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The Societies' Newsletter  - 22.08.12
helping photographers create the right image...
In this week's newsletter:
Qualifications | Photo News | Canon Members Offer | New Twitter Competition | Monthly Competition | Seminars | Join
Congratulations to the latest successful qualification submissions.

Lee Hatherall succesful Licentiate submission LSWPP

George Fairbairn succesful Associate submission ASWPP

Caroline Unwin succesful Licentiate submission LSWPP

Paul Schillings succesful Associate submission ASWPP

Peter Unwin succesful Licentiate submission LSWPP

Rachel Sinclair succesful Licentiate submission LSWPP


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Not only would you reap the rewards from the benefits of membership, we will also send you a Lastolite Brolly Grip and 90cm Trifold Umbrella (valued up to £45) as a welcome gift.

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Photo News
Camera 2.0: the COOLPIX S800c

A stylish touch: the chic COOLPIX S6400 with 12x zoom

A camera for the catwalk: introducing the fashionable COOLPIX S01

Take your creativity to new places: the Nikon COOLPIX P7700

Kenro launches new range of photo frames

Calumet ships 80,000 worth of video equipment to boost cultural healing in Khartoum, Sudan

Time running out for Masters Applications
Canon Cashback

New Twitter Competition
We are pleased to announce our new Twitter Competition where you could win 12 months membership* and a Convention 2013 Masterclass Ticket.

The competition is open to Members and Non-Members alike.

*Open to existing members who would have their membership extended accordingly

To find out how to enter please visit here http://www.thesocieties.net/twitter.htm
Monthly Competition
The Societies Monthly Competition Last Remaining Days.

You have only got until 8.00 am on Monday 3 September to get your entries in for August Judging.

Get your images in....


For full guidelines and login details please see the forum:

Please remember to wait until all judging is complete before checking your score(s), as it does slow down the process quite dramatically.

View Previous Gold's Here


Featured Seminar - Kevin Mullins - SEO and Marketing & My photography, style and workflow

Morning Session:
SEO and Marketing - Morning Session (09:00-13:00)

  • The essentials of SEO - what you need to know and what you need to forget
  • Using Google Webmaster Tools, Adwords and Analytics correctly
  • Effective blogging and understanding its impact in marketing your website.
  • The architecture of an SEO friendly website
  • Social Media marketing - selling yourself!

Afternoon Session:
My photography, style and workflow - Afternoon Session (13:30-17:30)

  • My essential kit for a documentary wedding
  • My philosophy and how I run my business effectively (tools, management, business tracking etc)The fastflow workflow - a round trip workflow using Photmechanic, Lightroom and CS5


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