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This week's Newsletter 13 July

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The Society Forum

This week's forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 27 - The Vintage Cars
General Week 27 - She's Got Perfect Skin

Wedding Voting Week 26- Antique Lace
General Voting Week 26 - Feathers

Wedding Winners Week 25 -Incorporating Architectural Features
General Winners Week 25 - The Heat is On

Have you said hello on 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/ for more information.

Topics only viewable to registered logged on members

Don’t forget to check out the Societies announcement board for the latest news from head office


Latest Photo News

AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G - Curious by Nature

High def sound makes movies come alive

Experience Medium Format Photography the way it’s meant to be with the Hasselblad H4D-60

Kenro launches new Reflecta video lights range

Theimagefile - Best in Test of Website Providers.

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

Wedding Enquiries

We have received 2 new Wedding Enquiries.

2012 - Portsmouth
2012 - Edinburgh

Please see the Forum for more details. (In Job Vacancies)


Recommend a Friend
Members who recommend and enrol photographers into membership of any or all of the ‘Societies’ will receive a 10 voucher. The voucher(s) may be redeemed against products/services from our range of books, seminars, Convention bookings or even as payment towards your own subscription (cash alternatives will not be offered)

It is essential that the new member quotes you as ‘Recommended by’ along with your membership number, as we do have several members who share the same name. Vouchers will only be issued once full payment has been received. This reward programme is only available for recruitment of new members.
Kevin Mullins - Members Training Days

4 August - Walsall - Talk Synopsis

SEO and Marketing - Morning Session (09:00-13:00)
  • The essentials of SEO – what you need to know and what you need to forget
  • Using Google Webmaster Tools, Adwords and Analytics correctly
  • Effective blogging and understanding its impact in marketing your website.
  • The architecture of an SEO friendly website
  • Social Media marketing – selling yourself!

My photography, style and workflow - Afternoon Session (13:30-17:30)

  • My essential kit for a documentary wedding
  • My philosophy and how I run my business effectively(tools, management, business tracking etc)
  • The fastflow workflow – a round trip workflow using Photmechanic, Lightroom and CS5

Book Now

Members Training Days

30 June - Bath - Marko Dutka
4 August - Walsall - Kevin Mullins
13 September - Chester - Michael Turner
28 September - Chichester - Barrie Downie

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 

Accredited Speaker Programme

Accredited Speakers

Damian McGillicuddy - Kevin Mullins - John Denton

Lastolite Tri-Flip Sleeves and Difflector Offer

For both the Tri-Grip Difflector and the Tri-Flip Sleeve set: 78 in 1st class recorded delivery.

Please see the Forum for more details


The Societies 2012 Photographic Convention

With just over 180 days to go until the 10th Annual Societies Convention, you can now buy your Full Masterclass ticket, and split the cost in 5 easy payments of just 20 per month.



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