Media Enquiries

The Royal Photographic Society is the United Kingdom's leading photography organisation and is well-placed to provide informed comment to the media on many different aspects of photography, photographers and issues surrounding photography. It can, of course, provide information on The Society's own history and activities.  

Media filming at Fenton House Alan Titchmarsh and Michael Pritchard Alex Kingston and Michael Pritchard
Filming at Fenton House 
for a promotional film
Talking photography and Cecil Beaton with Alan Titchmarsh on ITV With Alex Kingston after filming Who Do You Think You Are? for BBC TV

The Society has media-trained headquarters staff with a broad experience of photography and specialist knowledge of particular areas. It also has an extensive membership with expertise across all aspects of photography, photographic science and image making and it can usually locate an appropriate expert.  

The Society has recently provided national newspaper, specialist photographic press, live BBC television and radio comment on issues ranging from photographers' rights, the photographer Eve Arnold, Eastman Kodak's Chapter 11 filing, summer holiday photography, 'selfies' and the future of photography. It has supported programmes such as Who Do you Think You Are?, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and BBC dramas on subjects as wide-ranging as the Loch Ness monster, photographic studios through to providing historical expertise on nineteenth century photographic practice.    

In the first instance contact: Dr Michael Pritchard, Director-General, on +44 (0)1225 325730 or email: director@rps.org Out of office hours emails will be checked.


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