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→

RPS Staff

A full list of the team at RPS HQ including contact details

RPS Staff→

Job Opportunities

Any paid job opportunities within The Society will be advertised here

Current vacancies→


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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Distinction Stories


”I was (and still am) elated by the news. For me, gaining the Licentiateship is a testimony to the effort and passion that goes into producing my images. I now have more confidence in my work.“

Helena Berney LRPS

”Tutor was very experienced and was able to answer all the technical questions. I felt the models were very professional and made the photoshoot very much like real life.“

Wedding Photography, Workshop Participant