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The Societies' Newsletter
26 January 11
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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
Sunday 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

Book NowSessions:
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

Last Chance to Enter!

A few days left to enter the competition. Even though we receive up to 2000 entries per month sadly 100s of our talented members as yet have not participated. So for all those who haven’t submitted - make this month extra special by uploading your images today.

By uploading and entering in to the Societies' Monthly Competition, you agree to have read and fully understood the Rules of the Competition and Category Definitions.


Forgotten the upload instructions - no problem visit the Forum

The Society Forum

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 3 - Groom Alone
General Week 3 - Big Cats, Small Cats

Wedding Week 2 Voting - Emotional Moment
General Week 2 Voting - Historic Monuments

Wedding Week 1 Winners - Proud Parents
General Week 1 Winners - Shopping

https://thesocieties.net/forum/ for more information. 

Members Training Days - February 2011

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

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 

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'.

or call: 01745 356935

Speaking at 2012 Convention

Would you believe it, we are already working on 2012 speaker line up.

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the 2012 Convention, all you have to do is fill in the speaker form: https://swpp.co.uk/secure/convention-speaker.htm
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.

More Convention Photo's


New upload facility to speed up qualifications and mentoring submissions

Members are requested to complete our online form for either mentoring or qualifications. Once completed you will be directed to our MailBigFile upload facility, this will substantially speed up uploads for our members

Remember to save the files as jpgs
Number 01 - 20
2000 pixels on the longest side
Create a contact sheet with all 20 images
Compress all the files into one zip folder
Please then rename the zip file YourName_MembershipNumber_qualification/mentoring i.e John_Jones_12345_mentoring.zip

Mentoring https://swpp.co.uk/secure/mentor_me_form.htm
Licentiate and Associate form https://swpp.co.uk/secure/big_l.htm

Members can submit for qualifications or mentoring in just about any given subject

The submission must not be mixed topics

Suggestions for wedding submissions: http://swpp.co.uk/mentor_me_wedding_subs.htm

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