Having trouble reading this? Take a look at the browser friendly version. http://swpp.co.uk/newsletter/news_feb11_4.htm
The Societies' Newsletter
24 February 11
SWPP   |   SINWP   |   SICIP   |   SIFGP   |   SISEP   |   SITTP   |   SISLP   |   SIMPP
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

The Society Forum

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 7 - Bride & Groom inside the car
General Week 7 - Rain

Week 6 - Passion - Voting
Week 6 - Something Blue - Voting

Week 5 - Shadows - Winners
Week 5 - Young and Old - Winners

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

Latest Photographic News:

Hasselblad releases the new Phocus Family: Phocus 2.6, Phocus Quick and Phocus Mobile

Heidelberg and Ricoh announce global strategic cooperation

Nikon Corporation's D3100 digital-SLR camera, recipient of the iF Product Design Award 2011

Corel VideoStudio Pro X4 New Video Editing Software Brings Power and Simplicity to Movie Making

AKVIS ArtWork 5.0. Now With Watercolor Effect!

TT Imaging moves into top gear with major new business wins


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

Members Training Days

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 


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


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 Wedding Bundle Deal

100 Techniques for Professional Wedding Photographers

Perfect all of your images, simplify your workflow, and make every wedding shoot a more streamlined, positive, and productive experience with one hundred easy-to-implement ideas from the pros.

Wedding Photography : Advanced Techniques for Digital Photographers

Drawing on the images and expertise of dozens of industry-leading photographers, this manual on wedding photography provides critical insights into the techniques that set the best in the business apart from rest.

Advanced Wedding Photojournalism

Aiming to produce more vibrant, emotional, and compelling images, this guide instructs how to instinctively capture the most important moments at a wedding. By emphasizing a deeper understanding of the client and the importance of practicing technical skills,

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

Limited offer, whilst stock lasts.


Three Go Mad in the Med - John Denton

We are blessed within the Societies with a wealth of talent to draw upon when training and I was incredibly grateful to be asked to join the recent tour of Cyprus and Malta. Even more so when I realised I would be sharing the week with my good friend, and top model, Vivienne Edge.



Follow us on Twitter

Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Google Buzz

Follow us on Linkedin

The Societies - 6 Bath St., Rhyl LL18 3EB - Tel 0044 1745 356935