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SIFGP competition results, competition extra, news, training days, bookstore, boxing club seminar, evening seminar, join, albums

SIFGP Competition Results

With over 130 images entered into the 'Artistic Nude' competition, we would like to say a massive thank you to all who entered we are pleased to announce the winner who wins a days training with John Denton amongst the prizes.

See all entries here - http://bit.ly/ZjAMuI  

See the winners here -  http://bit.ly/Xpq9oj

Spring Time Competition
We are pleased to announce a new competition in which you can be in with another chance to win some fantastic prizes.

The theme of this competition is "Spring Time". Any image that depicts this vibrant time of the year is welcome. You may like to think of flowers that are just coming into bloom or maybe wildlife that is starting to thrive. Macro photography may be entered especially as these great close ups can capture such glorious detail.

For more details and rules on how to enter see here - http://sinwp.com/spring_comp13/index.htm 

Street Photography Competition

Street Photography competition is still open.

For more details and rules on how to enter see here - http://sittp.com/street_image_comp/index.htm

Photographic News

Big Brother is watching you!

Canon enhances Project 1709 beta with new social integration and management tools

One Vision Imaging say NO to CUTS!

Kenro showcases over 30 new lines to gift frame range at Focus on Imaging

Kenro debuts new line of Designer albums at Focus on Imaging

AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR telephoto zoom lens - updating a classic

Exclusive Ritchie Walton Location Seminar

Prepare to get sweaty, this is going to be a non stop workout, Rocky Balboa style, by the end of this seminar you will have the eye of tiger and realise that winning is a state of mind, there is no piece of kit or technology that can compete with it, that’s the real secret to success.

Step into the ring with me, we will go toe to toe but I can promise you that you’ll walk away a winner.

Venue: Hull Saints ABC Boxing Club - Wednesday 10 April

Lisa Beaney - Training Evenings
Starting and building a photography business - All about the wedding

In this session, we will look at all aspects, from the first emails that you send through to the way you
present yourself and your ‘image’.

Let Lisa help you get inside the mind of a bride and understanding what is important.

Tuesday 26 March - County Cork

Wednesday 27 March - Dublin

Thursday 28 March - County Galway

Map of seminars - http://swpp.co.uk/seminars/index.php

Wes Kroninger's Lighting

Presenting strategies to assist photographers in bringing out the beauty in their subjects, this manual shows how the previously unique lighting techniques required within diverse areas of photography have evolved and condensed into a combined skill set.


£21.99 £15.00 Save: 32% off

Jeff Smith's Studio Flash Photography - 4 left in stock

With a practical approach to the art and business of professional photography, this handbook shows how to use lighting more effectively, efficiently, and economically.


£24.99 £15.00 Save: 40% off

Photographic Training Days
Dave Montizambert's Dance with Light Tour - Places are going fast book now to avoid disappointment

International lighting and digital photography trainer, Dave Montizambert believes that the most significant creative tool in photography is not the camera but light. In this session he will show participants how to create dramatic lighting for soulful portraits and fashion using basic to advanced lighting set-ups, tailored for digital capture and photographers on a budget.

In this full-day seminar you will learn:
  • How to create dynamic portraits using available light.
  • How to use mixed lighting - speedlights with available light.
  • How to simulate sunlight on cloudy days using one speedlight.
  • To create low-key and high-key lighting.
  • How to use light to convey mood.
  • How to master metering and lighting ratios.
  • All you really need to know about colour management.
  • How to speed up and streamline your digital workflow.
  • How to control and predict with absolute accuracy, highlights and shadows for perfect prints every time.
  • How to get a perfect exposure in digital.
  • How to create multiple light source setups using only one light.

Tour Dates:
21 April - Dublin
24 April - Dunadry
26 April - Glasgow
29 April - Birmingham
1 May - London - 3 Places left

As places are strictly limited. For more information and to secure your place, please visit

Join Offer

Join Today and Receive 18 Months for the Price of 12

For a limited time only you can join any 2 of The Societies for 18 months as your welcome gift.

The Societies has continued to develop new benefits that will help you with your photography and business

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

For more information on joining please see:

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