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The Societies' Newsletter
17 February 11
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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.

Live Demos - Seminar Schedule:

Sunday 6th March 2011
Monday 7th March 2011
Tuesday 8th March 2011
Wednesday 9th March 2011

For more information, please visit: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/focus11.htm

Members Training Days

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

Latest Photographic News:

Induro Adds to Popular Adventure Series Tripods

Induro Introduces New PHT Series 3-Way Panheads

Corel Launches a New Bundle Promotion with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X

DxO Optics Pro Adds Support for Olympus E-PL2, Panasonic LX5 and Sony A580, and 69 New DxO Optics Modules

Pentax returns to Focus

Leica Akademie updates workshop programme for Spring 2011


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:

Wedding Week 6 - Something Blue
General Week 6 - Passion

Week 5 - Shadows - Voting
Week 5 - Young and Old - Voting

Week 4 - Winners - Bridal Knick Knacks
Week 4 - Winners - Music

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. 

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


Convention 2011 Videos

Rob Summers. has put together an amazing collection of videos from to 2011 Convention, which we will assure will bring back some great memories of a fantastic event.


The Societies' Collection 2010 BookThe Societies Collection 2010 Book

The hardback coffee table book contains 120+ inspiring images of the top nominations & winners from the 2010 Photographer of the Year.
£25 inc 1st class post
Fill in the secure payment form stating 'Collection Book 2010'.

Brett Florens' Guide to Photographing Weddings                Brett Floren Wedding

With fashion-inspired images and discussions on the techniques used to create them, this sensational handbook guides both serious amateurs and professional photographers through the rigors of running a successful wedding-photography business. Couples today allocate larger portions of their wedding budgets toward saving the memories of their day on film, and breaking into this business as a photographer can seem like a daunting task, but this manual helps photographers navigate the entire process.

Usually £24.99 Special Offer £15.00


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