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What's Hot For May! - Welcome to the ePHOTOzine guide to the HOTTEST products for May. Every month we bring you the hottest products and offers from some of the top retailers' advertising on ePHOTOzine. Simply follow the links to the retailers websites to read more details and purchase their hot products for this month. Also be sure to mention that you saw it here on ePHOTOzine !
Brand New Quote and Buy Online now available with 2007 premiums!
Aaduki Multimedia Insurance has released their brand new "quote and buy" facility online. Their website now has the facility for all photographers to get a quote, and then purchase online if they want to proceed with the cover. This is available for full time professionals, part time professionals and even budding enthusiasts who are able to benefit from the great rates we currently offer. Added to that, all rates are being held at the 2007 level for professionals and a new reduced rate for amateurs from Amlin the Lloyds Insurer. The website facility is available 24 hours a day and you can insure whenever you want! For a bespoke quotation, call the office from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and speak to one our friendly team.
BA Honours Degree from £3,999
The Open College of the Arts now has a full suite of photography courses to enable you to gain a BA honours degree. The OCA has no term times or timetables allowing you to structure your study around a busy life style. If you already have HE credits from previous study, or a significant portfolio of work, you may be able to fast track your degree through the APL process.
For more information visit or call The Open College of the Arts to talk to an academic coordinator.
Four days of fantastic training based at a Castle in Tuscany in the October half term (26th - 29th)
Join us in Tuscany this Autumn for a fantastic practical training experience. Be among the four groups of 8 delegates that benefit from unrivaled creative inspiration in a truly remarkable setting, with some of the finest tutors in contemporary photography. The genres of fashion portraits, fine art nudes, street portraits and inspirational print preparation make up the thrilling mix of skills on offer.
* Enrich your portfolio with world class pictures.
* Learn how to light portraits.
* Learn how to process pictures to fine art standards.
* Share wonderful experiences with other like minded creative photographers.
The four training days will include lunch and refreshments.
Who should attend? Anyone who shoots weddings or portraits, who wants to be inspired and who would love to combine their passion for photography with a holiday. For more information visit www.lovegroveconsulting.com
Save on the Canon IXUS 100 and IXUS 110 at Park Cameras
Save even more on the Canon IXUS 100 and IXUS 110 at Park Cameras. Receive a FREE SanDisk 2GB SD card worth £8.99 when purchasing either of these cameras.
Simply state ‘ Park ePHOTOzine’ when placing your order. Offer valid until 31st May 2009. For more fantastic offers visit our website – www.parkcameras.com. Also, don’t forget, our 1st Year Anniversary date on Saturday 13th June 2009.
Background Support Stand by Elemental only £80
Elemental Studio Portraiture Background Support Stand
2 x Sprung Anodized Aluminium Stands with steel latches (min 3ft - Max 9ft approx)
4 x Aluminium Cross Poles with solid steel lugs (each 2 1/2 feet - maximum combined length approx 10 feet)
1 x Reinforced Canvas Carry Case
This Support Stand will hold a single Full Size Paper Roll
SanDisk Ultra Backup USB Flash Drive - 8GB
The SanDisk Ultra Backup USB flash drive is the world's first USB flash drive with data backup at the touch of a button.
The backup application is onboard the drive and is activated by the press of a button. LED lights provide a clear indication of device activity and a simple cap-less design with a sliding USB connector.
Ideal for business or personal use, the USB falsh drive features password protection and a five-year limited warranty and suitable for use with Windows and MAC systems. The 8GB version is priced at £17.99 and the 16GB and 32GB models are available soon. For more information please visit www.picstop.co.uk
Canvas print with your photo from Pixum!
Your favourite picture with the typical thick and rough surface structure of real canvas - almost a piece of art a painter could have created in oil. A stunning eye-catcher and very individual gift.
The canvas print is carefully wrapped over the edge of the wooden stretchers. The canvas print is available in 5 sizes from 8"x12" up to 24"x32". For this and much more visit our website www.pixum.co.uk
Order now from Pixum.
Hahnemühle Anniversary Photo Award Competition
An exciting opportunity to get your work into a worldwide travelling exhibition, receive the Hahnemühle Anniversary Photo Award and international recognition as well as valuable prizes, the total prize giveaway worth €36,000 for the winners.
