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The Societies Newsletter
30 December 10
10 days to go!
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The Societies 2011 Photographic Convention - 10 Days to go!

Convention: 10th-17th January 2011 - Trade Show Dates: 14th-16th January 2011
Novotel London West – Hammersmith

Record attendance expected!

With 6,000 pre-registered booking with over 1,000 of them being taken in the last few days, the 2011 Convention is set to be the largest Convention held so far. The Big 'L' Challenge has caught the imaginations of members and we have received panels for all genres for Licentiateship, Associateship and Fellowship.


Deadline dates:



Convention Latest

"Just Shoot It" – Free Practical Workshops - Mark Cleghorn Announced

John Denton - A Yorkshire Weirdo in London (Location Seminar) Last remaining places

Gordon Jovic - Perfecting Body Language and How To Find Great Shots (Superclass) Last remaining places

Doug Gordon - Fashion Meets Wedding (Location Seminar) Last remaining places

Monumental Images (Location Seminar)- Joe Photo Last remaining places

Trade Show Highlights*

Get advice from the experts
Experts will be on hand to give you advice on services and products
Live demonstrations
Attendees are able to attend demonstrations by many of the leading lectures in the photographic industry.
See the latest photographic equipment
Trade Show Bookings are free until 07 Jan 11, After this a £5 fee will be charged
The BIG ‘L’ Challenge at The 2011 Convention

After last year's success, we will be running the BIG ‘L’ Challenge at The 2011 Convention.

Members are invited to submit their Licentiateship panel or if desired their Associateship or Fellowship for consideration.

Delegates are invited to attend and watch the qualifications assessments.

http://swpp.co.uk/convention/big_l_challenge.htm for more information.
2010 Trade Awards - Last Call for Votes!

Please vote for your products of the year and you could win a Masterclass ticket.

My Bride Would Never Do That! – Doug Gordon

Monday 10 January 10:00-16:00

This a brand new program which Doug put together to get straight to the core! See Doug’s camera techniques, his light, his compositions, his ’posed...but look natural’ methods and also how he shoots for the perfect storybook album. Most importantly he will explain his on the job finishing techniques, This class is a must for any professional.


Gary Fong, The Accidental Millionaire

Monday 17 January 10:00-16:00

Exclusively to The Societies, Gary will be sharing his insightful, instructive and at times hilarious photographic and personal experiences with a UK audience at The Societies convention in January 2011.
“Now that I have retired from wedding photography, I can freely give you the secrets that made my studio undisputedly the most financially successful business in wedding photography”.


The Society Forum

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

EXTRA Voting - Your Best Wedding Image of 2010
Week 48 Voting - Get Me to the Church
Week 47 Winners - Children

EXTRA Voting - Your Best Wedding Image of 2010
Week 48 Voting - Motion
Week 47 Winners - Beauty

https://thesocieties.net/forum/ for more information.

Master's Guide to Wedding PhotographyMaster's Guide to Wedding Photography

Marcus Bell is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose images evoke emotion, demand respect, and stand out from the crowd. In this book, Bell shares a compelling combination of gorgeous images and hard-won advice on everything from perfecting your shot list to flawlessly capturing each crucial shot, to creating a lifelong photographer-client relationship. You'll also get tips for capturing the unique energy and mood of each wedding, enhancing your images with Photoshop, and creating an evocative image presentation. Don't miss this book!

Was £21.99 Now £15.00


Win A Manfrotto 190CXPRO4 Tripod

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