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The Societies' Newsletter
4 January
6 Days to go!

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Convention 2011

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 The Societies 2012 Photographic Convention - 6 Days to go!

Convention: 10th-16th January 2012 - Trade Show Dates: 13th -15th January 2011
Novotel London West – Hammersmith


The 2012 Monthly Competition is Now Open

A new year marks a new start for The Societies' Monthly Image competition.

Before you begin uploading your efforts for 2012 please be aware of some changes we have made to the competition.

Please check the Forum for all relevant information regarding new login details.


New Twitter Comp

We are pleased to announce our new Twitter competition for your chance to win a Kata Digital Bag which you need to be able to pick up from the Convention.

In order to be in with a chance click here

Winner Announced
To see who won the Business School Ticket click here

Terms and Conditions

The Prize is only valid for the 2012 Convention.
No cash alternatives may be offered.
We reserve the right to change the rules without notice.

Who Will Win the Photographer of the Year 2011?

The Winners for 2011 will be announced Sunday Jan 15 at our
Photographer of the Year Awards dinner.

Join us in the glittering Awards Night and celebrate the success of photographers from around the world 

Be entertained and dance the night away with a Live band

Meet friends socially from the photographic industry and come away with an experience that you will not forget.

£60 per person


BOOK NOW! https://swpp.co.uk/secure/conventionform.htm

Last chance for you to book online for your Convention and Trade Show Tickets

Less than 1 week to go before the doors open!

Entrance to the 2012 Convention is open to members and non-members alike. With literally hundreds of deals on all the latest professional photographic technology under one roof - there is no better time to see, try and buy!

Keep an eye on the website for the latest details.


Book now

The Society Forum Competition EXTRA

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Competition EXTRA - 2011 - Voting
General Competition EXTRA - 2011 - Voting

Wedding Week 1 - Trash the Dress
General Week 1 - Apple of my Eye

Wedding Week 50 - Entire Wedding Party - Voting
General Week
50 - Aquatic - Voting

Wedding Winners Week 49 - Through the Window
General Winners Week
49 - Newborn

New to the Forum?

We all know it can be a little daunting to post on a busy Forum for the first time, so we have created a special section where you can just say hello. https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,1216.0.html

https://thesocieties.net/forum/  for more information.

Topics only viewable to registered logged on members

Seminars Selling Out Fast

A Complete Baby Business in a Box by Jon Jenkins
Day: Friday 13th Jan 2012 - 2 Places Remaining


Milestone Images by Joe Photo
Day: Thursday 12th Jan 2012 - 1 Place Remaining

Classic Art to High End Portraiture by Dave Newman
Day: Saturday 14th Jan 2012 - 4 Places Remaining

One Light Madness! by Dave Montizambert
Day: Saturday 14th Jan 2012 - 4 Places Remaining

Social Networking

Professional Imagemaker is now on Twitter

As well as The Societies being on Twitter, we have now introduced 'Professional Imakemaker' for you to follow, so you can keep up-to-date with all the latest news, reviews and articles from the magazine.

Professional Imagemaker on Twitter

And don't forget if you have a Twitter, Facebook or Blog, let us know your username/page and email it to ben@swpp.co.uk and they will show up on your Members page.

Twitter - http://twitter.com/#!/TheSocieties
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/theSocieties

Members Training Days

24 January - Guilford - Portraits, Wedding, Fashion, Light
25 January - Bournemouth - Portraits, Wedding, Fashion, Light
26 January - Exeter - Portraits, Wedding, Fashion, Light
14 February  - Chester - Business and Weddings
15 February  - Huddersfield - Business and Weddings
16 February - Warwick - Business and Weddings
21 February - Bristol - Lighting and selling dramatic images
22 February - Gloucester - Lighting and selling dramatic images
23 February - Berkshire - Lighting and selling dramatic images
12 March - Kent - Portraits and Lifestyle
13 March - Stansted - Portraits and Lifestyle
12 April - Nottingham - Portrait and Makeover Photography
14 May - Tewkesbury - Portraits and Lifestyle
15 May - Exeter - Portraits and Lifestyle
16 May - Southampton - Portraits and Lifestyle

Check out the new Interactive Seminars Map

Each day is split into two sessions.

Cost: £40 per session/£80 Full-Day per person

For more information on the days please see: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/members_training_days.htm  

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