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In this weeks newsletter - Members Competition - News - 3 month trial offer - Great outdoors and Life on the street competitions - Seminars - 3XM Roadshow - Folio Albums - Canvas Prints - Book offers


This year we are giving all members the opportunity to appear on the front cover of the Members Handbook.

Not only can members enter the competition, but members will also be able to vote for the final image for the front cover.

  • A maximum of one images per entrant
  • The work must be that of the entrant
  • No entry will be eligible that has been made under the supervision of an instructor or as a class assignment
  • Images submitted must be at least 3500 pixels wide.
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image (300dpi)
  • No borders required on the image.
  • Portrait or square format only
  • Copyright of the images remains with the photographer - The Societies recognises that the entrant, the author of the photograph, retains complete and full ownership of the copyright in each submission
  • Entries can be used for publicity purposes only by The Societies and may be printed in our magazine Professional Imagemaker and of course on the front cover of the Handbook!
  • All entries must be submitted via the website by June 7th 2013
  • Should there be a tie in the voting, the images will be passed over to a judge for the final decision.
  • We reserve the right to change or modify the rules without prior notice.

Voting will take place between the 10-17 June on the forum

For details on how to enter please visit the forum

Street CompGreat Outdoors Comp

3 Month Free Trial

We would like to extend an invitation for you to consider joining The Societies, and for that purpose we have prepared an exclusive offer for our newsletter subscribers. You can try us out for 3 months free of charge and if you enjoy the benefits of membership, you can continue at just £10 a month. You can sign up hassle free by using the PayPal link below:


Other benefits of membership include:

  • Professional Imagemaker Magazine
  • Online Photographic Forum
  • Mentor Me Programme
  • Reduced Insurance Rates
  • Free listing on our web site
  • Monthly Image Competition
  • Qualifications by submission of work
  • Reduced Rate Merchant Service facilities
  • Trade sponsored promotions for members
  • Discounts on Annual Convention
775 Portraits5 Portraits by Hernan Rodriguez

Full of outstanding images created on real assignments, this book provides a valuable insight into the creative process of one of todays top portrait photographers.

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  Photo News
1 NIKKOR 32mm f1.2 - the fast and portable portrait lens

Introducing the EF 200-400mm f4L IS USM Extender 1.4x

Extraordinary British reportage photographer Giles Duley, to judge The London Photo Festival in May

Best Portable Lighting System awarded to the Nissin MG 8000 at TIPA Awards

Ulf Sheet Film, Custom & Specialist Film Manufacture 2013 The Biggest Ever Offering (65+ Items)!

Kenro to exhibit at Harrogate Home & Gift Show

Manfrotto Lighting Limited Announce Lastolite Ezybox II Octa Quad Kit

Blacklining Plug-in for InDesign CS6 Shipping With Amazing Launch Promos


Poole - John Denton - 20/05/2013
Exeter - John Denton - 21/05/2013
Falmouth - John Denton - 22/05/2013
Inverness - John Denton - 11/06/2013
Dunkeld - John Denton - 12/06/2013
Edinburgh - Mini Convention - 13/06/2013
Portmeirion - Damian McGillicuddy - 19/06/2013


A great opportunity to have help from leading practitioners in the photographic industry.

Why struggle when help is at hand? Our Mentoring team are here to give you first class advice on your imagery and help you to create the very best images for your clients and lead to qualifications.

Members are requested to complete our online form for mentoring. Once completed you will be directed to our MailBigFile upload facility, this will substantially speed up uploads for our members

  • Remember to save the files as jpgs
  • Number 01 - 20
  • 2000 pixels on the longest side
  • Create a contact sheet with all 20 images
  • Compress all the files into one zip folder
  • Please then rename the zip file
  • i.e John_Jones_12345_mentoring.zip



Book your FREE Training Session with Podge Kelly in conjunction with Photovalue & The 3XM Solution

We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday 17 June - Bournemouth
Tuesday 18 June - Portsmouth
Wednesday 19 June - Brighton
Thursday 20 June - Ashford


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