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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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Member Offers

As part of your membership we offer various discounts on supplies and products from our Corporate Patrons and other associated companies. These are exclusive to you as an RPS member...

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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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Laura Pannack

”Photography can be solitary and RPS offers a beautiful sense of community.“

Laura Pannack