Benefits of RPS Membership

And it doesn't matter where you live - there are 18 regions in Britain each with its own regional organiser and events. There are also members in 80 countries overseas. Find out more.

Special Interest Groups
Adventure into different areas of photography and join the experts from 15 Special Interest Groups. Join one group for FREE in your first year of membership. Find out more.

Snap into action with over 300 events a year from workshops, lectures, master-classes, conferences, field trips, competitions and informal meetings of members. Find out more.

Improve your skills and demonstrate your ability by working for these prestigious internationally recognised awards: Licentiateship, Associateship , Fellowship and Imaging Scientist.

Publications & Journals
Absorb the latest photographic news and views with our 2 magazines; The Society Journal (available to all members) and The Imaging Science Journal (available on joining The Society’s Imaging Science Group).
Exhibit your work through the online portfolio. Buy Society merchandise at the online store. Or simply be a part of our online community and chat to fellow members on The Society Forum website.

Society Collection
Explore the work of the earliest photographers in The Society's extensive and world famous collection of rare photographs, books, equipment and periodicals. Located and at Insight, the research centre of the National Media Museum in Bradford.

Latest Portfolio Photos

See the Society Member Portfolios