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The Societies' Newsletter
15 February 2012

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The Societies' at Focus on Imaging 2012 - Stand H30

The Societies are pleased to announce our demo area timetable at Focus on Imaging.

Birmingham NEC: 4-7 March 2012


Congratulations to qualification successes this week

Stuart Wells LSINWP successful Licentiate nature submission http://bit.ly/A8RVqh  

Rebecca Judge LSWPP successful Licentiate submission

Krzysztof Michalak LSWPP successful Licentiate submission http://bit.ly/zMaPfj 

Jonathan Addie LSWPP successful Licentiate submission

Clement Carroll LSWPP successful Licentiate submission

John Myall LSINWP successful Licentiate submission

The Societies team up with Loxley Colour

Win a 16x12” Print from Loxley Colour
Loxley Colour is pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring The Societies Twitter Image Competition. By entering not only do you have the chance of winning a 16x12” print of your image, you can also win 12 months membership to The Societies.

Phil Jones, The Societies CEO says “We are pleased to be working with Loxley Colour to add more value to the prize of this competition. We have already seen some wonderful photographs entered in to the competition and we are now looking forward to seeing more with the additional prize on offer”

For more information on The Societies twitter competition and how to upload please see: http://thesocieties.net/twitter.htm 

The winner will be announced on the 29th February 2012.

Check out some of the entries so far

Latest Photographic News

Showcase Your Photography and Win a DS40 Professional Photo Printer

Win a 16x12” Print from Loxley Colour

Color Confidence announce launch and availability of DataColor SpyderPRINT and SpyderSTUDIO

Gitzo launches a redesign of the Systematic tripod range

Ian Griffiths of Event-Photos has arranged a one day Event Photography training day

Latest Photographic News: http://swpp.co.uk/news/

Members Training Days

16 February - Warwick - Business and Weddings
21 February - Bristol - Lighting and selling dramatic images
22 February - Gloucester - Lighting and selling dramatic images
23 February - Berkshire - Lighting and selling dramatic images
29 February - Gatwick - Weddings
1st March - Reading - Weddings
12 March - Kent - Portraits and Lifestyle
13 March - Stansted - Portraits and Lifestyle
17 March - Jersey - Shooting Brides
18 March - Jersey - Funky Portraits
12 April - Nottingham - Portrait and Makeover Photography
17 April - Jersey - Shooting Brides
18 April - Jersey - Funky Portaits
14 May - Tewkesbury - Portraits and Lifestyle
15 May - Exeter - Portraits and Lifestyle
16 May - Southampton - Portraits and Lifestyle
22 May - Chester - SEO and Marketing
11 September - North Queensferry - SEO and Marketing

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   

Wedding Photojournalism: The Business of Aesthetics

Wedding Photojournalism: The Business of Aesthetics- A Guide for Professional Digital Photographers

This valuable resource focuses on what professional wedding photographers need to do to stay competitive and continue winning new assignments, despite an array of challenges. Though wedding budgets are often subject to cuts, photographers will learn how to finesse their operations, improve their marketing, and convert client contacts into reliable job streams.

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00


Free p&p on orders over £30.00

The Society Forum Competition

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 6 - The Colour Black
General Week 6 - Love

Wedding Week 5 - Windy Wedding's - Voting
General Week
5 - Cold - Voting

Wedding Winners Week 4 - So Much in Colour
General Winners Week 4 - On the Phone

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.

Topics only viewable to registered logged on members

The Societies are pleased to announce the appointment of Podge Kelly.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Podge Kelly (pictured) as The Societies' Ireland representative.

Podge has over 30 years experience in Photography and we welcome him.


The Societies is now on Google+ Please add us to your circles

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