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The Societies' Newsletter
9 February 11
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Members Training Days

15 February, Neston - Michael Turner
16 February, Flamingo Park Zoo, Yorkshire - John Denton
17 February, Flamingo Park Zoo, Yorkshire - John Denton - Full
22 February, Bath - Marko Dutka
23 February, Leicester - Michael Turner

30 March, Perth - John Denton
31 March, Glasgow - John Denton

4 May, Newbury - Stuart Barry
5 May, York - Stewart Randall
6 May, Wednesbury - John MacRea
9 May, Leamington Spa - Bjorn Thomassen
10 May, Barnsley - Bjorn Thomassen
18 May, Leicester - Morag McDonald
19 May, Malvern - Morag McDonald
22 May, Dublin - John Denton
23 May, Cork - John Denton
24 May, Limerick - John Denton
25 May, Northern Ireland - John Denton

7 June Newbury - Morag McDonald

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 


Photographic News

The highly anticipated FINEPIX X100 digital camera hits the shops in March

The Silver K-5 Limited Edition

Optio WG1 and WG1 GPS

smc Pentax-D FA645 25mm f/4 AL[IF] SDM AW

Introducing the stylish, fun and feature packed IXUS 115 HS perfect for pictures in all conditions

Style meets passion Canon unveils the IXUS 220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and PowerShot SX220 HS

Exquisite design, leading quality Canon unveils new PowerShot and IXUS models
http://swpp.co.uk/professional_imagemaker/news/canon_HS_Syste_ cameras.htm

Canon announces development of a new telephoto zoom lens with an integrated extender

Benchmark performance, superior design

Canon enhances EX Speedlite range with the new Speedlite 320EX and Speedlite 270EX II

Capture every moment of your adventure with the new EOS 600D

Take the first step into the world of EOS Canon unveils the EOS 1100D

Latest Photographic News:

Marko Dutka - Mediterranean Tour

Update: Prices and course content now available!

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

16 & 17 April - Malta


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 Society Forum

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Week 5 - Shadows
Week 5 - Young and Old

Week 4 Voting - Bridal Knick Knacks
Week 4 Voting - Music

Week 3 Winners - Groom Alone
Week 3 Winners - Big Cats, Small Cats

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. 

The Societies Monthly Image Competition

Please note these guidelines about uploading your images to the monthly online competition.

Please read the Rules of the Competition and Category Definitions before you upload your entry!

1. Only ONE image per month per category may be entered.
2. The jpg file name needs to be in this format - (name)_(category)_(country)_(month)_(year).jpg
3. Select an appropriate folder for your image, please make sure your file name corresponds with the category name.
4. You may enter a title to your image in the 'title' field provided. Please do not include your name in this file title as the judges will see this.
5. Please leave description and keyword fields BLANK unless comments are helpful to the judges, any unnecessary comments written in these fields will be removed.
6. Do not enter a score into the score field, this is for the admin team to do after the judges have looked at your image.

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.

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