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The Societies' Newsletter
3 November 2011 

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October Judging is Complete

To view the Golds please see:

Remember: To view your individual scores, use the search facility on the competition site and select the filename option. To view your score and file information you must press the 'i' button just above your image.
The information will then be displayed.

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Judges Choice Award

The Judges choice award for October has also been announced.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £100. Sponsored by Fujifilm.

View Judges choice here http://swpp.co.uk/image_competition-2011/october.htm

You can also view the golds in catagories

Remember that there is no Monthly Image Competition in December.

So November is your last chance to enter and put you images forward to the Photographer of the Year Awards.


We have opened the competition for November, if you have any troubles uploading please see the Forum. http://thesocieties.net/forum

The Societies Awards Dinner 2012

Sunday 15 January 2012

This years Awards Dinner is to be the best we have held so far.

Proudly Sponsored by Nikon

Join us in the glittering Awards Night and celebrate the success of photographers from around the world, then join us in the live entertainment from Matt Richford Trio.

Celebrity guest presenter Philippa Forrester

Latest Photographic News

Ilford Unveil Galerie ICC Profiles for New Canon Pro-1 Printer

Color Confidence announce launch of onOne Perfect Photo Suite 6

Added bonus this Christmas with PENTAX

AKVIS Chameleon v.7.5 Collage Creation Software!    

Medium format film scanner from Relecta

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

Members Training Days

2 November, - Warwick - Thinking Outside the Box
3 November, - Chester - Thinking Outside the Box
7 November, - Reading - Family Portrait Photography
8 November, - Bristol - SEO and Marketing
30 November, - Bolton - Marketing and Business
1 December, - Warwick - Business and Weddings
14 February , - Chester - Business and Weddings
15 February , - Huddersfield - Business and Weddings
16 February, - Warwick - Business and Weddings

Check out the new Interactive Seminars Map

Each day is split into two sessions.

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

Milestone Images - Location Seminar

Presented by Joe Photo

Subject: Wedding Hands on Lighting
Day: Thursday 12th Jan 2012
Time: 10.00 to 16.00 - Location

Join world-renowned photographic lecturer Joe Photo at the luxury 5 star hotel, The Milestone Hotel.

15 delegates will have the opportunity to create Milestone Images at The Milestone Hotel - London's “quintessential luxury boutique hotel”.

Ticket Price: Members 150 - Non-Members 225


The Society Forum

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 43 - Bride and Groom in Supermarket
General Week 43 - Solitary

Wedding Voting Week 42 - Spooky
General Voting Week 42 - Multiple Exposure

Wedding Winners Week 41 - The Brides Shadow
General Winners Week 41 - The Element of Surprise

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

Free Trade Show Highlights*

At this year’s event, photographers are in for a real treat with all the latest photographic equipment, products and services on show.

Meet 150+ plus exhibitors - All the important players within the industry are exhibiting at this event, so meet the key personnel who can help you.

*Pre-register before 24 December 2011 to avoid 6 entry fee to Trade Show


Lastolite Brolly Grip and 90cm Trifold Umbrella

About the Brolly Grip

The new Brolly Grip is a unique hand held bracket which supports the flashgun in a horizontal position along an 8mm or 10mm shaft of an umbrella. It can also be mounted to a standard spigot lighting stand.

About the 90cm Trifold Umbrella

The TriFold Umbrella is an ultra compact 90cm (36") shoot-through translucent umbrella. The triple folding action allows the umbrella to collapse down to a compact 25cm (10") which will fit into a camera bag

£35 Post and Packaging free on orders over 30

Social Networking

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