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The Societies' Newsletter
25 May 11

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The Societies 2012 Photographic Convention

The Societies Convention celebrates it's 10th anniversary in 2012 so if you want to raise your photographic game, meet fellow professional photographers, see the latest information on photography, business and technology then this event is a must.

The schedule for the 2012 Convention is now available online.


The Platinum Awards - 20x16" Print Competition 2012

Early Bird Offer – 4 prints for the price of 3! Get your entries in before 1 September 2011 quoting ‘earlyoffer’

Enter the 20x16" (50.8 cm x 40.6 cm) Competition – merited images will be displayed for 13,000 Enter the 20x16" (50.8 cm x 40.6 cm) Competition – merited images will be displayed for 13,000 visitors to view in the Convention Exhibition Area. The judging process is held in public so photographers can watch the assessment process, this in itself is an invaluable learning process. The winner will be announced at our prestigious Awards Night at the 2012 Convention

Download your application form here:


The Society Forum

This weeks forum competitions are now open:

Wedding Week 20 - The Wedding Cars
General Week 20 - The Eyes Have It

Wedding Voting Week 19 - Something Borrowed
General Voting Week 19 - Dramatic Landscape

Wedding Winners Week 18 - Nerves
General Winners Week 18 - Raw Emotion

New to the Forum?

We all know it can be a little daunting to post on a busy Forum for the first time, so we have created a special section where you can just say hello. https://thesocieties.net/forum/index.php/topic,1216.0.html

https://thesocieties.net/forum/ for more information.

Topics only viewable to registered logged on members

The Lighting Bundle Deal

Jeff Smith's Studio Flash Photography
With a practical approach to the art and business of professional photography, this handbook shows how to use lighting more effectively, efficiently, and economically.

Multiple Flash Photography
Photographers of all experience levels can now avoid time-consuming postproduction image editing with the multiflash techniques provided in this guide.

Doug Box's Flash Photography
Offering an in-depth look at the camera controls that come into play when using an off-camera flash—including radio slave, optical triggers, wired flash communication, and more.

Usually £15 Each Special Price £40



Photographic News

Hasselblad Launches the New H4D-200MS

Kingston Digital Adds 32GB Class 10 microSDHC Card

RHS Chelsea garden based around Canon printed images achieves a first in design

Canon U.S.A. Partners With Two-Time Academy Award Winner, Ron Howard, To Launch "Long Live Imagination" Campaign

Leaf Redesigns Aptus-II User Interface with release of Leaf Capture 11.5

Nikon D7000 Wins the CameraGP2011 Readers Award

                          Latest Photographic News: http://swpp.co.uk/news/

Aonline photographic exhibitionre you missing your FREE advertising opportunity?

Hundreds of members have already taken advantage of our online photographic exhibition. To get yours all you need to do is send in 15-30 jpegs to phil@swpp.co.uk at 400 pixels wide.

Members Training Days

6 June, Great Missenden - Weddings
7 June, Newbury - Weddings
22 June, Rothley - Weddings
27 June, - Great Missenden - Commercial
30 June, - Bath - Foundation Level

Each day is split into two sessions.

Cost: £40 per session/£80 Full-Day per person

For more information on the days please see: http://swpp.co.uk/seminar_files/members_training_days.htm 

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