Keep updated -
SWPP and WPPI
and WPPI join forces to offer more benefits for photographers.
The Societies are delighted to announce that USA based
wedding and portrait organisation WPPI will be working closely with
The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP) to bring a
broader range of benefits to members.
SWPP members are now able to access previously exclusive WPPI competitions,
be enrolled as a WPPI member and gain discounted rates to WPPI’s annual Las
Benefits for SWPP members
- Subscriptions to PDN and Rangefinder magazines
in online and digital editions formats (printed version available at
- Discounts and early registration for WPPI and
PhotoPlus International Conference & Expo shows
- Free listing on PhotoServe.com portfolio
display site with hot links, 10 searchable specialties
- Discounts of 30% on contest entry fees for all
WPPI, Rangefinder and PDN contests
Phil Jones The Societies CEO said, ‘This is
a terrific opportunity for our members to share in the benefits of another
world leading organisation and have the opportunity to attend a Las Vegas
Convention’. He goes on to say ‘The opportunity to enter additional
international photographic imaging competitions is also a major benefit and
gives the opportunity for Society members to gain international recognition
for their work’
If you are a SWPP member and wish to join WPPI
please use the form at the bottom of our blog page
are delighted to announce the preliminary line up for the
London Hilton Metropole Hotel, Edgware Road, London
14th-18th Jan 2015
Wednesday 14th Jan
Thursday 15th Jan
Friday 16th Jan
Saturday 17th Jan
Sunday 18th Jan
Full details including trade show exhibitors,
ticket information, 20x16 competition, hotel location plus more can be found
the Impossible, Possible - George Fairbairn
Open to members and non-members alike
London, England - 01/07/2014
Sevenoaks, England - 02/07/2014
Cambridge, England - 03/07/2014
In order to create the perfect image, you first need to plan.
Learn how you can shoot both your subjects and backgrounds in a way that
will allow you to have a library of images for future composite images.
George will then go on to explain and photograph the background images for
EARLY BIRD BOOKING OFFER
The Societies’ Members £60
The Societies Non-Members £80
Last chance to get your early bird discount after this time tickets will be-
The Societies’ Members £80
The Societies Non-Members £120
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We would like to thank all those who
have previously entered The Societies’ monthly photographic competitions.
This month we launch another four competitions for you to enter and we look
forward to seeing more stunning images.
This month there is an extra incentive to enter not only will the overall
winner of each competition receive 12 months membership to The Societies,
they will also win a full copy of DxO Optics Pro 9
Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography.
Taking Part -
Not a member yet?
any 2 of the Societies for £99 and you will receive 18 months
membership for the price of 12.
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
A great opportunity to have help from leading
practitioners in the photographic industry.
We have many benefits of membership, one of these being our invaluable
‘Mentor Me’ program through which you receive a one to one appraisal of
your work and advice for progression. Once you are a member, all reports include recommendations for participation in
training programmes pertinent to your professional development and it
doesn’t just stop at reaching your Licentiateship. In fact, that is only
the beginning on a journey of life. A great opportunity to have help
from leading practitioners in the photographic industry.
Why struggle when help is at hand? Our Mentoring team are here to give
you first class advice on your imagery and help you to create the very
best images for your clients and lead to qualifications.
Members are requested to complete our online form for mentoring. Once
completed you will be directed to our MailBigFile upload facility, this
will substantially speed up uploads for our members.
- Remember to save the files as jpgs
- Number 01 - 20
- 2000 pixels on the longest side
- Create a contact sheet with all 20 images
- Compress all the files into one zip folder
- Please then rename the zip file
Techniques for Digital Wedding
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This sourcebook will help any
studio with the transition to
digital, providing assistance in
how to choose quality up-to-date
equipment, what digital will
allow you to offer your clients,
and how to use your equipment
effectively. Every aspect of
digital photography is covered,
from the shoot to album design.
including free UK postage
Digital Photographer's Guide to
Light Modifiers -
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Focusing exclusively on light
modifiers and making the most of
the least equipment, this
in-depth handbook is ideal for
use by professional
photographers and advanced
including free UK postage
Join the Conversation
Keeping in touch with fellow photographers on The Societies Forum, we
believe is one of the most significant benefits of membership.
Whatever stage you are at in your career, forum membership gives you the
Be at the forefront of knowledge sharing and best practice thinking
Keep up to date with current photo issues
Debate with experts in specialist areas
Network with other photographers
Add to your continuous professional development
Starting to get into Photoshop for portraits
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