Wedding Venues get a boost from the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographer

For Brides who are looking for a great wedding venue for their ‘Big Day’ the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers has a massive 12,000 directory of wedding venues that span the world.

“This is a great resource for wedding couples enabling them to find a great wedding location”, says CEO Phil Jones.  While couples that are getting married they can also find a talented Society photographer to capture their special day from the Societies list of over 7000 members.

Wedding venues that are currently not listed can be added by completing a simple form found on the SWPP site.

The Societies is happy to announce Annemarie King speaking at the 2011 Convention

A full time Professional Imagemaker since the early nineties,

Annemarie will be presenting a Masteclass entitled In a nutshell – Calm! Design, build and grow your perfect wedding business. Enjoy your business and your life. Advice I wish I had known right from the start in my career. In a nutshell. Simples!

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Mark Lenik speaking at the 2011 Convention

Mark Lenik is at the forefront of ‘DSLR Wedding Cinematography’, with a reputation as one of the best wedding film makers in the UK.

Mark will be presenting 3 Masterclasses

DSLR Cinematography – ‘Filming Weddings’

DSLR Cinematography – ‘Editing a Wedding Video using ‘Final Cut Pro 7’ (mac users)

DSLR Cinematography – ‘Editing a Wedding Video using’ Sony Vegas 9 Pro’ (PC users)
The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Sofie Louca & Paul Karaolides speaking at the 2011 Convention

Sofie Louca & Paul Karaolides have over 20 years of photographic experience between them.

Sofie & Paul ‘s Programmes

Kiss My Pixels (Superclass) – Demonstrating how to create your own personal style.

PS: I Love You (Masterclass) – Demonstrating retouching in Photoshop to a high industry standard, and the use of HDR.

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Damien Lovegrove speaking at the 2011 Convention

Professional portrait and wedding photography expert, Damien learned his trade as a cameraman and lighting director during 14 years at the BBC.

Damien’s Programme. 2 Masterclasses

Advanced lighting and composition for location and studio portraits (Masterclass)

Secrets and strategies revealed (Masterclass)

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce John McCrae speaking at the 2011 Convention

John MacRae, a college trained photographer, for more than 25 years.

John’s Masterclass is entitled Advanced Commercial Product Photography (or Increasing your Bank Balance) – Taking “everyday” commercial pack shots and showcasing enhancing techniques that greatly improve the value of the shots to photographic agencies and direct customers alike.

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Chris Lord & Karen Martin speaking at the 2011 Convention

Lord  & Martin Photography has evolved over the last couple of years and they are rapidly becoming prominent photographers in the Cumbrian area.

Chris and Karen’s Masterclass is entitled T’weet T’who? – Tweet yourself to an enlightening Masterclass for a photographers perspective of exploiting cyberspace to your advantage.

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce David Moffitt speaking at the 2011 Convention

With over 20 years experience, David Moffitt is acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading portrait and wedding photographers.

David will be presenting a Masterclass entitled Maternity and Beyond – This seminar will unlock the secrets to developing a successful long term programme of photographing pregnant mothers and their new born children.

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Roy McKeown speaking at the 2011 Convention

Roy McKeown is unusual in that he makes a living from Landscape and Fine Art photography.

Roy is presenting a Masterclass entitled Landscape Photography for Everyone – He will be explaining the secrets of his success and how every photographer can earn at least part of their living from landscapes

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011

The Societies is happy to announce Sergio Muscat speaking at the 2011 Convention

Sergio Muscat is young, sensitive and contemplative. He has been immersed in the world of photography since a young age, through the influence of his father.

Sergio’s Masterclass is called The Fine Art of Photography – What is fine art photography? To say that the answer to this question – if one exists – is subjective, is somewhat of an understatement.

The 2011 Convention will be held in London
11th-17th January 2011
Trade Show 14th-16th January 2011