Organisation

Over 300 volunteers worldwide and a Headquarters staff help The Society realise it's aims. Read more about how The Society is organised and run

Our Structure

As with any large, international, organisation, there is a clear structure of departments and roles in place. This section will help you understand how The Society operates

The RPS organisational structure→

The RPS Council

The RPS has a governing Council who work with the Director General, HQ staff and Advisory Board to ensure that The RPS is run smoothly, maintains/sets standards and embraces change

Learn more about our Council→

Volunteers

The Royal Photographic has 300+ volunteers, in many different roles, who give up their time to help run this large, worldwide charity

Get involved→

RPS Documents

This section includes downloadable Royal Photographic Society Procedural Documents, Annual Reports and Charter Rules By Laws

PDF format reference documents→
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Member stories

Olivio Argenti FRPS

”When I joined the RPS as an overseas member I was not really sure of whether it was going to be worthwhile. Being part of the RPS for now three years has given me many opportunities and enhanced my knowledge of, and interest in, photography. It has indeed been worthwhile.“

Olivio Argenti FRPS, Italian Chapter Organiser
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”I thoughly enjoyed todays workshop has inspired me to use my camera.“

One Day Introduction to your DSLR, Workshop Participant