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The Societies Newsletter
06 May 10
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The Society Forum

Weekly Forum Photographic Competitions

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Week 17 - Details (Wedding)
Week 17 - Fairground Rides (General)

Week 16 Voting - Destination Wedding Shoot (Wedding)
Week 16 Voting - Laughter (General)

Week 15 Winners - Speeches (Wedding)
Week 15 Winners - Blossom (General)

April Monthly Competition

The judging for April has now completed and the results are available online.

To view the Gold's please see:

Remember: To view you individual scores, use the search facility on the competition site and selecting the filename option. To view your score and file information you must press the 'i' button just above your image. The information will then be displayed.

Members Training Days
John Denton - Carlisle - 18 May 2010

John will work with you and models to show how to get the very best from this incredible wedding venue.

He will show you how to maximize the benefits of the architecture and landscaping to produce images that sell themselves to your clients.

£70 all Day inc. Lunch and Refreshments.

Carlisle Talk Synopsis Book now: 01745 356935

For more information on the Members Training Days please see:

Fujifilm support monthly competition

The Societies are pleased to announce that leading photographic company Fujifilm is continuing to support the prestigious monthly competition.

The competition attracts 21,000 entries per year in 32 to categories and is open to all members of the Society.

Fujifilm is offering a cash prize of £100 per month to the ‘judges choice’ award. The results of January, February, March and April will be announced week commencing 10th April.

“We are delighted that Fujifilm are supporting this incredible competition" says Phil Jones Societies CEO “Fujifilm have supported our competitions for the past three years and their commitment to rewarding photographers is much appreciated”.

Photographic News

Nikon Coolpix Sponsors Hollyoaks

Nikon Announces New D90 Cashback and D5000 Price Drop

Nikon Announces New D700 Promotion

Sihl Launches Key New Products for UK Markets

Nikon Repeats Success at the Tipa Awards

Double Win For Fujifilm at Photo Imaging Awards


Convention 2011 - Schedule Announced

We are delighted to announce the initial schedule for the 2011 Convention.


The line-up includes many new and exciting speakers from around the world making this a truly international event of the highest calibre. 

The tickets have also been announced and are now on sale. To help spread the cost of the Convention, you can split your payments over six months.

For more information on the 2011 please see: http://swpp.co.uk/convention/

Learn to EARN with Ulorin Vex and the BIG Dog!

Let the SWPP help you “get the drop” on your competitors by telling you about these www.damianmcgillicuddy.com seminars before they are advertised and on general release.

Multi award winning professional photographer, Damian “the BIG Dog” McGillicuddy has these unique workshops available for the end of May covering “The bride - boudoir and portraiture” and “The Art of the nude”, the event will showcase the amazing modelling talent of Ulorin Vex (www.ulorinvex.com) before she sets off to the Americas.

The places are strictly limited and like all “BIG Dog” events will sell out quickly, so make sure you’re amongst the first to secure a coveted place. To book or view full details please visit www.damianmcgillicuddy.com, click on shop then click on workshops

New Titles from Amherst Media - http://thesocieties.net/store/

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On- Camera Flash

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Off - Camera Flash

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