Last Chance To Enter The Societies’ 2018 Convention Prize Draw

2018 Convention

This is your last chance to enter to win a Super Big Deal ticket to The Societies’ 2018 London Convention valued at £645!

The Societies’ Photographic Convention and Trade Show is Europe’s Largest All-welcome Photographic Convention. The 2018 Convention is a veritable feast of education, with five days of action packed programmes designed to help you put your imagery ahead of the game.

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
Non Members also receive a 1 year subscription to The Societies of Photographers.

To enter all you have to do is fill in the simple form:

https://swpp.co.uk/competition/convention.htm

The deadline is 31 October 2017 so enter now!

Good Luck!

Vote for your favourite photographic products and services of the year

Trade Awards

Votes are now pouring in for The Societies of Photographers’ 2017 Trade Awards, recognising businesses in the photographic industry from best professional software to the best professional digital camera.

Photographers are encouraged to nominate companies or products that they feel deserve the recognition of this prestigious award.

Your vote counts and you could win a Masterclass Full 4 Day Pass to The Societies 2018 London Photo Convention! (worth up to £225)
All completed forms will be entered in to the prize draw and the winner will be announced after the 31 December 2017.

Categories

Best Professional Flashgun
Best Professional Lighting
Best Professional Lab
Best Professional Album
Best Professional Paper
Best Professional Digital Camera
Best Professional Lens
Best Professional Printer
Best Professional Studio Accessory
Best Professional Software
Best Professional Customer Service
Best Professional Website provider
Best Professional Frame
Best Professional Training

The Trade Awards are presented at The Societies’ Awards Dinner during the London Photographic Convention.

Voting closes on the 31 December 2017.

Vote now: https://swpp.co.uk/trade-awards/

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

citizen

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).

CITIZEN PHOTO: For the keepers of the moment WWW.CITIZEN.PHOTO

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

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/

Shooting a Commercial Look Book with Neil Shearer

Neil Shearer - Shooting a Commercial Look Book

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to announce a new Location Seminar for The Societies’ 2018 Convention with Neil Shearer ASWPP.

Join Neil  and a range of athletes on Thursday 11 January 2018 at CrossFit Thames, London to learn how he shoots commercial sports photography, while getting the chance to shoot professional athletes in a state-of-the-art Crossfit Box.

You will learn how to plan your creative ideas, devise lighting set-ups through to shooting a look-book for a commercial client.

This seminar is going to be practical so don’t forget to bring your camera and a range of lenses.

http://swpp.co.uk/convention/2018/title-class-Shearer132500CommercialThursday.htm

For more information check out the Convention section of the website.

Places are strictly limited, book today to avoid disappointment!

Sony Confirm Sponsorship of The Societies’ 2018 20×16 Print Competition + Flash Sale!

The Societies are pleased to announce that Sony will be sponsoring the annual 20×16” Print Competition, that takes place at the Convention, with the superb a7II E-mount Camera + Lens (valued at up to £1,979).

Phil Jones, The Societies CEO says, “We are very pleased to announce that Sony will be sponsoring this years 20×16” Print Competition prize with a a7II E-mount Camera and lens which will be awarded to the overall 20×16” Print Competition winner at our Awards Night on the Saturday 13 January 2018 during our Convention. We are encouraging all photographers to enter the competition for a chance to win this fantastic prize. Also all category and sub-category winners receive a prize and a trophy!”

He continues, “We have also added two new subcategories to the competition Newborn and Fashion, and we are looking forward to seeing entries in to these categories”.

STOP THE PRESS!

Book your prints now and get 20% off 5 prints or more!

To take advantage of our fantastic 20% off* offer please quote “20×16 Flash Sale” in the voucher box, when submitting your payment using the booking form.

Offer expires 31 August 2017

*Not available via PayPal payment option.

For full details on The Societies’ 20×16” Print Competition, please check out the website:

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

 

Conceptual Storytelling Location Seminar with Audrey Kelly

Audrey Kelly

The Societies of Photographers are pleased to announce a new Location Seminar for The Societies’ 2018 Convention with Audrey Kelly ASWPP.

Join Audrey and a model on Thursday 11 January 2018 in Harefield Grove, London to learn how she utilises a scene on location to create fine art style images.

Delegates will also learn how best to light a scene and characters within it, not only to create a cinematic look, but to suit the particular genre that the story may entail. Attendees will also gain experience on how to pose subjects in relation to story and character building.

This seminar is going to be practical so don’t forget to bring your camera and a range of lenses.

http://swpp.co.uk/convention/2018/title-class-Kelly125426PortraitThursday.htm

For more information check out the Convention section of the website.

Places are strictly limited, book today to avoid disappointment!

The Societies’ 2018 Convention Speakers Announced

We are delighted to announce the preliminary list of speakers for the 2018 London Photo Convention to whet your appetite. The line-up includes many exciting speakers from around the world  as well as some of the top UK photographers making this a truly international event of the highest calibre.

Early Bird Offers

2 Full-Masterclass Tickets for the price of 1
or
30% off tickets (excluding full Masterclass pass, Welcome Party and Awards Dinner)

PROMO CODE: Early Bird – Book before June 30 2017 to take advantage of these offers.

For more information on the 2018 Convention please see: http://www.swpp.co.uk/convention/

Meet the speakers

Would you like to be considered as a Speaker for the 2018 Convention?

Richard P Walton

You are invited to submit speaking proposals for The Societies’ 2018 Convention in London, UK at the Hilton London Metropole hotel. Join world-renowned photographers and industry experts as we kick-start the 2018 photography calendar.

Speakers Selection

Speakers proposals will be selected based on suitability and significance of topic as well as indications that the presentation will be organised and well prepared. We will also consider balance in the range of topics, level of expertise and the interests covered.

Speaker proposals should contain the following information:

  • Title
  • Description
  • Name of person presenting.
  • Speaker’s Bio – Each session will consist of one speaker unless otherwise approved by The Societies of Photographers.
  • Advise if a demonstration will be provided and, if so, provide details of any special equipment needed to support your presentation or demonstration
  • List any other conferences where this material has been presented or will be submitted
  • Model Requirements

Example of topic considered:

  • Wedding Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Landscape
  • Posing
  • Portraiture
  • Personal Development
  • Lighting Techniques
  • WorkFlow
  • Inspiration
  • Documentary Photography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Composite
  • Color Management
  • Commercial Photography
  • Press Photography
  • Sports Photography
  • Event Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Travel Photography
  • Business
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Marketing
  • Plus more….

We look forward to hearing from all the creative, informational, invigorating, and talented individuals who are willing to inspire our attendees to walk away from this Convention with an extraordinary wealth of knowledge. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

What do I receive as a speaker?

  • All speakers receive a full Masterclass pass to The Societies’ 2018 Convention.
  • Accommodation*
  • Travel allowance*
  • Food allowance*

* Allowances dependent on speaking schedule.

Speaker Proposal submission deadline – 31 March 2017
2018 Convention Dates – 10-14 January 2018

Speakers Proposal Form: https://swpp.co.uk/secure/convention-speaker.htm