Awards

The Society's Awards are made annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to the art and science of photography and across all areas of imaging

The Society has made Awards to international photographers and those working in photography since 1878 when its Progress medal was first awarded. They are awarded annually and cover fifteen categories from photographers through to those working as photographic scientists, curators and educators. The Society also awards Honorary Fellowships of The Society – an honour it first bestowed in 1895. 

Awards Group

Archive & Nominate

Details of 2013 and 2014 winners and how to nominate 2015 winners.

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Background

The Society's Awards honour individuals internationally

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Awards Categories

Fifteen categories across the art and science of photography back to 1878

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Recipient Features

Features from RPS magazines on recipients at our annual awards.

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Awards

Laura Pannack

”Receiving the Vic Odden award was particularly meaningful as it was done by nomination. It was a delightful surprise that offered me the opportunity to meet and celebrate with some of my greatest inspirations. “

Laura Pannack, Vic Odden Winner 2012
Professor Brian Griffin HonFRPS

”What a wonderful experience for me it was to receive my medal. What a wonderful evening! I experienced butterflies for the first time in my life!“

Professor Brian Griffin HonFRPS, Centenary Medal Winner 2013, HonFRPS | Showcase→