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

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition March 2018 – Results Announced

Manousopoulos_Prokopis

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

1,146 images were entered in to March’s competition. 66 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 148 images achieved a Highly Commended.

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

Manousopoulos Prokopis from Greece 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

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition February 2018 – Results Announced

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

1,312 images were entered in to February’s competition. 23 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 73 images achieved a Highly Commended.

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

Damjan Fiket from Croatia was awarded this month’s Judges Choice Award winning prizes sponsored by Colorworld Imaging.

Professional Imagemaker February-March 2018 now available online

Photo Magazine

The February-March 2018 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available online.

The 148 page issue is filled full of tutorials for photographers, including:

2018 Convention Reports
Photographer of the Year
The Trade Awards
The 16×20 Print Competition
Seminars Round-up
Angela Adams talks to Gordon McGowan
David Hakamaki – Home-business
The Exposure Conundrum
Chris Algar – Photographing Birds
Paula Tighe – GDPR

The cover picture is by Paulina Duczman, Winner 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

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition January 2018 – Results Announced

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

1035 images were entered in to January’s competition. 15 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 71 images achieved a Highly Commended.

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

Emma Kitchen from Oxfordshire, UK was awarded this month’s Judges Choice Award winning prizes sponsored by Colorworld Imaging.

Last chance to register for your FREE Tickets to The Societies’ 2018 London Photo Convention

Canon at London Photo Trade Show

If You Are An Aspiring Photographer This Convention And Trade Show Is A Must!

The ‘big guns’ of the photo industry are gearing up for the 2018 Photo Trade Show in London.

Canon, Olympus, Sony, Fujifilm, Manfrotto, Elinchrom, Panasonic and Zeiss are just some of the leading companies lined up to show their products at The Societies’ London Convention and Trade Show.

To date bookings have been flooding in with attendees eager to see what is on offer and to build their ‘wish list’ of gear for their upcoming year.

The Societies’ CEO Phil Jones says ‘This is a great opportunity to be the first to see new products and services on offer from major manufacturers in the photographic industry. The Trade Show also offers attendees a comprehensive schedule of live demonstrations and lectures which makes it a must for those who are serious about their photography’.

Photographers planning to visit the biggest photographic Convention ever held in Europe, can still access the Trade Show element of the London-based event free of charge, if they pre-register before 5 January 2018.

The three-day trade show organised by The Societies, will be held at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU, starting on Friday 12 January 2018.

Over 100 exhibitors are preparing to show the latest products and services from the photographic industry.

Phil Jones, The Societies’ CEO says, “There is no question that this show is a ‘must-do’ event for all serious photographers”

He added, “Many of the trade have negotiated special deals for the 2018 Trade Show. There will also be a range of free demonstrations from some of the key players within the industry, such as Hasselblad, The Flash Centre, Sony…to name a few.

Our 2018 Convention will simply be the biggest event of its kind ever held in Europe – and our message to photographers is simple ‘don’t miss it’.”

For more information on The Societies 2018 Convention, please visit the link below: http://swpp.co.uk/convention/