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The Societies' Newsletter  - 19.09.12
helping photographers create the right image...
In this week's newsletter:
Photokina News | Seminars | Photo News App | Bookstore | Convention
Photokina Special 

Whilst Photokina is in full swing major manufacturers and industry leaders, use this event to launch and highlight the latest products from the industry. Such as the Canon 6D,  Samsung Galaxy Camera and The Leica M plus much, much more.

Don't forget to come visit The Societies stand B81 Hall 6.1

Samsung strengthens its NX Ecosystem and revolutionizes Smart Camera with the Galaxy Camera at Photokina 2012

Canon today unveils its latest EOS DSLR for serious photography enthusiasts - the EOS 6D

Clik Elite Photokina 2012

The LEICA M: a new milestone in digital rangefinder technology

Panasonic Supports LUMIX G GH3 Launch Showcasing Latest Digital Imaging Range at photokina 2012http://swpp.co.uk/news/2012/Panasonic-Supports-LUMIX-G-GH3-Launch-Showcasing-Latest-Digital-Imaging-Range-at-photokina-2012.htm

World’s First*1 Touch Screen Photo / Cine Meters

Hasselblad presents at photokina our new pre-production H5D

HiTi Smart Phone Printer with Audio Play Function

Epson showcases practical applications of its products and technology at Photokina, 2012

 Tenba Expands Roadie Video Bag Series

Casio Releases Third-Generation High Speed EXILIM Camera with Improved Comfort and Beauty

Sunbounce Sun-Strip

FUJIFILM Photo service pro

Leica Camera AG has today announced a new accessory for the Leica X2

LensPen® Introducing New Sensor and Lens Cleaners at Photokina 2012

New digital albums from Parker Photographics

Simply convincing: The new DUBAI bag range

Premium X series quality in a truly pocket-sized retro body


Featured Seminar - Intermediate Lighting - Marko Dutka

Building on Marko’s Foundation courses in lighting these seminars are designed to further enhance your skills and provide you with a more extensive repertoire of techniques that can be used in many areas of people photography.

The morning session is an opportunity to comprehensively test your knowledge and fine-tune your present skills. You will be shown how to fine-tune these skills to add an extra sophistication and edge to your images.

A more comprehensive but easily understandable exploration of the technical aspects of fine lighting such as the inverse square law and its uses will be covered.

The knowledge learnt in the first session will then be further enhanced and built upon.

You will be shown how to conceive images, pre-visualise them photographically and then build them into successful and striking images.

Bookstore Final reduction on these 2 fantastic Ilex titles
The Photographer's Field Guide

£8.99 £5.00 Save: 44% off

Whether on a weekend city break or a month-long trekking vacation, more and more of us are travelling with the hope of taking striking photos that capture the essence of our time away. Often these are more than just photos for our friends and family to enjoy, with an increasing number of talented amateurs uploading their images to photo agencies and earning extra income from selling rights.

So whether you’re a keen amateur photographer travelling for business or pleasure, or a budding professional with a specific assignment, The Photographer’s Field Guide has all the information you need to help you successfully capture the many photographic opportunities that await.  

Advanced Digital Landscape Photography

£15.99 £10.00 Save: 37% off

Aimed at the photographer who has already started taking photos in the great outdoors, but wants to master more advanced techniques, Advanced Digital Landscape Photography advises the reader on choosing equipment, what filters to pack and how to balance portability with sturdiness. You need to consider how best to carry all that gear, how to keep yourself warm, dry and safe, and you need to think about the location before you set out.

The second section helps the photographer hit the ground running, offering different approaches for a variety of landscape types, times of day, atmospheric conditions and seasons. The book then finishes on maximising the results, and from in-camera creative effects to advanced post-processing techniques.

Convention 2013
Your Website & Making it Work for You - Superclass - Kevin Mullins

Friday 11th January 2013

Subject: Website Hands On Marketing

Your website is the single most important mechanism for gaining new clients. This talk will help you with best practices when setting up a website and how to use the Internet as a stellar marketing tool. You will learn what the most common mistakes are, how to analyse your traffic to increase your market capture. I will show you the secrets of successful blogging, the essentials of SEO that you simply must know and how to use social tools to promote and enhance your business. There will be plenty of time to take questions specific to your site and any issues you have with SEO and online marketing.

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