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| Monthly Competition | News | Mento Me & Qualifications | Join Today | Convention 2015 | Open Comps | Brolly Grip

The Societies' Monthly Image Competition - Last week to get your entries in.

Deadline - 31 June 2014

Even though we receive up to 2,000 entries per month sadly 100s of our talented members as yet have not participated. So for all those who haven’t submitted then make this month extra special by uploading your images today.

Forgotten the upload instructions - no problem visit the Forum,21861.0.html

Are you going to The Digital Imaging Show in Birmingham?

Remember these dates - 4th - 6th October 2014 at Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel.

You can attend the trade show free of charge. The Masterclasses are open to members and non-members alike.

This show is the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks.

For all information regarding exhibitors, speakers and ticket information please see the website

We look forward to seeing you there. Twitter @dig_img_show

  • Lastolite Introduces: Out of Focus Backgrounds
  • Introducing the limited edition: PENTAX K-3 - Prestige Edition - designed to celebrate success of flagship camera
  • AKVIS NatureArt 6.0: Make Friends with Mother Nature!
  • Kenro to exhibit at the Autumn Fair 2014
  • Sim Imaging confirms 25 percent off promotion
  • MindShift Gear’s rotation180 Panorama Backpack Wins OutDoor Industry Award 2014
  • Hasselblad launches new CFV-50c CMOS back for V System photographers

Check out all the latest news and reviews at the Professional Imagemaker newsdesk 

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Images submitted must be no larger than 2000 pixels wide at 300dpi

Deadline - 31 June 2014

Let's see your best

A great opportunity to have help from leading practitioners in the photographic industry.

We have many benefits of membership, one of these being our invaluable ‘Mentor Me’ program through which you receive a one to one appraisal of your work and advice for progression. Once you are a member, all reports include recommendations for participation in training programmes pertinent to your professional development and it doesn’t just stop at reaching your Licentiateship. In fact, that is only the beginning on a journey of life. A great opportunity to have help from leading practitioners in the photographic industry.

Why struggle when help is at hand? Our Mentoring team are here to give you first class advice on your imagery and help you to create the very best images for your clients and lead to qualifications.

Members are requested to complete our online form for mentoring. 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

Congratulations to these Successful Qualifications

Terry Mendoza successful Licentiate submission LSIFGP
Stephen Babb successful Licentiate submission LSISLP
Mark Harris successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Stephen Oliver successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Tessa Kerrs successful Licentiate submission LSWPP

Join any 2 of the Societies for £99 and you will receive 18 months membership for the price of 12.

Good Reasons to Join The Societies

  • Professional Imagemaker Magazine
  • Online Photographic Forum
  • Joint membership with WPPI
  • 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  

If you want to know how The Societies can benefit you and your photography business - request a complimentary information pack which contains a copy of Professional Imagemaker magazine, benefits of membership, upcoming events plus much more.