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Monthly Image Comp Gold - Open to all Competitions - News - Mentor Me Mentor You - Book Clearance - Datacolor Webinars - Digital Imaging Roadshows


The Gold awards for January's Monthly Image Competition have been announced

To see the gold winning images please check out the link below

The Judges Choice Award for November has also been chosen, to view the winning image click here

February's competition is now open

Other Photographic Competition News

We would like to thank all those who have previously entered The Societies monthly photographic competitions. This month we launch another four competitions for you to enter and we look forward to seeing more stunning images.

Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography.

The Digital Artist
We invite entries into this months competition that show true creativity in digital art and manipulation. There is no set topic so you can choose your own subject matter, just simply let your creative juices flow. 

Spectacular landscapes
This month we invite entries that depict incredible vistas; these may be a mountain range, seascapes or cityscapes.

Street Action
Street photography is an ever popular subject which captures the daily activates of the streets which we journey along. This months competition we are looking for images with strong clear narratives, so images of people engrossed in an activity is encouraged. 

Under 5s
In this months competition we invite images of adorable children and babies. The portraits may be taken environmentally or in a studio.

 Results from Januarys Competition

Landmarks Photographic Competition 

Natures Surprises Photography Competition 

Faces Photography Competition

Christopher Grey's Posing, Composition, and Cropping - last 1 in stock

Jeff Smith's Studio Flash Photography - last 1 in stock

Master Composition Guide: For Digital Photographers - last 1 in stock

All Amherst media books £10 unless stated



Hahnemuhle at The Photography Show 2014

CreativeWorld 2014 - Sketching in a stylish way with Hahnemuhle Style Sketch

Canon to bring imaging to life at The Photography Show

A new all-around lens broadens the Touit family

Obscura by ILFORD - Pure Pinhole Photography

Join Today and Receive a 2013 Collection Book

Join any 2 of the Societies for £99 and you will receive a free copy of the Societies Collection Book 2013.

This hardback coffee table book contains 120+ inspiring images of the top nominations & winners from the 2013 Photographer of the Year. Selected from 13,877 images submitted in 28 categories, the inspirational imagery represents a broad selection of photographic subjects from our talented membership

10 Reasons to Join The Societies

  • Professional Imagemaker Magazine
  • Online Photographic Forum
  • Mentor Me Programme
  • Reduced Insurance Rates
  • Free Listing on our Website
  • Monthly Image Competition
  • Qualifications by Submission of Work
  • Reduced Rate Merchant Service Facilities
  • Trade Sponsored Promotions for Members
  • Discounts on Annual Convention

The Societies are pleased to announce that Dennis Orchard will be in Dublin, Cork and Galway with an evening seminar on mentoring and qualifications.

Dennis is now a member of the Mentoring Team for the Societies Mentor Me Programme. This is an invaluable FREE service to Societies Members who wish to improve their photographic skills through mentoring. In his talk Dennis will explain the benefits of mentoring and show many slideshows of his own work.

Dublin, Ireland - 18/02/2014
Cork, Ireland - 19/02/2014

Galway City, Ireland - 20/02/2014




Digital Imaging Show.

We provide a range of trade shows, seminars, and photographic events across the UK aimed at the professional and aspiring photographer

06/04/2014 - Dublin
08/04/2014 - Dunadry
16/04/2014 - Bolton
17/04/2014 - Bradford


Upcoming webinars from Datacolor

Get Smarter, Free Your Colour: Attend a Free Colour Management Webinar from Datacolor

Whether you're new to colour management or a seasoned professional our free webinars will help you understand the ins and outs of a colour managed workflow. It can be so easy to get great colours from shoot to edit to final prints! 

  • Color Management for Indoor Photography - Co-sponsored by MyPix2 - 13/02/2014
  • Printing Success with Fine Art and Custom Paper - Co-sponsored by Moab - 26/02/2014
  • Screen to Print Match - Co-sponsored by Zenfolio - 13/03/2014
  • Custom Printmaking for Fine Art Paper - Co-sponsored by Red River Paper - 26/03/2014

Register today, to attend these free Webinars

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