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The Societies Newsletter
04 March 10
Focus on Imaging Special
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The Societies at Focus on Imaging 2010 - Stand: H30

Focus On ImagingAgain this year at Focus On Imaging, The Societies will be putting on a rolling programme of seminars, open to member and non-members alike.

Speaking on our stand will be John Denton, Catherine Connor, Terry Hewlett and Mike McNamee.

If your ready to take the next step with your photography come and get some expert advise.

More info here: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/focus10.htm

February Monthly Competition

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 Members Training Days - April 2010

Thanks for all the input on the forum regarding the Members Training Days.

The April line-up of Tutors will be John Denton, Oz Kharawala, Marko Dutka and Mike Orr.

We will be announcing dates with Andrea Barrett, Andy Kruczek, David Moffitt, John Bakie, Morag McDonald, Podge Kelly, Richard Walton, Stewart Randall, Stuart McIntyre, Terry Hewlett and more to be confirmed.

For more information on the days please see:

Please keep checking back for updates on new dates and venues.

Join today to take advantage of this exceptional benefit of membership.

Photographic News

Canon celebrates a decade of most trusted camera brand in Europe with Readers Digest

Shooting stars on the Bowens stand

Arctic explorer Martin Hartley to capture moments in history with LEICA MP

The Digital Blind Date

Studio Decor Becomes LuxS

Nikons COOLPIX S220 Tops European Sales Charts

Sigma DP2s Compact digital camera image sensor


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Quick Tips - Searching for Light

We all know that light is required to capture an image, but it’s finding that particular source of light that raises the standard of an image.

It’s always best to steer clear of direct sunlight, for the simple reason that it creates hard shadows and lots of contrast. It is best to move the subject in to an open shade where the light is even and soft.

An overcast day provides an ideal portrait light, the clouds will aid as natural light box, producing near perfect soft light. Be aware to make sure there are no harsh shadows on the face. You could always ask you subject to move in to a different location, to benefit from the light and background.

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