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Final Week!! 

6 Days to get your complimentary Trade Show ticket

We here at the Societies would like to thank the 1,000s of people who have already pre-registered for the Convention, and would like to remind everyone that you only have until the 24 December 2012 to register for your complimentary Trade Show ticket.

Can you afford not to miss these exclusive 2013 Convention discount vouchers, deals and prize draws?

Check out the Convention website for full detail on Trade Show special offers from many of the exhibitors.

Trade Show Opening Times - Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-17:00

Trade Show Dates: 11-13 January 2013
2013 Full Convention: 8-14 January 2013 - New Venue Hilton London Metropole

For full information on the Societies' 2013 Convention including tickets explained, seminar schedules, Big L Challenge, hotel layout plus more, please see the Societies' 2013 Convention section of our website.

20x16" Print Competition

20x16" Print CompetitionMosaic Daylight LED Panel - 5 days left to enter

Do remember that you are able to enter our 20x16" Print Competition. Judging will take place in the Windsor Foyer Suite at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel during the Convention and you are able to attend and watch the judging process free of charge. A truly informative and beneficial opportunity to learn from your peers.

1st Prize: Mosaic Daylight LED Panel (worth £750). Sponsored by Bowens


 Convention News

FIRM Weddings (Fashionable, Intimate, Romantic and Modern) - Gordon McGowan (Superclass) - 2 places left

Weddings Meet Fashion - Brett Florens (Superclass) - 4 places left

Everything you need to know about Skin retouching - Dave Wall - 5 places left

Light It For Arts Sake! - John Denton (Superclass) - 4 places left

Shoot To Thrill - Richard P Walton - 7 places left

 Featured Convention Seminars

Craig Minielly - Location Seminar

Wednesday 9 Jan 2013 - 10.00am - 16.00pm

Attendees will be hands-on involved in the planning and executing of a full magazine feature and will be able to create their own imagery making use of the lighting setups models, and varied locations within the Victorian Home . Craig will work with attendees to develop their own skills in creating dynamic and engaging images that are as powerful as they are unique and in styles that will tantalize art directors and wedding / portrait clients alike.


Alison Carlino - Light It! Superclass

Sunday 13 Jan 2013 - 09.00am - 13.00pm

Watch live as Alison demonstrates how to see highlights and shadows and learn when and how to use natural light, reflectors, video lights, and off-camera strobes to achieve the look you want. Geared toward the newer photographer that needs to see products on the market used on live shoots.


New Books and DVDs - Now in Stock
Available Light Photography

£24.99 £15.00 Save: 40% off



Family Photography

£21.99 £15.00 Save: 32% off


LED Lighting

£21.99 £15.00 Save: 32% off



Flash Techniques for Location Portraiture

£24.99 £15.00 Save: 40% off


Take Your Photography To The Next Level

Last chance to get your £30 voucher!

This week only we are giving you the opportunity to join any 2 Societies for £99 and upon joining you will receive a £30 Convention voucher to use against any part of the Convention 2013, from Masterclasses, Superclasses, Business School, Awards Night to name but a few.

To take advantage of this limited offer please fill out this secure application form

Offer expires on the 19th December 2012

Forum competition Extra

Wedding Competition EXTRA
General Competition EXTRA

New to the Forum?

We all know it can be a little daunting to post on a busy Forum for the first time, so we have created a special section where you can just say hello. https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,1216.0.html 

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

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will go through to a final vote for the favourite image of the year and the winner will receive a prize and be awarded, at the Annual Awards Night, the accolade of

"Members Choice Wedding Photographer Of the Year".

Saturday Night Awards Dinner

Who Will Win the Photographer of the Year 2012?

The Winners for 2011 will be announced Saturday Jan 1 2013 at our
Photographer of the Year Awards dinner.

Join us in the glittering Awards Night and celebrate the success of photographers from around the world

2013 ConventionMeet friends socially from the photographic industry and come away with an experience that you will not forget.

£65 per person


BOOK NOW! https://swpp.co.uk/secure/conventionform.htm

Photographic News

HARMAN roll the clock back 50 years!

Schneider Optics introduces Compact ND Kit for 114mmCP.2 Lenses

DxO Optics Pro v8.1.1 supports four new cameras, including the Sony SLT-A99

Olympus and Damian McGillicuddy team up to sponsor the Societiesí Second Place Photographer of Year 2012 Award

Last chance to pre-register for The Societiesí 2013 Convention.

Prodad Debuts Defishrt Automatic Video "Fisheye" Correction App; Flattens Warped Video & Still Images


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