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  Derek Johnson The Gold awards for March monthly competition have been announced, to see the gold winning images please see here

Judges choice award for March has also been chosen, please see here to see the winner

ColorworldThe winner of the Judges Choice Award each month, receives a £100 voucher from Colorworld Imaging

 Monthly competition for April is now open.

Street Photography
Street Photography

We are pleased to announce the winners of the hugely successful 'Street Photography' competition which had run for the last few weeks.

With over 1100 images entered the judges found it very difficult to whittle the images down to just a top 3.

1st place - http://sittp.com/street_image_comp/entries-40.htm
2nd place -http://sittp.com/street_image_comp/entries-41.htm
3rd place - http://sittp.com/street_image_comp/entries-42.htm

Highly Commended - http://sittp.com/street_image_comp/entries-43.htm

New Competition - rules and how to enter see here -

Transport Competition
  Photo News
It's In The Bag

Calumet showcases innovative focusing tool for DSLR film-makers

PR-80 EDA Spotting Scope Kit incl. PR XL 8-24 Eyepiece

New Quantum Omicron 4 Video Ringlight

successful qualifcation

Lynne Morris LSWPP successful Licentiate submission

Rebekah Hunter LSWPP @VariousPhoto successful Licentiate submission

Steve Hargreaves ASWPP @SMH_Photography successful Associate submission

Lenny Smith ASWPP successful Associate submission

Alison White @redbowboudoir successful Licentiate submission LSIFGP

Paul Stone successful Licentiate submission LSINWP

Join Today

Join Today and Receive 18 Months for the Price of 12

You can join any 2 of The Societies for 18 months as your welcome gift.

The Societies has continued to develop new benefits that will help you with your photography and business

10 Reasons to Join The Societies
  • Professional Imagemaker Magazine
  • Online Photographic Forum
  • Mentor Me Programme
  • Reduced Insurance Rates
  • Free Listing on our Website
  • Monthly Image Competition
  • Qualifications by Submission of Work
  • Reduced Rate Merchant Service Facilities
  • Trade Sponsored Promotions for Members
  • Discounts on Annual Convention
For more information on joining please see:

Join Now - https://swpp.co.uk/secure/join.htm
  Mini ConventionMini Convention - Bolton

Trade Show and Free Masterclases

De Vere Venues Whites, De Havilland Way, Bolton

Join us for a new and exciting series of Mini Conventions hosted throughout the UK.

These Mini Conventions are the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks.

You can attend these days free of charge and they are open to members and non-members alike.

Exhibitors include - Aspire Photography Training, Hireacamera.com, onOne Software, GF Smith, The Flash Centre, theimagefile, aaduki plus much more.

Trade Show Opening Times : 10:00-16:00

Free Masterclases Times: 09:00-10:00, 12:30-13:30 and 16:00-17:00

More Information

More Seminars - http://swpp.co.uk/seminars/index.php
  An Outstanding Benefit of Membership

Keeping in touch with fellow photographers on The Societies Forum, we believe is one of the most significant benefits of membership.

Whatever stage you are at in your career, forum membership gives you the opportunity to:
  • Be at the forefront of knowledge sharing and best practice thinking
  • Keep up to date with current photo issues
  • Debate with experts in specialist areas
  • Network with other photographers
  • Add to your continuous professional development

The weekly competitions are popular with the members. Each week a new theme is selected for both the Wedding and General competitions and members are able to vote for the winning image from the previous weeks entries.


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Download the Professional Imagemaker App today to take advantage of the extended 14 day free trial plus new subscription options at highly discounted prices.

  Boost your Photography BusinessBoost your Photography Business - Bundle Deal 

How to Create a High-Profit Photography Business in Any Market 2 - Book

Updated to include timely tips for navigating popular social networking sites and other internet marketing opportunities, this guide to running a successful portrait studio goes beyond the initial components of a photography business and focuses on successful customer service, networking, diversification, and business management strategies.

Behind The Shutter - DVD

The innovative format of this enhanced audio book series is designed to present information in a way that maximizes the viewers experience and retention.

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Monte Zucker Photographic Education

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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