Live Coverage of The SWPP Photographic Awards Night

Join us on the biggest night in the European Photographic Calendar

Live Coverage of The Glittering Photographic Awards Night  http://thesocieties.net/

This is the first time we have had Live web coverage from the Novotel in London so please join us at the SWPP Awards Night and celebrate the success of Photographers from around the world.

Our guest presenter is Philippa Forrester known for her wealth of experience on live television. She is most memorably known for Tomorrow’s World which she co-presented alongside Peter Snow for seven years, anchoring many live specials and outside broadcasts.

Watch coverage from the webcam at http://thesocieties.net/ starting from 8pm till late GMT Sunday 16th January 2011

Join us on the biggest night in the European Photographic Calendar Live Coverage of The Glittering Photographic Awards Night. This is the first time we have had Live web coverage from the Novotel in London

So please join us at the Awards Night and celebrate the success of Photographers from around the world. Our guest presenter is Philippa Forrester known for her wealth of experience on live television. She is most memorably known for Tomorrow’s World which she co-presented alongside Peter Snow for seven years, anchoring many live specials and outside broadcasts.

Watch coverage from the webcam at http://thesocieties.net/ starting from 8pm till late GMT Sunday 16th January 2011

Monthly Image Competition – November 2010

The Societies are pleased to announce the monthly results of the Monthly Image Competition.  With around 20,000 images entered over the 11 month photographic competition, this years comp has been fiercely contended.

November Gold awards are now available to view at http://www.swpp.co.uk/image_competition-2010/Nov/winnerspg01.htm
(The monthly competition is now closed until January)

The 2010 Silver Upgrades can be found at http://swpp.co.uk/image_competition_silver_upgrade_10/winnerspg01.htm

The November Judges choice goes to http://swpp.co.uk/image_competition_10/november.htm

Find individual marks be visiting http://swppusa.com/competition/ Once you have located the image ‘click’ on the ‘i’ in the header bar and scroll to see the score.

Gold awards from previous months can be found by visiting http://swpp.co.uk/comps.htm

The Annual Winners will be announced on Sunday 16 January 2011 at the prestigious Awards Dinner at the Convention The Societies’ London Convention

Now is the time to send in your 20 x 16 entries, details can be found here: http://swpp.co.uk/convention/20×16.htm

We look forward to seeing you at the Convention in January

2010 Photographic Trade Awards

Votes are not rolling in for the 2010 Photographic Trade Awards and everyone who is interested in photography is invited to have their say.

Categories:

Best Professional D-SLR:
Best Professional Lens:
Best Professional Printer:
Best Studio Lighting:
Best Flashgun:
Best Inkjet Paper:
Best Photo Productivity Digital Tool:
Best Imaging Innovation:
Best Accessory:
Best Professional Album:
Best Photographic Training:
Best Professional lab:
Best Photo Finishing Product:
Best Professional Service:
Professional Product of the Year:

https://swpp.co.uk/secure/trade-awards.htm

Votes must be entered by 31 December 2010

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