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Congratulations on this week's successful submissions

Lee Gannon successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Kevin Taylor successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Fiona McKean successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Ann Marie Kennedy successful Licentiate submission LSWPP
Siobhan Seath successful Licentiate submission LSWPP

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 2015 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.

Don't miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world's best photographers

Speaker List for the Business School

Catherine Connor
Andy & Laura Cross
Brett Florens
Kevin Mullins & Adam Edwards
Donal Doherty
Alan Hutchison
Zoe Wright & Dominic Wright
Jane Breakell
Catherine Connor


Members' Profile Page

This week we are asking our members to check your member's page for the following:

Correct contact information


Phone number
Facebook page
Twitter name, etc

Also, to help you reach potential clients, we ask you to let us know which type of photography you specialise in, whether it be from weddings, portraits to location shoots or pet photography.

Remember let your customers know who you are by sending us an image of yourself along with a signature image of you best work.

If you notice any errors or would like to update information on your page. Please email ben@swpp.co.uk 

Don't forget to showcase your work and get an online exhibition, to add this please use the mail big file upload facility http://www.thesocieties.net/upload/.

Selecting 'Online Services' in the drop down box and upload up to 30 of your best images.


New Exhibitors at the 2015 Convention


Photo News

Match Your Capture Edit Print and View

NEW MAGIX Fastcut Straight to the Action Video Editing Optimized for Action Cams

Legendary Hasselblad makes space history


Open to all Comps

Upcoming Seminar

Lights Camera Enhance - Sean McCormack
Wednesday 26 November 2014 - Dublin - Ireland

Learn repeatable location lighting setups that work. Learn why they work too. Headshots, beauty, commercial. Starting with on camera flash, working towards multilight setups that get you in and out efficiently. See the tools that shape your light to give the results you want. Use gear that makes you work faster, not harder.

Learn to optimise your workflow from tethered shooting through to export, with a healthy dose of Develop to get your photo there. Make faster selections with your client. Use online galleries that make selection easier in Lightroom.

Learn Photoshop retouching and look at plugins that work to get you away from the computer and out shooting or playing.


€80 Members €120 Non-Members





Join The Societies' today for £99 for 12 months and receive a FREE BlackRapid Metro camera strap as your welcome gift worth £45 (including FREE UK P+P)

BlackRapid's lightest strap yet, it's built for speed and packs away in a flash requiring minimal storage space. Great for photographers on the go!

For full information on our Benefits of Membership please see our website at:

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