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The Societies Newsletter
29 September 10
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iPhonography: Are We Dooomed?

I got sucked in, I purchased an iPhone and my life has been ruined. I have no life any more, only the life that involves me looking at down at my nice shiny piece of Apple goodness. If it was a real apple it would no doubt be a Granny Smith. It’s amazing!
Photographic News

Calumet Introduces New 8000 Series 8x Carbon Fiber Ttripods and Monopods

Arqadia Expands Loft Frames Range

AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f2G ED VR II: A Star Performer

Kodak Picture Kiosks Inspire Consumers Around the World to Create Premium Photo Products

Profoto introduces ProTungsten Air

Judges see the light and give prestigious award to Bowens

Dustproof, splashproof new D-SLR designed for extreme photography

The small black item for photographic equipment - the new CULLMANN SIENA bags

Digisky - The New Exposure Meter from GOSSEN

Rotolight Delivers The Ultimate LED Lighting Solution for HD-DSLR Cinematography

New 17 inch printer achieves 98% PANTONE coverage

Broncolor Minicom 160 RFS - with more power

Broncolor RFS 2 - the ultimate radio frequency system

The Society Forum

This Weeks Forum Competitions are now open:

Week 36 Voting - Couple Side by the Sea
Week 35 Winners - Leading Lines Towards the Bride and Groom

Week 37 - Candid
Week 36 Voting - Details of Nature
Week 35 Winners - Funny


Learn with the Masters... - Last Places Remain

Loxley Colour is delighted to introduce their first in a series of two day seminars involving some of the industry's leading lights.

In association with The Societies they have gathered the top names in image capture together with the cream of software and colour management gurus to give you an unforgettable learning experience.

Dates and Venue
11th-12th October 2010 - Loxley Colour, Glasgow

Cost: £40 + VAT for the two days including refreshments and a delicious buffet lunch, per person

Forum Special Offers:

Lastolite Reflector Sunfire/Silver 50cm
£10 inc 1st class post

Giottos Rocket Air - Last few remaining!
£5 inc 1st class post

Gepe Card Safe Extreme
£5 inc 1st class post

The Societies Collection 2009 Book (Last 2 Remaining)
£10 inc 1st class post

Best of Wedding Photography, 3rd Edition, The (Bill Hurter)

Wedding photography is one of the hottest, most competitive, and creative of the photographic genres. In this book, Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter takes you inside the minds of industry leaders and shows you what sets them apart. From winning clients, to covering the wedding itself, to presenting proofs, to designing timeless albums, you'll learn the secrets of success from these talented artists and exceptional businesspeople

Usually £21.99 Now £15.00

The Societies 2011 Photographic Convention

Convention: 10th-17th January 2011
Trade Show Dates: 14th-16th January 2011
Novotel London West – Hammersmith

We are now starting the countdown to the 2011 Convention. Already HQ are preparing for what is to be the biggest Convention The Societies have held so far.

This year is not to be missed!

STOP PRESS! We now have payment plans available to help spread the cost of your Convention tickets.


The BIG ‘L’ Challenge

Members are invited to submit their Licentiateship panel or if desired their Associateship or Fellowship for consideration.

Delegates can attend free of charge and watch the qualifications assessments.

It is preferred that you forward your submission on CD to The Societies’ office prior to the event along with your submission fee (Licentiateship £60, Associateship £95 and Fellowship £150 all inc VAT). This will enable us to prepare for the judging process and ensure that the day runs smoothly.

http://swpp.co.uk/convention/big_l_challenge.htm for more information.


Jerry GhionisWidely Considered as the Most Comprehensive Photography and Business Workshop in the Industry Today

2009 was an amazing year for Jerry Ghionis at the Society Awards. In remarkable style he walked away with no less than 8 awards including the Society Photographer of the Year.

Jerry Ghionis workshops consistently sell out and have even been described as “life changing.” Jerry has developed a solid reputation for being very dedicated to his students, challenging them to exceed even their own expectations taking their businesses to the next level, whilst inspiring them creatively. This has got to be the ultimate opportunity for those who wish to take their business and photography to a new level.

Participating in a workshop with Jerry is truly one of the best investments you can make for your business and photography.
Workshop limited to only 20 Students


Oliver Cameron Publishing

QtAlbums.com - High quality books for professional photographers.

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