The Societies Newsletter
01 July 10
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The Countdown Has Begun
We are now starting the countdown to the 2011
Convention. Already HO are preparing for what is to be the biggest
Convention The Societies have held so far.
Don’t miss out on the chance to start off the year with inspiration from some of the world’s best photographers.
More great tutorial books on offer. We have been going through our bookshelves and come across some interesting and educational titles.
Giottos GTMML 3270B - 4 Section 170cm Pro Monopod
Only £30 including 1st class recorded post
We Have stumbled across a few copies of 'The Societies Collection Book 2008' which includes images from Faye Yerbury, Joe Smith, John Baike and many more.
Quick Tips - Event Photographers and
Preparation is one of the keys to successful event photography. Don’t assume that the kit you took with you two weeks ago still works fine (it should, but don’t assume it will!). Check the kit a couple of days before the event. Have a check list of everything you think you will need at the event and check off all the items – include things like extension leads and multiway adapters (you never know where the electricity supply is likely to be!)
Arrive early at the venue. This allows you to: a) sort out the best position you can; b) get contact cards on the tables; c) set up your signs in useful places; d) sort out your workflow; and e) decide on backgrounds. Although you should have an idea about all of these you would be amazed how much can change when you actually get to the venue and the last thing you want to be doing is still be setting up when paying customers are arriving!
This weeks Quick Tips for Event Photographers is by Mike Orr. Mike is also one of our Member Training Days Tutors, see the website for more information on our Member Training Days.
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