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Monthly Comp - Photo News - Open to all Comps - Roadshows - Lighting and Posing Seminars - Bookstore - Datacolor Webinars - Free 3 Month Trial


The Gold awards for September Monthly Image Competition have been announced.

To see the gold winning images please check out the link below

The Judges Choice Award for September has also been chosen, to view the winning image click here  
ColorworldThe winner of the Judges Choice Award each month, receives a £100 voucher from Colorworld Imaging and a prize sponsored by Datacolor.

Monthly competition for October is now open.

The Societies Student Photography Competition Now Open For Entries

The Societies are pleased to announce a new competition devoted to student photographers.

The hunt for the first Societies Student Photographer of the Year has now begun.

All full-time photography students are encouraged to enter this competition dedicated to inspiring and promoting student photography. The 1st place will be awarded The Societies Student Photographer of the Year and also take home a prize pot worth £894.

Prizes include The Societies 2014 Convention Big Deal ticket, one years membership to The Societies, £250 Loxley lab voucher and a £250 Aspire Photography Training voucher.

Mastering Lighting and Posing - Rick Ferro - Places going fast

In this class you will learn how to be in control of your exposure wherever you go.

Rick will teach: How to use a Meter
How to use a translucent material to control harsh lighting
How to use a facemask histogram
How to control indoor lighting and outdoor lighting.

Rick has designed a complete program on posing and will introduce you to his Progressive Posing Program.
This program helps a photographer to change poses from one to the next in seconds.
He will also cover lots of different hand poses, body language and the ''Art of Romance''.

Surrey England - 17 November
Gloucester England - 18 November
Leicestershire England - 19 November
County Dublin Ireland - 21 November

2014 Tradeshow Exhibitors -

Pre-register before 24 December 2013 to avoid £6 entry fee to Trade Show


I Am Full-Frame Power

Manfrottos new 190 tripod: setting the industry benchmark of the future

Corel Announces Cashback offer on Flagship Products

Shutterstock Keeps Up With the Beat for the Sly & The Family Stones Everyday People New Box Set Launch

No-compromises image quality with the new ZEISS camera lens 

Solihull - 10 October 2013
Last chance to get register
It's still not too late to register for free tickets to our next Roadshow in Solihull (10 October).

Free entry to trade show (20 exhibitors) and Masterclasses.

Damien Lovegrove
Charlie Kaufman
Catherine Connor

Register online for your free tickets:

Next event - Exeter - 28/10/13

Join Today - Last Chance Offer

Join today and take advantage of this fantastic joining welcome gift.

Join any 2 of the Societies and you will receive a Walkstool complimentary joining gift.

Walkstool is the only patented three legged stool with telescopic legs in the world! The telescopic legs offer 2 sitting positions; low position with the legs retracted and normal sitting height with the legs extended.

If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please fill in the join form here

Benefits of membership


Upcoming webinars from Datacolor

Get Smarter, Free Your Colour: Attend a Free Colour Management Webinar from Datacolor

Whether you're new to colour management or a seasoned professional our free webinars will help you understand the ins and outs of a colour managed workflow. It can be so easy to get great colours from shoot to edit to final prints! 

  • The essentials of printer and output calibration - with Richard West - 15/10/2013
  • Small Lighting for Big Spaces - Co-sponsored by Metz - 17/10/2013
  • Top Tips with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop 29/10/2013

Register today, to attend these free Webinars

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