The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition Opens for 2018

Monthly Image Comp

2018 marks a new start for The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition.

Before members start to upload to the competition, we ask that you quickly check the rules, category definitions and the How to Successfully Upload Your Images to the Monthly Competition forum thread.

2018 Monthly Image Competition Categories

Architectural | Boudoir and Beauty | Children | Commercial and Industrial (updated) | Events | Fashion | Illustrative (new) | Landscape | Macro and Close Up | Maternity (new) | Media and Documentary | Monochrome | Nature | Newborn (new) | Open Avant Garde | Pet Portrait | Pictorial and Fine Art | Portrait Avant Garde | Portrait Environmental | Portrait Studio | Sport | Street | Wedding Day (new) | Wedding Day – Bride or Groom Alone (new) | Wedding Day – Pre-Post (new) | Wildlife

We look forward to seeing all your entries throughout 2018.

Trevor and Faye Yerbury’s 2018 Superclass ‘The Contemporary Studio’ – Now Sold Out


Trevor and Faye Yerbury’s Superclass “The Contemporary Studio” proves to be popular with photographers.

The class is now sold out and the 15 delegates are in for a real treat.

Trevor and Faye will also be hosting a Masterclass at the 2018 Convention. “So…. You want to be a Portrait Artist?” on Saturday 13th Jan 2018 at 14:00.

If you are looking to book a particular Superclass or Location Seminar, we advise you to book as soon as possible as places are becoming limited with the run up to the Convention.

For more information on our annual Convention please see:

The Societies’ 2018 Convention Show Guide now available online

Show Guide

The 2018 Convention Show Guide will be dispatched to members of The Societies and Convention delegates within the next couple of days. But in the meantime, if you wish to download a copy on to an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) from the iTunes store, you can do so through the Professional Imagemaker app.

Also the digital edition of the Show Guide is available to view on the website here

If you wish to download the Show Guide pdf for your non iPhone/iPad device, please see:


Class schedule
Exhibitor’s directory
The Societies’ Awards Dinner
Trade Show floorplan
Convention vouchers

For more information on The Societies’ 2018 Convention, please visit:

The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition November 2017 – Results Announced


We are pleased to announce the results of the November 2017 Monthly Image Competition.

1,024 images were entered in to November’s competition. 38 photographs were awarded a Gold award and 108 images achieved a Highly Commended.

Please follow to view all Gold Awards and Highly Commended Awards.

Michelle Whitmore ASINWP ASWPP from UK 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:,37960.0.html

Professional Imagemaker December 2017-January 2018 now available online


The December 2017-January 2018 issue of Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available online.

The 132 page issue is filled full of tutorials for photographers, including:
Faye and Trevor Yerbury – The Fine Art Nude 3
Click Featured
Angela Adams talks to Magdalena Sienicka
Leopard Make-up – Malou Reedorf
Andrew Funderburg – Core Principles
Cass Davies – Building a solid newborn workflow
Photoshop Shorts – Creative Cloud 2018 Update
Robin Goodlad – Putting Food on the Table
Stuart Wood – Dining at The Savoy
Gary Hughes– Weaponise Your Blog!
Montizambert – Light, Depth and Demons
The Power of Simple by Robert Evans
PortraitPro 17 – Review
Feature – One Vision Imaging
Rich Photographer, Poor Photographer – Richard Bradbury
Neil Shearer – Shooting CrossFit

The cover picture is by Stuart Wood FSWPP.

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:

Win an iPad Air 2 + Complete Album Set in Acrylic Prestige collection from nPhoto


The Societies have confirmed they will be hosting a free prize draw to win an iPad Air 2 + Complete Album Set in Acrylic Prestige collection from nPhoto.

Complete Album Set is a complete selling tool by definition. Made for your convenience to deliver your beautiful images in both print and digital form. It is a 3-in-1 combo set that includes a custom Photo Album adorned with acrylic cover, a matching Album Box with lift ribbon and a 3.0 USB encased in a matching material.

Complete Album Set in Acrylic Prestige collection is available in three popular sizes and a wide range of cover materials. With large acrylic window emphasizing the most eye-catching image to display on the cover – it guarantees to make the “WOW” effect.

To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you need to do to enter is fill in the form and answer the simple question: