes on 31 July 2018. So don’t delay and enter your images today.

The Bird Photographer of the Year in aid of RSPB competition is proudly supported by Aaduki Multimedia Insurance, PermaJet, The Societies of Photographers and .photo domains.

Enter here: http://sinwp.com/bird/

 

The Societies of Photographers prepares for Falkirk, Newcastle and Wigan Photographic Road Shows

The Societies is pleased to announce 3 new photographic road shows to be held in Falkirk on the 17 April, Newcastle upon Tyne on the 18 April and Wigan  on the 19 April.

The all-welcome events are the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks. A range of photographic lecturers have been lined up to teach budding photographers a range of photographic topics.

The Trade Show will feature leading photographic companies where attendees can get information on the latest equipment and services. Such as Sony, Aaduki, Pentax, The Flash Centre, Photomart, Sim Imaging, Light Blue Software, Loxley Colour and so much more.

Colin Jones says, “We are delighted to bring the road shows to Falkirk, Newcastle and Wigan. We have prepared free Masterclasses that will give photographers hints and tips on how to improve their photography and business, along with a trade show packed full of leading photographic companies eager to show you the latest in products and services from the industry.”

He continues, “If you are an aspiring photographer or operate your own photographic business you will find these days informative and educational. Tickets are free and this gains you entry to both the trade show and the Masterclasses.”

For more information on the roadshows and to register for your free tickets please see:
http://thesocieties.net/roadshows/

Professional Imagemaker April-May 2018 now available online

Apr May photo mag

The April-May 2018 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available online.

The 124 page issue is filled full of tutorials for photographers, including:

Photoshop CC 2018
Shooting a Rock Star
Zerene Stacker and Extreme Macro
Review on PermaJet Photo Lustre 310
Review on Páramo Párajo Jacket
Plus much more…

The cover picture is by Kutub Uddin, Macro and Close-up Photographer of The Year

You can subscribe to Professional Imagemaker magazine for just £30 a year, it is also available on iOS devices and a Digital Edition is available to view on your computer, and HTML5 enabled smartphones and tablets.

For more information on this photographic magazine check out the following website: http://professionalimagemaker.thesocieties.net