Hahnemühle Anniversary Photo Award is aimed at photographers worldwide with the theme “For Originals”. Hahnemühle is organising the winners to tour as an Anniversary Collection - a travelling exhibition which will be visiting the photo capitals of Europe, America and Asia to showcase the winners.
A published catalogue of the “Hahnemühle Anniversary Collection” will accompany the works of the
There is also a special students category – the college, school or university of the students who win will receive prizes to help support art and photography schools, as well as enable students to have access to high quality paper. Last chance to enter – deadline 30th June!
For more information visit www.hahnemuehle.com
R4 Media Cards starting from £17.99
Store and View your photo's on your Nintendo DS Lite or DSi with an R4 media card. Now your DS can be used for more than just playing games! The R4 DS card will allow you to store and view all your favourite photo's as well as play videos and much, much, more. Setting up your R4 card is easy, but if you need advice, our trusty customer care team are always standing by to answer your questions. Visit www.memorycardzoo.co.uk for a complete range of R4 cards and other brands such as M3, DSTT, Edge and Supercards. Prices start from £17.99!
J0BY GORILLAPOD SLR £27.99 from Cellplus
The Gorillapod SLR features sturdy prehensile legs that help you get a steady shot in virtually any environment. Its compact size means it can go anywhere and everywhere, and the quick-release plate makes setup a snap. Whether you're shooting time-lapse photos with your SLR or capturing videos with your camcorder, the Gorillapod SLR is the perfect companion to your next great adventure. Flexible joints bend and rotate 360° to form the perfect shape. The Gorillapod uses high-quality, injection-molded plastic for snug joints that stay firm after lots of action. The Gorillapod SLR is made to handle lightweight SLR-type cameras and camcorders weighing up to 1.75 lbs (800g). For more information visit www.cellplus.co.uk
Another advancement from Photo-shield!
Tired of looking for your insurance documents when you need them? Can’t put your finger on them that one time you need them?
Photo-shield, a leading insurers of professional photographers, now send documents electronically so you can save them on your computer system and recall them at your will.
Steve Beveridge from Photo-shield said,"Electronic communication is becoming the norm. We found a lot of our customers are happier to receive their documents this way as they’re easier to file and they always know where they are!” Steve said they would still send documents via the post if clients preferred and had no intention of withdrawing that service.
Still offering 0% DIRECT DEBIT, for a quote contact Photo-shield or email them firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday School Workshops with Mark Cleghorn
These Photographer workshops are designed as a perfect portfolio builder as well as key skills stepping-stone to successful photography.
Whether you are a photographer looking to learn basic skills or to move on to the next level the Sunday Schools workshops in June are designed for you, under the instruction of Mark Cleghorn you will be guided through a shoot initially and then let loose with a model to create images that will improve your shooting skills dramatically.
The Sunday Schools all take place at Mark’s studios in Cardiff, each day is limited to 12 photographers to maximise the experience.
Sunday Schools will give you Key Skills in the Studio Nude, Studio Portraiture, Location Classical Portraiture, and Boudoir Portraits Studio & Set, Creative Location Portraiture.
Enter coupon code PANEL to save £20. Visit www.markcleghorn.com for more details.
Realise Your Potential - 22nd to 24th June
Do you have a desire to push your photographic and business potential forward? Then this three-day event is for you. Dealing with many diverse aspects of the photographic business, it presents practical ‘how to’ knowledge that answers the pressing questions that can stifle your creativity. From attracting the right clients, through to working on location, this intensive and interactive course gives you everything you need to strive for perfection in every aspect of your business.
This seminar will breathe new life into your photography and your business, giving you the courage and skill to broaden your horizons in all areas. The only limits are those you place upon yourself. Realise your Potential will leave you refreshed and raring to go.
For more information please visit the website www.annabelwilliams.com Don't miss out - book now!
Deluxe Neoprene style camera strap just £4 inc P&P
This deluxe 42mm wide strap has an embroidered ePHOTOzine logo at each end so you can be seen with ePHOTOzine.
The elasticated nature of the strap ensures it's much more comfortable than the strap that came with your camera as it creates an apparent reduction in the weight, as well as having a rubberised backing to ensure it stays gripped to your shoulder. The strap ends are 10mm wide and attach through the elongated lugs on your SLR camera body or, if you have an older film camera, via D-rings (not supplied). The length can be adjusted to control camera height when the strap is worn over your shoulder or around your neck. Be seen wearing ePHOTOzine!
This strap will also make a perfect gift for the camera user in your life. Click here for more details.