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The Societies' Newsletter  - 30.08.12
helping photographers create the right image...
 
In this week's newsletter:
Monthly Competition | Qualifications | Photo News | Photo News App | Seminars | Bookstore
Monthly Image Competition

By Joining the Societies you are entitled to upload to the monthly competition.

The competition has 25 categories that encompasses all genres of photography.

Remember when entering the Monthly Competition you are in with a chance of winning the 'Judges Choice Award' for June, where prizes are software, courtesy of Nik Software, and also a 100 cash prize sponsored by Fujifilm.

Join today to enter the competitions.

So don't leave it until last minute, get your entries in today.

August competition closes 8.00am Monday 3 September.

http://swpp.co.uk/comps.htm

Convention Voucher

As the 2013 Societies' Convention is looming on the horizon, now would be the best time to book to avoid disappointment.

For a limited time only you can take up this fantastic offer.  When joining any 2 Societies for £99 you will receive a £30 complimentary 2013 Convention voucher.

To take advantage of this offer please fill in the secure join form
http://swpp.co.uk/secure/join-offer-convention.htm

Qualifications
Congratulations on this weeks successful qualification submissions.

Stuart Wells succesful Licentiate submission LSISLP http://sislp.com/distinctions/Wells108309/index.htm

Andy Hale succesful Licentiate submission LSINWP
http://sinwp.com/subs/Hale117011/index.htm

Derek Adams succesful Licentiate submission LSIFGP http://sifgp.com/distinctions/Adams116554/index.htm

http://swpp.co.uk/qualifications_overview.htm

Photo News
DxO Optics Pro v7.5.4 surpasses 8,000 available DxO Optics Modules
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/DxO-Optics-Pro-v754-surpasses-8000-available-DxO-Optics-Modules.htm

NEW HEDLER Maxisoft 30 x 30 cm Softbox
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/NEW-HEDLER-Maxisoft-30-x-30-cm-Softbox.htm

SRB Griturn announce discount on SRB ND Fader
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/SRB-Griturn-announce-discount-on-SRB-ND-Fader.htm

One Vision Imaging go for six, installing the latest Indigo 5600!
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/One-Vision-Imaging-go-for-six-installing-the-latest-Indigo-5600.htm

New Pinnacle Studio 16 Revolutionises the Art of Video Editing
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/New-Pinnacle-Studio-16-Revolutionises-the-Art-of-Video-Editing.htm

Kenro announces new frames to Autumn Fair & Photokina repertoire
http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/Kenro-announces-new-frames-to-Autumn-Fair--Photokina-repertoire.htm

Download the New Photo News app for your ios device from the app Store
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/photo-news/id547748778?mt=8
 

Seminars
Seminars that are coming your way

John Denton - Boudoir - Manchester - 6 Sept 2012
Damian McGillicuddy - Fashion - Aberdeen 10 Sept 2012
Kevin Mullins - SEO - North Queensferry - 11 Sept 2012
Gordon McGowan - Wedding - Dunadry - 11 Sept 2012
Gordon McGowan - Wedding - Dublin - 12 Sept 2012
Gordon McGowan - Wedding - Cork - 13 Sept 2012

Marko Dutka - Lighting - Manchester - 25 Sept 2012
Catherine Connor - Portraiture - 28 Sept 2012

Chronological index of Seminars and Shows
http://swpp.co.uk/seminars/index-chrono.htm

Bookstore 

The Art of Off-Camera Flash Photography Only 3 Remaining

The Art of Off-Camera Flash Photography: Techniques and Images from Professional Digital Photographer.

Photographers seeking to enhance the creativity of their shots will be well pleased with this guide from seasoned professional photographer Lou Jacobs Jr. Beginning with an overview of the gear required, the fundamental techniques involved, and the results that can be achieved using off-camera flash, the book then explores the work of 10 top photographers who use off-camera flash to create their powerful images.

£21.00 Now £13.00

Forum

Online Forum

An Outstanding Benefit of Membership where you can keep in touch with fellow photographers.

Whatever stage you are at in your career, forum membership gives you the opportunity to:

  • Be at the forefront of knowledge sharing and best practice thinking
  • Keep up to date with current photo issues
  • Debate with experts in specialist areas
  • Network with other photographers
  • Add to your continuous professional development

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