Exhibitions & Competitions

Be inspired and seize the opportunity to exhibit your work alongside other photographers from across the world. Open to both members and non-members, we organise exhibitions and competitions throughout the year for photographers of any photographic ability. Our print exhibitions tour the UK and overseas, and many are accompanied by exhibition catalogues which can be purchased from the RPS online shop.

RPS exhibitions are available for hire.  Contact us if you are interested in showing an exhibition at your venue. 

Competitions

Whether you are working digitally, using film or experimenting with more traditional processes, all subjects, genres and styles of photography can be entered into many of our competitions. Open to members and non-members, take a look at the opportunities available for you to enter your images.

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Current Exhibitions

Dive into the world of extraordinary and remarkable scientific and artistic imagery currently touring in our annual and biennial Exhibitions. Visit the events section to see if one of these major RPS exhibitions is due to be on display at a venue near you.

Visit a Society exhibition→

Exhibitions Archive

From wrestling to reptile blood, you will definitely discover something new in our archive of exhibitions. Take a look and be inspired to develop your photography and enter one of our future competitions. You could appear in this collection in years to come!

See previous RPS exhibitions→

Patronage

The RPS recognises and supports efficiently run international exhibitions and salons with the award of its Patronage. On approval of application, they will be granted Patronage and can award RPS Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in their exhibitions.

Applying for Patronage→
HIPA call for entries

Exhibition Quotes

Tim Rudman FRPS

”Having my work selected for the prestigious RPS Members' Biennial exhibition meant a lot to me as a Fellow of the society and it also brought my work to many new audiences around the world through the website.“

Tim Rudman FRPS
Laura Pannack

”Exhibiting my print in the International Print Exhibition gave me a great opportunity to show my work alongside other passionate photographers and gain recognition.“

Laura Pannack