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CREDIT: Alyson Jackson


Love photography? Join us to receive exclusive member benefits and help the RPS achieve more
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At the RPS, we want to bring photography to everyone. Join us to help continue our educational programmes, support young and emerging photographers, and achieve exciting new initiatives to bring inspiration and creativity to many more people. Membership is open to everyone.

Membership Fees (annual): All subscriptions are available to purchase as a gift membership.

  • £122   Individual Membership
  • £184   Family Membership
  • £110   Overseas Membership
  • £92     Aged 65 and Over
  • £56     Concessions include Students, 25 and Under, Armed Forces, Disabled and more.

We also offer Life Membership, price dependent on age. Please email

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Discover Our Member Benefits

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RPS Journal Covers

RPS Magazine

You will receive our award-winning Journal directly to your door, and monthly member-only newsletters, to keep up to date with leading image-makers, events and the latest news.

Monthly Credit (1)

Exposure Competition

Share your images for the chance to be published in our award-winning Journal and be showcased internationally on our social media platforms and website.

The Exposure competition will re-open for entries on 15th July.

CREDIT: Sarah Townley ARPS

Qualifications and Learning

Take the next step in your photographic journey with our certified courses and Distinctions programme.

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CREDIT: Carole Baker

Gift Membership: Save 15%

Membership of the Royal Photographic Society makes an inspiring gift for anyone with a passion for photography.

To order your Gift Membership please call: +44 (0)117 316 4462 (Mon-Thurs) or email

CREDIT: Venetia Dearden

Groups and Regions

Focus your photography and meet like minded photographers at one of our 15 special interest groups and get involved with local activities that are happening in your area.

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CREDIT: © Emma Delves-Broughton FRPS

Member Offers

Receive 25% off workshops and priority booking for Distinction applications. Member-only discounts on exhibitions, photographic insurance, events and competitions, available throughout the year. Offers

CREDIT: © Benedict Brain ARPS

Workshops & Events

Explore online events and workshops, courses and symposia. Distinction advisory days, portfolio reviews and assessments also available to book now.

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The Photography Show

Prefer to pay by Direct Debit?

If you prefer to pay for your membership by Direct Debit and spread the payments at no additional cost, please complete this downloadable form and post it back using the address on our form.

Our membership team (Nathan, Debbie and Simon) are here to help and can be contacted on:+44 (0)117 3164461 Mon-Fri or +44 (0)117 3164462 Mon-Thurs (9-5pm) or email: