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The Societies' Newsletter
6 April 11

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March Monthly Competition

The judging for March is now complete and the results are available online.

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.

Please read the Rules of the Competition and Category Definitions before you upload your entry!


Marketing opportunities for SWPP members

Since 2009, The Click Group has total prenatal exclusivity for its Bump to Baby and My First Year schemes. Therefore we have exclusive opt in data of women who are 6 months pregnant. We have also recently secured all of the data for children 10 months and 22 months old, this is perfectly timed to promote 1st and 2nd Birthday portraits.

Check out how Click can help build your business

Photographic News

Total D-SLR movie package: Nikon announces first external microphone, the ME-1

SLR Lens Case

Hireacamera launches new Micro System Camcorder, Camera and Lens ranges

X factor secures leading design prize for Olympus compact camera

The New Nikon D5100: Unleash Your Creativity

Leica announces firmware update for LEICA X1

Latest Photographic News:

The Society Forum

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 13 - Exchange of Vows
General Week 13 - Faces

Wedding Week 12 Voting - First Dance
General Week 12 Voting - Food and Drink

Wedding Week 11 Winners - Reception Room
General Week 11 Winners - Lighting Interiors

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

MB6 - Making Money

MB6 IS ALL ABOUT Making Real Money From Event Photography

The Cash Machine Tour is designed to teach you all the skills you need to become a very successful events photographer. MB6 Features Jeremy Nako who is one of the leading Events photographers in Europe. Jeremy been very progressive in his photographic style and his business techniques which has brought him considerable success in the events market.

He offers quality products to a diverse range of clients in areas such as charity and black tie events, school proms, corporate functions, weddings and sports tournaments. His business is 100% Events.

Dates and Venues

Cardiff 4 April
Southampton 7 April
London 8 April
Glasgow 11 April
Stockport 12 April
Pontefract 13 April
Coventry 14 April
Cambridge 15 April


Members Training Days

4 May, Newbury - DSLR Video
5 May, Burn Hall, York - Weddings
6 May, Wednesbury - Commercial
9 May, Leamington Spa - Lighting and Posing
10 May, Barnsley - Lighting and Posing
12 May, Port Talbot - Portraits
18 May, Leicester - Weddings
19 May, Malvern - Weddings
6 June, Great Missenden - Weddings
7 June, Newbury - Weddings
27 June, - Great Missenden - Commercial

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 

Gadget Show LiveThe Societies at The Gadget Show Live - J11

Committed to improving the quality of photography, The Societies are providing speakers for the 200 seat Photographic Workshop Theatre. Bjorn Thomassen, John Denton, and Richard Walton among other highly acclaimed photographers, will take to the stage to present and educate to the Gadget Show Live attendees.

For full details on The Societies schedule, please check out the website: http://www.thesocieties.net/gadget.htm

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