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The Societies Newsletter


  Spring Time Comp

Time to enter the Spring Time Competition

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 

  Photo News

Manfrotto Lighting Limited Announce Lastolite Hotrod Octa Strip Box Grids

Design Duet iPhone App Now Available for Photoshop Designers

DxO Optics Pro v814 supports four more new cameras

Albums Australia launch new Contempo range of mat style albums

Bowens Limelite OmniRig prototype launch set for NAB Show in Las Vegas

FRANZIS launches HDR Projects Platin software for Mac and PC

  Street Photo Comp

Street Photography Competition

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

    Jerry Ghionis

Jerry Ghionis gives some great advice on what to consider when entering you images in to print competition.

Check out the video:

  ViewBug The World's Best Photo Contests

ViewBug is a community where you can participate in photo contests with the coolest brands and awesomest judges, gain recognition and exposure. Start viewing awesome photos and share yours today to plant your seed in a world of photo-awesomeness!


  Successful Submissions

Congratulations to all this week's successful qualification passes.

Dave Holdham LSWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Holdham115801/index.htm

Paul Maven LSWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Maven128244/index.htm

David Andrew ASWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Andrew56641/

Fiona Stevenson ASWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Stevenson83121/

Ron Young LSWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Young83179/

Robert Bromehead LSWPP http://swpp.co.uk/improving_your_photography/Bromehead128129/index.htm

  Upcoming Events

Lisa Beaney Training Evenings in Ireland

Richard Walton Location Shoot in Hull

John Denton Training Weekend in Jersey

Mini Convention in Bolton

Dave Montizambert UK and Ireland tour

Richard Walton Location Shoot in Shropshire

Mini Convention in Cardiff

Alan Carville Ireland tour

John Denton Location Shoot in Poole



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
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  DVD Special offer - 2 for 20

Photo DVD

Posing for Portrait Photography- A Head to Toe Guide

Behind The Shutter - DVD


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  Imagemaker AppThe April May 2013 issue of the Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available to view within the app.

Download the today and take advantage of the extended 14 day free trial!



  Free copy of Professional Imagemaker Magazine & Information Pack

If you are still unsure, you can request a free information pack on the Societies.


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