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Monthly Image Competition  |  Composite Photography Seminars | Latest Photography News | Successful Qualifications
Win a full copy of DxO Optics Pro 9 | Sim Imaging Discount | The Digital Imaging Show Upcoming Roadshows

The Societies' Monthly Image Competition
Deadline 1st June 2014

Even though we receive up to 2,000 entries per month sadly 100s of our talented members as yet have not participated. So for all those who haven’t submitted then make this month extra special by uploading your images today.

Forgotten the upload instructions - no problem visit the Forum

George Fairbairn - Composite Photography Seminars

Making 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 the composite.

For more information on George's composite photography course check out:

Latest Photography News

Large CMOS image sensor with approximately 51.4 effective megapixels to deliver super-high-resolution images

New from Manfrotto - The Pro Bag Collection
The Pro Light Collection has been designed to meet the needs of photographers and videographers who require lightweight, intuitive and ergonomic solutions which are easy to use, extremely reliable and highly resistant in demanding situations.

Electric Guitar Pop
AKM Music the UK's leading producer of quality Royalty Free Music have added a new collection of tracks.

Beauty Pack for AKVIS ArtSuite 50 Cute Picture Frame
AKVIS announces a new additional frame pack for its ArtSuite software, the new Beauty Pack includes 50 high quality frames.

Canon announces free firmware upgrades for its first Mopria certified products
Canon has announced that it will begin offering free firmware upgrades

Skull Bound TV Chooses iPro for Social Media Location Scouting
Jim Kinsey executive producer for Skull Bound TV airing on the Sportsman Channel uses the iPro Lens System to gain more versatility and quality from his iPhones still and video imagery

Check out the website for all the latest photography news:

Successful Submissions

Constantinos LarkosClaire Barnes LSWPP

Constantinos Larkos LSWPP

Gerard Turner LSWPP

Peter Welsby LSINWP

Kamal Mostofi ASWPP

Lisa Tatterson LSWPP

John Alderson LSWPP

Adrian Barnett LSWPP

Tony Mills LSITTP

Win a full copy of DxO Optics Pro 9

This month we have 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 worth £119.

Entries are invited from everyone who is interested in photography.

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Join the Societies today for £99 and receive a Lastolite Brolly Grip and
90cm Trifold Umbrella.

Use code nlmay14 in the Recommended by box and get free postage on your welcome gift. Offer expires 31st May 2014.

10 Reasons to Join The Societies

Professional Imagemaker Magazine
Online Photographic Forum
Mentor Me Programme
Reduced Insurance Rates
Free listing on our web site
Monthly Image Competition
Qualifications by submission of work
Reduced Rate Merchant Service facilities
Trade sponsored promotions for members
Discounts on Annual Convention


Visit our stand at tomorrow's Digital Imaging Show in Maidstone!

These Digital Imaging Roadshows are the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest products and services from the trade and gain education from a series of talks.

Upcoming Roadshows

Maidstone | 22/05/2014
Falkirk | 19/06/2014
Newcastle upon Tyne | 20/06/2014
Exeter | 17/09/2014
Jersey | 20/09/2014
Guernsey | 21/09/2014
Portsmouth | 24/09/2014
Birmingham | 04/10/2014-06/10/2014
Milton Keynes | 04/11/2014

For more information check out the Digital Imaging Show website.

The Lighting Bundle Deal - £25.00

Understanding and Controlling Strobe Lighting

Minimalist Lighting - Professional Techniques for Studio Photography

Portrait Lighting for Digital Photographers- The Basics

Inc free UK Postage