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The Societies' Newsletter  April 12 2012


Marko Dutka - Members Training Days (Foundation Lighting) - few places remaining

17 April - Leicester
18 April - York
18 July - Sevenoaks

Talk Synopsis - Foundation Lighting

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

Join today to take advantage of these inspiring training sessions.

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Mini Convention

*Only a few days left to book for the Bolton Mini Convention on the 19th April  

Mini Conventions

Open to members and non-members alike
Trade Show Opening Times : 10:00-16:00
Free Masterclases Times: 09:00-10:00, 12:30-13:30 and 16:00-17:00


These Mini Conventions are the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks


Join today and Receive one of these as a free welcome gift

10 Reasons to Join The Societies

  • Professional Imagemaker Magazine
  • Online Photographic Forum
  • Mentor Me Programme
  • Reduced Insurance Rates
  • Free Listing on our Website
  • Monthly Image Competition
  • Qualifications by Submission of Work
  • Reduced Rate Merchant Service Facilities
  • Trade Sponsored Promotions for Members
  • Discounts on Annual Convention

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Mentor Me Programme

We have a small team dedicated to innovative programmes and research in order to provide you with the right tools to develop your business.

One of these is our invaluable 'Mentor Me' programme through which you receive a one to one appraisal of your work and advice for progression.

All reports include recommendations for participation in training programmes pertinent to your professional development and it doesn't just stop at reaching your Licentiateship. In fact, that is only the beginning on a journey of lifelong learning.


Join now to take advantage of this benefit of membership

Qualification Structure - Qualify

The Society has a number of levels of qualifications/distinctions for photographers, which are awarded: Licentiate, Associate and Fellowship with Craftsman being available to wedding photographers only.

We appreciate that some subjects could easily apply to more than one of the ‘Societies’ we recommend that you send some sample images and our advisors will guide you.



Latest Photographic News

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SmugMug and Loxley Colour launch groundbreaking online ecommerce solution for Europe’s photographers

Tetenal UK launch new additions to their SpectraJet Inkjet range

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

Members Training Days

17 April - Leicester - Foundation Lighting
18 April - York - Foundation Lighting
01 May - Darlington - Photography Business
02 May - Lincoln - Photography Business
03 May - Norfolk - Photography Business
14 May - Tewkesbury - Portraits and Lifestyle
15 May - Exeter - Portraits and Lifestyle
16 May - Southampton - Portraits and Lifestyle
22 May - Chester - SEO and Marketing
24 May - Warwick - Boudoir
30 May - Bolton - Bridal Portraiture
17 July - London - Boudoir
18 July - Sevenoaks - Foundation Lighting
19 July - Stansted - Immediate Lighting
11 September - North Queensferry - SEO and Marketing

Join today to take advantage of this benefit of membership

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 

Join now to take advantage of this benefit of membership

Wedding Photojournalism: The Business of Aesthetics - Limited Stock

Wedding Photojournalism: The Business of Aesthetics- A Guide for Professional Digital Photographers.

This valuable resource focuses on what professional wedding photographers need to do to stay competitive and continue winning new assignments, despite an array of challenges. Though wedding budgets are often subject to cuts, photographers will learn how to finesse their operations, improve their marketing, and convert client contacts into reliable job streams. By running a lean business with few excess costs, this step-by-step guide lays out how wedding photographers can draw attention to their studio, generate demand, and create a brand that complements and promotes their unique vision.

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