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The Societies' Newsletter
25 January 2012

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New Twitter Competition

Enter our competition to win 12 months membership to any two of our Societies.

Existing Societies members may also enter and if drawn will have an additional 12 months membership credited.

The draw will take place on Wednesday 8th Feb 2012

Click here for more details
http://www.thesocieties.net/index.htm

 

Thank you for all the reviews and downloads in the App Store so far. We would love to see some more reviews, so please gives us your feedback via the App Store

Let us know your Social Networks

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.

Join us in 2012 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.

9 February 2012 - Northern Ireland
19 April 2012 - Bolton
11 May 2012 - Falkirk Scotland
28 September 2012 - Bristol
16 October 2012 - Leicestershire

More Info click 'here'

Congratulations to qualification successes

Successful Licentiate panel Cassandra Mckeown LSWPP http://tinyurl.com/84zy7fv

Successful Licentiate panel Julie Fraser LSWPP http://tinyurl.com/blpecja

successful Associate panel Michelle Whitmore ASINWP http://tinyurl.com/6v9h993
 

Successful Licentiate panel Mathew Quake LSWPP http://tinyurl.com/76a7kx2

Successful Licentiate panel Ben Mullay LSWPP http://tinyurl.com/6mym3ux

Successful Associate panel Carlos Vilas ASWPP http://tinyurl.com/7fwol4d

Latest Photographic News

Preview of Focus on Imaging
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/focus_2012.htm  

Hahnemuehle and private investors take over M-real Zanders
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/Hahnemuhle_reflex.htm  

Swann Releases Swann Freestyle HD
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/Swan_1080.htm   

Print A3+ photos from anywhere With high-quality wireless printer
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/Epson_print_anywhere.htm         

19mm F2.8 EX DN Wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount cameras
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/sigma_jan12_1.htm          

Latest Photographic News: http://swpp.co.uk/news/

500 Poses for Photographing Couples

500 Poses for Photographing Couples: A Visual Sourcebook for Digital Portrait Photographers

by Michelle Perkins

Designed to address the challenges of posing two subjects together, this visual sourcebook offers creative, evocative poses for a variety of two-subject groupings, including romantic couples, business partners, friends, and siblings.

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00

http://thesocieties.net/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=533 

Free p&p on orders over 30.00

The Society Forum Competition

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 3 - Emotional Impact
General Week 3 - Scales

Wedding Week 2 - Alternative Wedding Shoes - Voting
General Week
2 - Out of the Box - Voting

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

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

Members Training Days

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
29 February - Gatwick - Weddings
1st March - Reading - Weddings
12 March - Kent - Portraits and Lifestyle
13 March - Stansted - Portraits and Lifestyle
17 March - Jersey - Shooting Brides
18 March - Jersey - Funky Portraits
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

Each day is split into two sessions.

Cost: £40 per session/£80 Full-Day per person
http://swpp.co.uk/seminars.htm

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


The Societies' at Focus on Imaging 2012
 

Don't forget to enter your images of the Convention into a Extra Completion, just for the remainder of January 2012. If you have one you would like to share please upload to http://thesocieties.net/competition/thumbnails.php?album=29

Name the files with 'convention_yourname_imageno' eg 'convention_joebloggs_01.jpg'

We will then choose our favourites and you can be in with a chance of winning a £100 voucher to The Societies 2013 Convention, and 4 consolation prizes of 4x £50 vouchers. Enter as many as you wish.

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