The Societies’ 2014 Convention Show Guide

The Societies' 2014 Convention Show Guide
The Societies' 2014 Convention Show Guide
The Societies’ 2014 Convention Show Guide – Front Cover by Richard P Walton FSWPP

The 2014 Convention Show Guide will be dispatched to members of The Societies and Convention delegates within the next couple of weeks. But in the meantime, if you wish to download your interactive free copy on to an iOS device from the iTunes store, you can do so through the Professional Imagemaker app.


Class schedule
Exhibitor’s directory
Free Trade Show programme
The Societies’ 2014 Awards Dinner
Trade Show 2014 floorplan
Qualifcations at the Convention
20×16″ print competition
A question of insurance
Wedding photography for today’s generation – Richard P Walton fswpp
Feel the force – Brett Florens
Obsessed with detail – Gordon McGowan
Updating a classic – Sean Conboy
Making the impossible come true – George Fairbairn
Inside story – Rick Friedman
From portraits to gardens – Michael Turner
The art of selling yourself – Xander Casey
Planning a story-telling portrait session – Alison Carlino
Is your baby ugly? – Mimika Cooney
Learn to upsell – Podge Kelly
Keeping it in the family – Mike Sapiecha
Convention vouchers
Trade awards

For more information on The Societies 2014 Convention, please visit:

Changes to the 2014 Convention Masterclass Schedule

2014 London Photo Convention

2014 London Photo ConventionWe have just had to make some slight changes to the Friday and Saturday Masterclass schedule for the 2014 Convention.

Melissa Love’s Masterclasses have now swapped and her “Mastering WordPress and The Art Of Blogging” Masterclass will now be on Friday 17th Jan 2014 (16.00 to 17.30) in the Westminster Suite, with her “Designing You Into Your Business Branding for Photographers” Masterclass on in the Hilton Meetings 5 -6 on Saturday 18th Jan 2014 (15.30 to 17.00)

Michael Shilling’s Masterclass “Blogging Where to start and What Tools to use” is now on in the  Park Suite at 13.30 to 15.00 on Saturday 18th Jan 2014.

And finally, David Stanbury’s Masterclass “Confessions Of A Wedding Photographer” has moved to Hilton Meetings 1-2 at 15.30 to 17.00 on Saturday 18th Jan 2014.

For a full schedule of talks at the Convention please see:

Trevor and Faye Yerbury’s Superclass The Dark Circus Return & More – Now Sold Out

The Dark Circus Return & More

The Dark Circus Return & MoreReturning for it’s 2nd year at the Societies’ Convention, Trevor and Faye Yerbury’s Superclass “The Dark Circus Return & More” proves to be popular with photographers.

Selling out 2 months prior to the Convention, the 15 delegates are in for a real treat.

Trevor and Faye will also be hosting a Masterclass at the 2014 Convention. “The Nude – A fine Art Approach” will be held in the Westminster Suite on Sunday 19th Jan 2014.

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 SWPP 2013 Residential Course Commences

Photo Residential Course
Photo Residential Course
Photo Residential Course

Rydal Hall, Cumbria has today opened its doors for the 2013 SWPP Residential Course.

Lead by John Denton,  the 3 day residential course will cover natural light, mastering flash along with seminars from Mike McNamee on Photoshop and colour calibration and defining your business and YOU by Catherine Connor.

The SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) organise a range of seminars for photographers from mastering lighting and posing to building your photographic business.

For an up to date list of seminars please see the Photographic Seminars section of our website.

Crowds flock to Solihull for photo training and to catch up with the latest products

The Digital Imaging Roadshow - Solihull

The Digital Imaging Roadshow - Solihull

Yesterday was a busy day at the National Motorcycle Museum for the Solihull Digital Imaging Show.

Photographers were eager to attend the 3 Masterclasses from leading photographic lecturers Damien Lovegrove, Catherine Connor and Charlie Kaufman.

On show was a range of albums manufactures, photographic paper, specialist insurance, the latest products from photographic labs and the popular range of Click Props.

The next Digital Imaging Roadshow is in the Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Exeter on the 28th October.

For more information on The Digital Imaging Show and to register for your free tickets please see: