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

August 2016 Photographic Competitions – Open to both members and non-members alike

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

We would like to thank all those who have previously entered The Societies of Photographers’ monthly 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.

Lovable Pets Photography Competition

Amazing Insects Photography Competition

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January Open to All Photography Comps – Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of January’s Open Competitions.

Wild Planet Photography Competition

Winner – Michel Hagege from Magny les Hameaux, France has won 12 months membership to The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers.

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Photography Competition

Winner – Louis Capeloto from Florida, USA has won 12 months membership to The Society of International Travel and Tourism Photographers.

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Please check out February’s Open Photography Competitions

Ice Light 2 Competition Winner Announced

Westcott Ice Light 2 Competition Winner Announced

We are happy to reveal the winner of the Ice Light 2 competition which has been running since June. The lucky winner will win the Ice Light 2 valued at £549.

Congratulations to Nicole Scarborough from Nottinghamshire whose name was pulled out of the hat which included over a 1000 entries.

Kit contains –

1 x Ice Light 2
1 x Rechargeable Battery for Ice Light 2
1 x Ice Light Battery Charger/Power Cord
1 x Ice Light Gel Clips
1 x Ice Light 2 Carry Case

June Open to all Competition Results Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of June’s Open to All Photography

Discovering Wildlife Winning Image by Marc Mol
Discovering Wildlife Winning Image by Marc Mol

Competitions .

Winners Announced

Discovering Wildlife
http://sinwp.com/dis-wild/1st.htm

Cultures and Traditions
http://sittp.com/cul-trad/1st.htm

Interiors
http://www.sicip.net/int/1st.htm

On the Ball
http://sislp.com/on/1st.htm

Fashion
http://sifgp.com/fas/1st.htm

Thank you to all who entered and we look forward in seeing your entries in our new comps here

Win an Ice Light 2

ice-light2-fb-adThis is your chance to win this latest technology valued at £549.00.

Thanks to a new-patented technology, the Ice Light 2 is 50% brighter while still offering the same compact surface area. Ice Light 2

There is no need to sacrifice portability for output, the Ice Light 2 offers you both.

Ice Light 2 features a 96 CRI (Color Rendering Index) at 5500 degrees Kelvin. Why does this matter? A CRI index measures the ability of a light source to accurately render all frequencies of its color spectrum. Lower CRI ratings will result in problems with skin tone and color.

Kit Contents:

1 x Ice Light 2
1 x Rechargable Battery for Ice Light 2
1 x Ice Light Battery Charger/Power Cord
1 x Ice Light Gel Clips
1 x Ice Light 2 Carry Case

All you need to do to enter is fill in the form and answer the simple question

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

 

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The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition March 2015 – Results Announced

Shane Peagram
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Shane Peagram – Judges Choice Award

We are pleased to announce the results of the March 2015 Monthly Image Competition.

Over 1.200 images were entered in to March’s competition and 44 photographs were awarded a Gold award.

Please follow http://www.thesocieties.net/image_competition-2015/  To view all Gold Award and Highly Commended Awards for March 2015.

*Please note that scores will no longer appear under each individual image on the competition homepage, if your image is not listed in the galleries in the link above then it did not gain an award this month.

Shane Peagram from (South Yorkshire) was awarded this month’s Judges Choice Award winning prizes sponsored by Light Blue Software, Colorworld Imaging and Datacolor.

April Photographic Competitions – Open to both members and non-members alike

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

We would like to thank all those who have previously entered The Societies’ monthly 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.

Places to Visit Photography Competition

This competition gives you a fantastic chance to enter images that depict people and places from around the world.

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All Things Great and Small Photography Competition

The theme of this competition is ‘All Things Great and Small’ Our world provides us with a rich assortments of creatures, landscapes, nature and wildlife both large and small, so this months topic invites entries that depict ‘all things great and small’.

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Monochrome Portraiture

This month’s competition is ‘Monochrome Portraiture’ this can be anything from weddings, children, pets, families, anything that shows the monochromatic essence of the image

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20×16” Print Competition Weekend Flash Sale

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For this weekend only we have an irresistible offer for you to enter the 2015 20×16” Print Competition. Complete the entry form and make payment before 09:00 Monday 24 November 2014 and receive 5 prints for the price of 4.

The 20×16” Print Competition will be judged at The Societies’ Convention in the Waterloo Room and Regent’s Room at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel. The judging process is held in public so photographers can watch the assessment process; this in itself is an invaluable learning process.

All the images which receive a Merit Award will then be displayed for 14,000 visitors to view in the Convention Exhibition Area and the winner will be announced at our prestigious Awards Night on Saturday 17 January at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel.

Not only do you have the chance of having your images seen by 14,000 other photographers, you could also be crowned The Societies’ 20×16″ Overall Photographer of the Year 2015 and be in with the chance of winning a Bowens Gemini 500R twin head kit Valued at £959.00.

To take advantage of our fantastic 5 prints for the price of 4 offer* please quote “Weekend Flash Sale” in the voucher box, when submitting your payment using the form below before 24 November 2014: https://swpp.co.uk/secure/20x16_print_comp.htm

*Not available via PayPal payment option.

Fees

The Societies’ Members: £10 per print
Non-members: £15 per print

Categories

Wedding Category: includes the following sub-categories: Classical, Avant Garde, Reportage/Photojournalism – must be taken at an actual wedding on the day the register is signed. – commissioned work only.

Portrait Category: includes the following sub-categories: Classical, Avant Garde, Children/Babies – commissioned and non-commissioned

Documentary Category: commissioned and non-commissioned

The Natural World – commissioned and non-commissioned

Open Category – Anything goes – commissioned and non-commissioned work

Nouveau Category – Anything goes – commissioned and non-commissioned work – only open to first time entrants of the 20×16 competition.

Please ensure that we receive your entries at the address below by 31 December 2014

20×16” Print Competition
6 Bath Street
Rhyl
Denbighshire
LL18 3EB

Don’t forget to check out the special offers from One Vision Imaging, Sim Lab, and Colorworld for your 20×16” Print Competition printing services.

For further information and price details please click on the link below.

http://swpp.co.uk/convention/20×16.htm