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In this week's newsletter:
Monthly Image Competition Results | Open to all competitions | Business School
Portrait Pro Special Offer | News | Forum Competitions | Plus much more...

The Societies Monthly Image Competition
October Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the October 2015 Monthly Image Competition.

Just over 950 images were entered in to October's competition and 49 photographs were awarded a Gold award.

To see the Gold Winning images please check out the link below

October Highly Commended Images

The Judges Choice Award for October has also been chosen, to view the winning image click here:

November's competition is now open -

*Remember there is no monthly image competition in December so this is your last chance to get your entries in to be in with a chance of winning  'Photographer of the Year' at the Awards Night in the 2016 Convention.


Open to all photography competitions

Winners Announced

Animal Life
Street Photography

New comps plus still open for entries

*New Treasure of Nature
*New The World Through My Lens

World of Sport

The Societies' 2016 Convention and Trade Show
Spotlight on the Business School

The Societies' Business School has created an amazing reputation in a few short years, it is now an intrinsic part of the annual Convention and all those delegates who attend leave with a wealth of information to plough straight back into their businesses. The theme of the Business School in 2016 is business development and growth - how to best manage your business with creativity being the consistent tread that runs through the programme. The school will be hosted and steered by Catherine Connor, one the most motivational speakers and one who has a great reputation for designing and influencing some of the most successful businesses within our industry.

Catherine Connor
Derek Poulston
Andrea Barrett
Ronan Ryle
Mark Cleghorn
Lisa Beaney
Annie Armitage

"The Business School is about educating your business enabling you to make informed decision about your goals for the year ahead." - Catherine Connor

Date: Wednesday 20 January 2016
Venue: Hilton London Metropole, Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU

Business School tickets from just £100.

The Societies' 2016 Business School is proudly sponsored by One Vision Imaging

Book today -

New Trade Show Exhibitors


Trade Show Dates: 22-24 January 2016
Hilton London Metropole, Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU

For full details on The Societies' 2016 Convention and Trade Show please see our website:




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The Societies' Online Forum

If you want to talk photography with fellow photographers, then there is no better place than The Societies Forum.

Chat, socialise and keep up to speed with the latest business and photographic trends in the privacy of a members' only forum.

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Week 36 - Sunsets
Week 35 - Autumn - Voting
Week 34 - Garden Games - Winners,26.0.html

Week 38 - First Light
Week 37 - Men Only - Voting
Week 36 - At the Seaside - Winners,27.0.html

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