Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers - SWPP and BPPA

Saturday 10th April 2021  GMT 


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The Societies Newsletter  17/8/11

Photographic News

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Boutique Boudoir in Mayfair  Presented by Trevor and Faye Yerbury

Only 3 Places remain for this Location Seminar in Mayfair with Trevor and Faye Yerbury.


Members Training Days

13 September  Chester  Michael Turner
13 September  Rushyford  Kevin Mullins
14 September   Wirral  John Fairclough & Ron Thomas
19 September   Exeter  John Denton
20 September   Poole  John Denton
21 September   Newbury  John Denton
22 September   London  John Denton  Last few places remaining
23 September   Northampton  John Denton
27 September   Sudbury  Kevin Mullins
27 September   Bath  Marko Dutka
28 September  Chichester  Barrie Downie
4 October  Glasgow  Richard Walton
20 October  Rothley  Michael Turner

Each day is split into two sessions

Cost: £80 Full-Day per person

Join now to take advantage of this benefit of membership.



SAVE £50 on the Convention 2012

If you join The Societies for £99, we are now offering as a welcome gift a complimentary £50 Convention Voucher, which can be used when booking any Masterclass, Superclass, Business School and Awards Night ticket.

Join now and take advantage of this fantastic offer which can help you reap the benefits that The Societies can offer.

Please use the secure form linked below to join The Societies:

Join today for only £99 and receive a welcome gift up to the value of £80

Benefits of membership

Training and Development

Enhancing Your Business

Discounts on Photographic Products and Services


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Qualification Structure  Qualify

The Society has a number of levels of qualifications/distinctions for photographers, which are awarded: Licentiate, Associate and Fellowship with Craftsman being available to wedding photographers only.

Licentiate details here
Associate details here
Fellow details here
Craftsman details here

For more information regarding qualifications please click here:

Join now to take advantage of this benefit of membership and gain qualifications

Meet the team

At The Societies we have a team of people who work dynamically to achieve the objectives of our organisation, set out in our Mission Statement, “to encourage high professional standards and ethics in photography”.

Who's who

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barrett and coeCutting Edge Training To Take Outstanding Wedding and Portrait Images

Barrett & Coe are the most experienced trainers in Wedding photography in the UK with an unequalled team of tutors. Some of our students actually book weddings before completing their wedding course with the information and knowledge gained.

As one of the leading Portrait groups in the UK, our courses are unparalleled. We have helped over 200 students start a business with either full or parttime studios, or working from home, with the assistance of our exclusive portrait and baby leads, for those reaching the required standard.

For details on our courses starting in October visit
or call 01603 629739.

Attend our one day seminar at the Arden Hotel, Birmingham, 9th October 2011 and find out how we can turn your passion into a career!

Your Photos. Our Magic - animoto



The Societies of Photographers Convention and Trade Show at The Novotel London West, Hammersmith ...
You have 339 days until The Societies of Photographers Convention starting on Wednesday 16th March 2022


Photo Quote: Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself. - Berenice Abbott