Distinctions - Licentiateship

This is the first level of Distinction awarded. The Licentiateship is open to all members of The Royal Photographic Society. Non-members of The Society may also apply but if they are successful, the Distinction will not be approved until they have become Members.

The Licentiateship is awarded either for competence in practical photography, or by passing of an appropriate examination in photography recognised by The Society (see exemptions below).

Evidence Requirements

  • Still Photography: 10 prints, 10 slides or 10 images on CD-ROM.
  • Audio Visual: One or more sequences not less than 10 minutes duration.
  • Film and Video: 10 minutes of film or video.
  • Research, Education and Application of Photography: Dissertation of approximately 5000 words

Fees: £40 (£20 for re-submission, once only).

Applications on CD ROM will only be assessed at meetings held in Bath.



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