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The Societies' Newsletter - 23 April 2014

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This Week's Reminders
Members' Online Exhibition

Being a member of The Societies you can take advantage of this fantastic benefit of membership.

Show potential clients a selection of your work by having an exhibition of up to 30 of your best images to showcase your work.

If you would like to submit an online gallery please use the mail upload facility here

Examples of members galleries can be found here

Don't forget to check your members profile page to see if you have sent in a profile image of yourself. If not email your image to

The Societies' Monthly Image Competition - Deadline 30th April

Even though we receive up to 2,000 entries per month sadly 100s of our talented members as yet have not participated. So for all those who haven’t submitted then make this month extra special by uploading your images today.

Forgotten the upload instructions - no problem visit the Forum,21861.0.html

Open to all Competitions - These comps close on Monday 31 March 2014 

Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography

Memorable Moments - 
Documentary Photography - 
Natural Beauty - 
Architecture - 

Photographic News
onOne Software Announces Perfect Photo Suite 8.5 Photo Editor

Nissin i40 winner of the TIPA Awards 2014 for the ''Best Portable Lighting System''

Double honours at the 2014 TIPA Awards for Fujifilm with the X-T1 and the FUJINON XF10-24mmF4 R OIS lens

PENTAX K-3 Digital SLR Camera Named ''BEST DSLR EXPERT'' at 2014 TIPA Photo & Imaging Awards

Digital Imaging Shows
Join us in Cardiff for The Digital Imaging Show 7th May 2014

Cardiff City Stadium - FREE entry to both the Trade Show and Masterclasses

Masterclasses include -
Marko Dutka
: 09:00-10:00 - 6 Portraits in 60 Minutes
Peter Ellis: 12:30-13:30 - A Year in the Life of a Photographer
Gary and Sue Williams: 15:30-16:30 - Wedding Workflow using Adobe Lightroom

For a list of exhibitors please see here

We hope to see you there!

Not Yet a Member?

Join any 2 of the Societies for £99 and you will receive 18 months membership for the price of 12.

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



These seminars are arranged as a benefit to you and will definitely help you run your business better.

Practicing photographers are happy to share their knowledge and experience to assist you with the complexities of digital imaging and running a photographic business.

Branding, Business, Tools and Technique - Tuesday 13 May 2014 - Kevin Mullins 

Branding, Business, Tools and Technique - Wednesday 14 May 2014 - Kevin Mullins 

Branding, Business, Tools and Technique - Thursday 15 May 2014 - Kevin Mullins 

List of all seminars can be found here 

All books are £10 unless stated - including free UK postage

Minimalist Lighting - Professional Techniques for Studio
Understanding and Controlling Strobe Lighting
The Digital Photographer's Guide to Light Modifiers
Professional Portrait Photography
Lighting Techniques for Middle Key Portrait Photography