Qualification Online Submissions
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Travel competition results, competition
extra, news, training days,
bookstore, new qualification online design, mini convention, join, recommend to
nearly 500 images entered into the 'Travel image' competition, we would like
to say a massive thank you to all who entered we are pleased to announce the
See all entries here -
See the winners here -
Street Photography Competition
the winners of the travel competition have been announced, we are also pleased
to announce a new competition in which you can be in with another chance to win
some fantastic prizes.
The theme of this
competition is "Street Photography" so let's have a look at your best un-posed,
un-staged images which brings together the relationships between an individual
and their surroundings.
For more details and rules on how to enter see here -
Artistic Nude Competition
Society of International Fashion and Glamour Photographers
You have only
got 4 days left to get your images in to the 'Artistic Nude' competition which
closes on the 18 March 2013.
be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes, including a training day with
John Denton please go here
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR telephoto zoom
lens - updating a classic
- Photos Flowing in Stunning Layouts
AKVIS HDRFactory V.3.5: Fantastic High Dynamic Range Images!
Firmwave for slave mode - Metz
Kenro launches new series of contemporary photo frames at Focus on Imaging
Fujifilm Business Endeavour Awards winners unveiled
Kenro boosts baby and professional album range
Loxley Colour launches the Couture Collection
Over the past few weeks we have been working hard on
updating the look of the qualification pages into the new design, we hope you
Successful submissions -
Mini Convention - Oxfordshire
Show Opening Times : 10:00-16:00
Free Masterclases Times:
09:00-10:00, 12:30-13:30 and
Join us for a new and exciting
series of Mini Conventions
hosted throughout the UK in
These Mini Conventions are the
perfect opportunity to catch up
with the latest products and
services from the trade and gain
education from a series of
You can attend these days free
of charge and they are open to
members and non-members alike.
Speakers include - Damien
Lovegrove, Charlie Kaufman,
More information and list
of exhibitors and who's speaking
please see here -
Location - Eynsham Hall,
North Leigh, Witney,
Oxfordshire, OX29 6PN
Recommend a Friend
Members who recommend and enrol photographers into membership
of any or all of the ‘Societies’ will receive a £10 voucher. The voucher(s) may
be redeemed against products/services from our range of books, seminars,
Convention bookings or even as payment towards your own subscription (cash
alternatives will not be offered).
It is essential that the new member quotes you as ‘Recommended by’ along with
your membership number, as we do have several members who share the same name.
Vouchers will only be issued once full payment has been received. This reward
programme is only available for recruitment of new members.
Photographic Training Days
Montizambert's Dance with Light Tour - Places are going
fast book now to avoid disappointment
International lighting and digital photography trainer, Dave Montizambert
believes that the most significant creative tool in photography is not the
camera but light. In this session he will show participants how to create
dramatic lighting for soulful portraits and fashion using basic to advanced
lighting set-ups, tailored for digital capture and photographers on a budget.
In this full-day seminar you will learn:
- How to create dynamic portraits using available
- How to use mixed lighting - speedlights with
- How to simulate sunlight on cloudy days using one
- To create low-key and high-key lighting.
- How to use light to convey mood.
- How to master metering and lighting ratios.
- All you really need to know about colour management.
- How to speed up and streamline your digital workflow.
- How to control and predict with absolute accuracy,
highlights and shadows for perfect prints every time.
- How to get a perfect exposure in digital.
- How to create multiple light source setups using only
21 April - Dublin
24 April - Dunadry
26 April - Glasgow
29 April - Birmingham
1 May - London
As places are strictly limited. For more information and to secure your place,
today and you can receive a Lastolite Trigrip Difflector 75 cm as your free
About the difflector -
The new TriGrip Difflector is the world’s first dual
purpose reflector panel which can be used as a diffuser and a bounce
reflector. The unique fabric developed for this product allows light to pass
through one side, diffussing it by two stops and bounce off the other side,
making it a truly versatile product whatever the lighting conditions. The
TriGrip Difflector is available in both a soft silver or soft gold bounce.
10 Reasons to Join The Societies
- Professional Imagemaker Magazine
- Online Photographic Forum
- Mentor Me Programme
- Reduced Insurance Rates
- Free listing on our web site
- Monthly Image Competition
- Qualifications by submission of work
- Reduced Rate Merchant Service facilities
- Trade sponsored promotions for members
- Discounts on Annual Convention