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The Societies' Newsletter
3 February 11
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The Society Forum

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 4 - Bridal Knick Knacks
General Week 4 - Music

Wedding Week 3 Voting - Groom Alone
General Week 3 Voting - Big Cats, Small Cats

Wedding Week 2 Winners - Emotional Moment
General Week 2 Winners - Historic Monuments

As members of the Societies you can sell your unwanted equipment through the forum. Over the past month members have disposed of in excess of £10k worth of gear.


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

Photographic News

Epson supports charity exhibition, Diamonds in the Rough

IPN Agency Presents PHOTO FEST IRELAND 2011 SUNDAY 3rd APRIL 2011

AKVIS Sketch v.12: Pencil Drawings From Photos. Now With Smudging Effect!

Photo Acrylic Prints Growing Popularity

Ricoh Introduces the New CX5

Latest Photographic News:

Members Training Days - February 2011

15 February Neston - Michael Turner
16 February Flamingo Park Zoo, Yorkshire - John Denton
17 February Flamingo Park Zoo, Yorkshire - John Denton - Only 3 Places Left
22 February Bath - Marko Dutka
23 February Leicester - Michael Turner
30 March Perth - John Denton
31 March Glasgow - John Denton

Each day is split into two sessions.

Cost: £40 per session/£80 Full-Day per person

For more information on the days please see: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/members_training_days.htm 

Art P Suwansang Tour 2011

Lightroom Guru, Art P Suwansang will be touring the UK and Ireland in March to deliver his world renowned seminar on Lightroom

City and Dates
Book NowSunday 13th March - Dublin
Tuesday 15th March - Glasgow
Wednesday 16th March - Stockport
Thursday 17th March - Coventry
Friday 18th March - Newbury
Saturday 19th March - Watford
Monday 21st March - Burgess Hill

Lightroom: Embrace the Modern Digital Workflow (09:00-13:00) Morning Session
Get Creative Fast with Lightroom (13:30-17:30) Afternoon Session

Further details can be found at: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/art_p_suwansang_tour_2011.htm

The BIG ‘L’ Challenge - Successful Submissions

We have just updated the Successful Submissions part of the website, with some of the lastest successful panels:

Recently uploaded:
Vagelis Giotopoulos ASWPP
Peter Jones ASWPP
Shireen Hammond ASWPP
Louise Sumner ASWPP
Christina Lee Lauder ASWPP
Beverley Downie ASWPP
Drew McWilliams ASWPP
Andreas Evzonas ASWPP
David Stanway ASINWP
Marilyn Taylor ASISEP
John Retter ASISLP
Seamus Costelloe ASIFGP
Michael Crean LSWPP
Kevin Mullins LSWPP
Grahame Smith LSWPP
Janette Douglas LSWPP
David Chrystal LSWPP
Mark Osman LSWPP
Michael Craft LSWPP
Gavin Thorn LSWPP
Andrew Wilson LSWPP
Martin Edwards LSWPP
Paul Cornish LSWPP
Amanda Mitchell LSWPP
Kate Cowan LSITTP
John Newport LSISLP
Ivan Packer LSISLP
Jayne Evans LSISLP
David Knowler LSISEP
Jeremy Nielsen LSICIP

Apply for your qualification today: https://swpp.co.uk/secure/big_l.htm

The Lighting Bundle DealThe Lighting Bundle Deal

Understanding and Controlling Strobe Lighting

Understanding and Controlling Strobe Lighting: A Guide for Digital Photographers By simplifying the process of designing effective strobe-lighting.

Christopher Grey's Lighting Techniques for Beauty and Glamour

Incorporating several categories of beauty photography—maternity, fitness, boudoir, Maxim style, Goth glamour, and fetish glamour—this guide describes the artistic and technical nuances of each genre while teaching posing and compositional techniques.

Photographic Lighting Equipment

From flashlights and top-of-the-line studio electronic flashes to light stands and battery/inverter packs, this all-encompassing survey evaluates the vast array of lighting and equipment options available to professional photographers.

Only £40 including 1st Recorded Delivery. Usually £15 each.

Limited offer, whilst stock lasts.


Digital Photography Books - Early Spring Sale

Lastolite Tri-Flip Sleeves 75cm

Location Lighting With Drew Gardner DVD
Marko Dutka - Mediterranean Tour

A date for your diary, prices and venue details will be confirmed soon. Check the website for regular updates.

8 April - Cyprus
11 April - Thessaloniki, Greece
13 April - Athens, Greece

16 & 17 April - Malta


The Societies' at Focus on Imaging 2011 - Stand: H30

focus_on_imagingWe will be providing mentoring sessions on our stand at Focus on Imaging this year.

Each session will last up to 30 minutes and will be a one-to-one verbal mentoring review of your images.

You will need to bring a CD with 20 images on at 2000 pixels wide.

Cost: £35 inc VAT

Sessions are very limited, to book your session please phone 01745 356935.

We have found some old photos from the 2006 Convention, worth a look: http://swpp.co.uk/convention/show_pics06/

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