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.

Reduced entry fees for Members and Under 30s in most competitions

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

Against The Storm by Emma Powell


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 frequently non-members too, take a look at the opportunities available for you to enter your images.

Enter now→
Weevil Found on Front Porch Doormat 2012 by Daniel Kariko

Current Exhibitions

Dive into the world of extraordinary and remarkable scientific and artistic imagery currently touring in our annual and biennial International 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→
Super Team GB Fan by Neil Juggins

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 Medal Image


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→
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Exhibition Quotes

Simon Roberts by Charlie Crane

”One of the most rewarding experiences of producing photographic works is having it exhibited and seen by diverse audiences; so I'm always delighted to have work selected in the RPS's International Print Exhibition.“

Simon Roberts HonFRPS, Received Honorary Fellowship 2013

”Winning the prestigious Gold Award was a very rewarding achievement and a great showcase for my work“

Ray Spence FRPS