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The Societies' Newsletter
14 September 2011

SWPP   |   SINWP   |   SICIP   |   SIFGP   |   SISEP   |   SITTP   |   SISLP   |   SIMPP

Qualification submissions are flooding in.

We are delighted to announce a massive increase in submissions received for both Licentiate and Associate and members have seen success throughout the eight Societies.

The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers - SWPP
Subject matter: Weddings, portraits, fashion, glamour, children, babies, school and all other social photographic subjects.
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSWPP ASWPP, CrSWPP, FSWPP

The Society of International Sport & Leisure Photographers - SISLP
Subject matter: Events, all sports and leisure activities.
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSISLP, ASISLP and FSISLP

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers - SINWP
Subject matter: Landscape, wildlife, nature, seascapes, insects and bugs, astronomical, marine and all other natural scenes, animals or plants
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSINWP, A SINWP and FSINWP

The Society of International Travel & Tourism Photographers - SITTP
Subject matter: Continents, countries, cities, towns, national parks and places of interest
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSITTP, ASITTP and FSITTP

The Society of International Media & Press Photographers - SIMPP
Subject matter: Press, photojournalism, advertising, media, PR and all news related images
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSIMPP, A SIMPP and F SIMPP

The Society of International Commercial and Industrial Photographers - SICIP
Subject matter: Products, corporate, construction, banking and finance, industrial, commercial
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSICIP, ASICIP and FSICIP

The Society of International School and Event Photographers - SISEP
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSISEP, ASISEP & FSISEP

The Society of International Fashion and Glamour Photographers - SIFGP
Qualifications/distinctions available: LSIFGP, ASIFGP & FSIFGP

Examples of successful submissions can be found here

Licentiate http://swpp.co.uk/qualify-Licentiate.htm 

Associate http://swpp.co.uk/qualify-Associate.htm  

Nature and Wildlife examples can be found here: http://sinwp.com/subs/index.htm

You will also find detailed instructions on how to submit on these pages.

This is a great time of the year to have your work assessed by applying for distinctions.

Latest Photo News


AKVIS Coloriage v.8.0: One-click Image Colorization. Play With Colors!

Fujifilm re-launches instant camera range

Corel Announces Corel PaintShop Pro X4

onOne Software Announces Perfect Photo Suite 6 for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture

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

Members Training Days

19 September, Exerter - Wedding
20 September, Poole - Model Portfolios
23 September, Northampton - Portrait Business
27 September, - Sudbury - SEO and Marketing
27 September, - Bath - Lighting
28 September, - Chichester - Weddings
4 October, - Glasgow - Lighting
20 October, - Rothley - Portraits

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 Society Forum

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 36 - Bride and Mother
General Week 36 - Curves

Wedding Voting Week 35 - A Groom with a Bridal Bouqet
General Voting Week 35 - Automobiles

Wedding Winners Week 34 - Cityscape with Bride and Groom
General Winners Week 34 - Technology

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

Professional Imagemaker Past Issues

We have been going through the cupboards and found some past copies of Professional Imagemaker magazines.

See the Forum for more details (In The Societies Announcement Board) http://thesocieties.net/forum



The winners for the Special 'Summer' Forum Competition have been announced.

Thank you to all who entered and voted in the competition. We are overwhelmed with the response and will look at putting on more special competitions.

Click here to see the winners - https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,22437.0.html

Social Media

Remember to keep letting us know if you have a Facebook or Twitter page that we can add to your Members profile page.

Email ben@swpp.co.uk with your details, and we can update your page.

Twitter - http://twitter.com/TheSocieties

Please use the hashtag #Societies2012 When Tweeting about the Convention.

The Societies 2012 Photographic Convention

2012 Exhibitors

Take a look at the new and easy way to browse all the Exhibitors who will be at the Societies 2012 Convention.


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