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With so much on offer Society membership can be yours for less than 15p a day. The Society offers different categories of membership with concessions if you're a student, 25 and under, 65 and over, a family or live outside the UK. Take a look...

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What You Get

If you are interested in photography then membership of The RPS is for you. Enjoy our monthly magazine, improve your photography by working towards one of our Distinctions, get involved with your local Region or Chapter or join any of our Special Interest Groups and meet others with similar passions.

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Gift Membership

Membership of the Royal Photographic Society makes an inspiring gift for anyone with a passion for photography. The gift recipient will enjoy a year of discounted photography workshops, 12 issues of our award winning publication; ‘The Journal’, monthly entry to our members only photo competitions, and much more..

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Join a Group

Our Special Interest Groups are a key part of The Society's activities. As well as becoming a member of The Society itself, many members choose to join one or more of the specialist Groups which concentrate more closely on particular areas of photography and imaging. All members are welcome to join any of the Groups; you can join one group for FREE within your first year of membership.

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The Society has around 11,000 members. You can search - or filter - those who have chosen to make their profile and image galleries public.

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Member Quotes


”The RPS have a commitment to supporting and nurturing emerging photographic talent, and I have experienced first hand the way in which they implement these ambitions.“

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Dr Del Barrett ARPS

”The best thing about joining the RPS has been the opportunity to meet some wonderful people. Not only have I been privileged to rub shoulders with some of the greatest photographers of our time, but amongst the members I've found some really good mates. I think we are bonded together for eternity through our shared passion for all things photographic.“

Dr Del Barrett ARPS