Win a CITIZEN Limited Edition Red Arrows Navihawk A.T Eco Drive Watch

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CITIZEN PHOTO is proud to sponsor The Societies Monthly Image Competition and 2018 20×16″ Print Competition and has teamed up with the watch division of the company to offer a Limited Edition Red Arrows Navihawk A.T Eco Drive watch, worth £569 each, for the winners of each competition.

2018 marks the centenary for CITIZEN and with 100 years behind them, you can be assured that the same precision manufacturing excellence that can be found within the company’s watch technology, in their range of industry leading photo printers.

The Limited Edition Red Arrows Navihawk A.T Eco Drive watches are showcased in a stainless steel case and mesh bracelet. Featuring Radio-controlled Atomic Clock Synchronisation for superior accuracy, world time in 43 cities, 1/100 second chronograph, perpetual calendar, dual time, 2 alarms, 99-minute countdown timer, digital display light, UTC display, power reserve indicator, pilot’s rotating slide rule bezel and anti-reflective crystal. The partnership with the Red Arrows is acknowledged by the inclusion of the ‘Diamond Nine’ formation and Limited Edition, which is laser engraved on the case-back.

Competition winners will be awarded a single Limited Edition Red Arrows Navihawk A.T Eco Drive watch, or any watch from the current CITIZEN range either to the same value or up to the same value (£569).

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Phil Jones, The Societies CEO says, “We are very pleased to announce that CITIZEN will be sponsoring this years 20×16” Print Competition and Monthly Image Competition prizes with a Limited Edition Red Arrows Navihawk A.T Eco Drive watch which will be awarded to the overall winners of each competition at our Awards Night on the Saturday 13 January 2018 during our Convention. We are encouraging all photographers to enter the competitions for a chance to win one of these fantastic prizes!”

For full details on The Societies’ 20×16” Print Competition, please check out the website: http://www.swpp.co.uk/convention/20×16.htm

For full details on our Monthly Image Competition and how to enter please see: http://swpp.co.uk/comps.htm

Sony have confirmed that they will be sponsoring the Overall ‘POTY’ at the 2018 Convention

Sony have confirmed that they will be sponsoring the Overall Photographer of the Year Prize for The Societies Monthly Image Competition with an a7R II worth £2500.00.

The Societies will also be sponsoring with an all inclusive trip to WPPI Las Vegas.

All you need to do to be in with a chance of being named our 2017 ‘Photographer of the Year’ is to enter your images here:
http://www.thesocieties.net/competition

All images which achieve a Gold Award will be assessed in December by our panel of judges to determine our winners!
(All Highly Commended Award images will also be evaluated)

Winners are announced at our prestigious Awards Dinner, attended by over 450 guests each year. Information on the dinner can be found here:
http://www.swpp.co.uk/convention/2018/title-class-AwardsDinnerSaturday.htm

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition August 2017 – Results Announced

Sarah Tate FSWPP

We are pleased to announce the results of the August 2017 Monthly Image Competition.

809 images were entered in to August’s competition. 25 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 93 images achieved a Highly Commended.

Please follow http://www.thesocieties.net/image_competition-2017/ to view all Gold Awards and Highly Commended Awards.

Sarah Tate FSWPP from East Sussex, 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

September 2017 Photographic Competitions – Open to both members and non-members alike

Wedding Photo

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to launch September’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.

Win – One year Free Digital Membership of any of our Societies!

Must be Love Photography Competition

Wedding Photo

This month’s competition focuses on the topic of ‘Must be Love’. Any images that depict the emotion, passion, happiness of love, whether it be a wedding or portraiture that shows the topic.

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

Power of Nature Photography Competition

Nature Photography

Septembers’ competition is ‘Power of Nature’. For this competition images are welcome from anything from battling animals and plant life to the geological process of massive weather fronts. Mother nature at it’s best.

http://sinwp.com/pon/

Places of Interest Photography Competition

Travel images

This month’s competition is Places of Interest. Images are welcome from anywhere of interest from around the globe.

http://sittp.com/poi/

 

Introduction to Studio Lighting Full-Day Photography Seminar – Birmingham

Simon Burfoot

The Societies are pleased to announce a new full-day seminar on studio lighting.

Join Simon Burfoot and Brian Collier from The Flash Centre for a full-day seminar on Introduction to Studio Lighting in Birmingham on the 25 October 2017.

Simon says, “This course is aimed at the photographer who wants to take their images to the next level. We will explain and demonstrate just how easy it is to use off camera flash with the minimum amount of equipment allowing you to create different looks to ensure you stand out from the crowd.  Please be assured that this is a training day and not a sales day. The techniques we will show are relevant to any type of off camera flash system including speedlites.”

This seminar is limited on space, so booking early is advised to ensure your place.

Dates and Venues

25 October 2017 – The Flash Centre, Birmingham
http://swpp.co.uk/seminars/BirminghamWednesday25-10-17.htm

For more information check out the Photography Seminars section of the website.

Bank Holiday Madness – The Societies’ 2018 Convention

2018 Convention

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to announce two new Bank Holiday Madness deals for the 2018 Convention.

The Societies’ 2018 Convention Bank Holiday Madness Offers
Super Big Deal Ticket – £525 THIS WEEKEND ONLY £425*!
Big Deal Ticket | £425 THIS WEEKEND ONLY £350*!

Super Big Deal Ticket includes all of the following:
Masterclass Full Pass (Thursday-Sunday)
Trade Show Ticket
Business School Ticket
2 Superclasses (of your choice) or 1 Location Shoot *
Thursday Welcome Party
Saturday Night Awards Dinner

Big Deal Ticket includes all of the following:
Masterclass Full Pass (Thursday-Sunday)
Trade Show Ticket
Full Business School Ticket
Thursday Welcome Party
Saturday Night Awards Dinner
1 Superclass (of your choice)

Promo code: BHM17
Valid until: 29/08/17

Terms and conditions apply. Payment plans not available for this promotion.

Book Now: www.swpp.co.uk/convention/

The Societies of Photographers prepares for Gravesend and Birmingham Photographic Road Shows

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The Societies is pleased to announce 2 new photographic road shows to be held in Gravesend, Kent on the 4 October and Birmingham, West Midlands on the 5 October.

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 from photographic lighting to business.

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

Colin Jones says, “We are delighted to bring the road shows to Gravesend and Birmingham. 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 August-September 2017 now available online

Malou Reedorf

The August-September 2017 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available online.

The bumper, 148 page issue is filled full of tutorials for photographers, from Domenic Aquilina on sports photography, Glamour Make-Up by Malou Reedorf, lighting by Greg Moment, reviews on BlackRapid, Hasselblad X1D, plus much more.

The cover picture is by Malou Reedorf.

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

The Societies of Photographers’ members save 30% off Zenfolio

Zenfolio

Zenfolio have confirmed that they will be offering The Societies’ of Photographers’ members 30% off their first annual subscription.

Zenfolio provides professional photo and video hosting for photographers. Selling and ordering, unlimited storage, secure client access, proofing and more.

To take advantage of this offer check out the Members’ Offers section of The Societies of Photographers’ Forum.

Join today and take full advantage of The Societies’ Benefits of Membership.
http://swpp.co.uk/benefits_of_membership.htm

Discounts for members of the The Societies.

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition July 2017 – Results Announced

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We are pleased to announce the results of the July 2017 Monthly Image Competition.

862 images were entered in to July’s competition. 16 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 44 images achieved a Highly Commended.

Please follow http://www.thesocieties.net/image_competition-2017/ to view all Gold Awards and Highly Commended Awards.

Christina Lauder FSWPP from Leicestershire, 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