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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


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

Photomart's live "event" at the Societies 2012 show in London.

Over 3 days more than 8000 photos were shot and printed, making it an unofficial world record.

Check out the Video here

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

Hahnemuehle and private investors take over M-real Zanders

Swann Releases Swann Freestyle HD

Print A3+ photos from anywhere With high-quality wireless printer

19mm F2.8 EX DN Wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount cameras

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


Free p&p on orders over 30.00

Join Today and Receive 18 Months for the Price of 12

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: http://swpp.co.uk/join.htm

Join Now

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

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.

Join today to take advantage of this extra competition

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