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The Societies Monthly Image Competition March

Extended deadline for the monthly comp. You have got until 8:00am on 8th April  to get your images in.

Even though we receive up to 2,000 entries per month sadly 100s of our talented members as yet have not participated.

So for all those who haven’t submitted then make this month extra special by uploading your images today. http://www.thesocieties.net/competition/

Forgotten the upload instructions - no problem visit the Forum

  Photo News

Canon Inc. announces development of 35mm Cinema prime lens

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Digital Photo on Sale Now

Professional Imagemaker on the App store

Your April/May edition will be dropping through your letterbox very soon.

  Transport Photography Competition - *NEW

Whether it's planes, trains or automobiles, the subject for our new competition is "Transport", so let's see your best images of who or what takes us from A to B.

For rules and information on how to enter please see here http://sittp.com/transport_image_comp/index.htm

Springtime Photography Competition - still open for entries

Any image that depicts this vibrant time of the year is welcome. You may like to think of flowers that are just coming into bloom or maybe wildlife that is starting to thrive. Macro photography may be entered especially as these great close ups can capture such glorious detail.

For more details and rules on how to enter see here - http://sinwp.com/spring_comp13/index.htm 


Why join the Societies?, let CEO Phil Jones talk you through the benefits.

Check out the video:

  Recommend a friend

Members who recommend and enrol photographers into membership of any or all of the ‘Societies’ will receive a £10 voucher. The voucher(s) may be redeemed against products/services from our range of books, seminars, Convention bookings or even as payment towards your own subscription (cash alternatives will not be offered).

It is essential that the new member quotes you as ‘Recommended by’ along with your membership number, as we do have several members who share the same name. Vouchers will only be issued once full payment has been received. This reward programme is only available for recruitment of new members.
  Mentor Me

A great opportunity to have help from leading practitioners in the photographic industry.

Why struggle when help is at hand?
Our Mentoring team are here to give you first class advice on your imagery and help you to create the very best images for your clients…and lead to qualifications.

Members are requested to complete our online form for mentoring.
Once completed you will be directed to our MailBigFile upload facility, this will substantially speed up uploads for our members

Remember to save the files as jpgs
Number 01 - 20
2000 pixels on the longest side
Create a contact sheet with all 20 images
Compress all the files into one zip folder
Please then rename the zip file YourName_MembershipNumber
_qualification/mentoring i.e John_Jones_12345_mentoring.zip


  Upcoming Seminars

Lisa Beaney Training Evenings in Ireland

Richard Walton Location Shoot in Hull

John Denton Training Weekend in Jersey

Mini Convention in Bolton

Dave Montizambert UK and Ireland tour

Richard Walton Location Shoot in Shropshire

Mini Convention in Cardiff

Alan Carville Ireland tour

John Denton Location Shoot in Poole



Join Today

Join today and take advantage of this fantastic joining welcome gift.

Join any 1 of the Societies and you will receive a Walkstool complimentary joining gift.

About the Walkstool - Telescopic function offers two sitting positions with or without folding out the legs.

If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please fill in the join form here


Benefits of membership


  Amherst Book Offer

The Lighting Bundle Deal - £40.00

Doug Box's Available Light Photography

Painting with Light: Lighting & Photoshop Techniques

50 Lighting Setups for Portrait Photographers, Volume 2

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The Societies invite you to indulge your photographic passion and your love for travel and adventure during one of these week-long Masterclasses in Tuscany, Italy or Budapest, Hungary.

Produced by our friends at Monte Zucker Photographic Education, each masterclass is custom-tailored to provide you with incredible photographic education as well as luxurious accommodations and high-class culinary experiences.

Available classes include Portrait & Wedding with David Ziser & Canon Explorer of Light Clay Blackmore, DLSR Filmmaking with CineStories, Lightroom & Workflow with Jared Platt, Fashion & Glamour with Lindsay Adler and Lou Freeman, and an intimate immersive artistic workshop with Canon Explorer of Light Parish Kohanim.

For full details and registration, visit www.BudapestMasterclass.com  and www.ItalyMasterclass.com.


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