The Societies Newsletter
20 May 09

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Tutorial DVD Offers

More Great tutorial DVDs on offer.

Forget the credit crunch! You won't need a fortune to get some of the best Photographic Training DVDs available.

Mixed bag of tricks & Marketing CD (Marilyn Sholin)

Composition One - Back to Basics

Inspiration (Paul Deverill)

Power Pak (with Power Marketing book missing)

Bank Holiday Madness! (DVDs still available)

Power Selling Crash Course by Mitche Graf

Society Members now get a free online exhibition.

In an aim to bring even more consumers looking for photographers to the Societies websites', members can now have a free online exhibition showcasing their work.

Emmas DiaryExclusive UK national event for professional photographers to grow your own business
Baby and Family Portrait Photography Seminar

Venue: The Hilton Hotel Coventry, Paradise Way, Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry, CV2 2ST

£25.00 including buffet lunch

Date: Sunday 31 May 2009 Time: 10am-3pm

Find out what women want from professional photographers.
Learn how to create a business that generates £50,000.00 per year profit.
Secure exclusive access to baby and family data and leads for your area.

Don't miss this exclusive event! Book your place now at

The Societies Collection 2008

130+ Inspiring Images of the top nominations & Winners from the UK & International 2008 Photographer of the Year

Societies Collection

Was £20 Now £15
Click here for more details

Perfect Portraits and save extra money !PortraitProfessional

Portrait Professional’s updated version 9
is due to be launched from Anthropics Technology in around 10 days with a review planned for the next Imagemaker magazine. If you buy the current version 8..that scored Max 5 Star value rating in a recent test in Professional Photographer… you will automatically receive the Version 9 update free as well… and by buying at the old price saving an extra £10 ! Literally in a few minutes, this highly acclaimed quick and easy to use photo editing and airbrushing software, subtly reshapes faces, fix skin blemishes, whitens teeth, removes wrinkles and adjust lighting plus much more – all at the click of a button… and is now available for Mac users as well.

PortraitProfessional is currently on offer at half price from only £39.95. Professional ImageMaker readers can claim a further 10% off by quoting code pim509

To purchase the software or download a free trial
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Digital Photo and Imaging

Digital Photo & Imaging
Thursday 18th & Friday 19th June 09

Back for its 2nd year the DPI is bigger, better and still FREE to attend!*

The DPI show has been designed to be the knowledge centre for Professional Photographers.

Featuring the hugely successful BJP Insight series which will include seminars from Nadav Kander one of the world’s leading advertising photographers and Veteran travel and documentary photographer, David Alan Harvey.

The Adobe Theatre will run 45-minute presentations providing all the latest tips and tricks for Photoshop CS4, Lightroom and other CS4 software components offering sound advice on best practice.

The Apple Solutions’ Experts Hands-on Theatre in association with DPI - will provide an opportunity to learn the power of Aperture from Apple.

For further information or to register online for your FREE tickets please visit or email

*The DPI show is free to attend if you pre-register online (£12 on the door)

Marcus BellFull day seminar by Marcus Bell and guest speaker
Kevin Wilson for Wedding & Portrait photographers

Monday 8th June 2009 in Hendon, London (10am to 6pm)

Australia-based Marcus Bell, widely recognised as one of the world’s top ten wedding photographers, and Dorset-based Kevin Wilson, a pan-Europe acclaimed, multi-award winning photo-guru, will deliver a keynote seminar.

Highlights include:

- The art of capturing emotive award winning images.
- Fine Art printing, Photoshop techniques and workflow.
- Creating images and products that sell themselves.
- Create images that appeal to your clients emotions.
- Colour management and how using the right equipment will grow your business.
- Sales and marketing techniques that will allow you to take your business to the next level.

To book your place please visit or call 01992 809 193

The Hahnemuhle Anniversary Photo Award CompetitionCall for Entries: The Hahnemuhle Anniversary Photo Award Competition
Deadline 30th June!

An exciting opportunity to get your photography into a worldwide touring exhibition, receive the Hahnemuhle Anniversary Photo Award and international recognition as well as valuable prizes - the total prize giveaway is worth €36,000 for the winners.

Hahnemuhle celebrates its 425th Anniversary this year: join in our celebrations by entering the competition. The winners will be showcased in exhibitions in the photo capitals of Europe, America and Asia, and be published in an accompanying catalogue. There are also extra prizes for universities and colleges of entrants in the student category to help support photography schools.

Hahnemuhle Anniversary Photo Award is aimed at photographers worldwide with the theme
“For Originals”

Info at or email

The Societies - 6 Bath St., Rhyl LL18 3EB - Tel 0044 1745 356935