A message from Mike Taylor

31 December 2018

Region: Headquarters

Chief Operating Officer of The Royal Photographic Society.


It is just 6 months since I joined the Royal Photographic Society and they have flown by! My gratitude and thanks go out to everyone at the RPS - our members, staff, and our tireless volunteers for a warm welcome, continued commitment and hard work.


As the end of 2018 draws to a close, our attention is now on 2019 with the opening of our new home in Bristol – a fantastic new building and a foundation for renewed energy in the promotion of photography. Our goal is to build upon the long history of the RPS and ensure our leading role in promoting photography and its incredible power and value. The opening of this building is a tangible demonstration of our commitment to this, and it will enable us to welcome the wider public into the world of photography with fantastic exhibitions and educational activities.


Whilst nowadays almost everyone is a photographer to some degree, there is so much more to consider and learn about, and we want to promote this appreciation and learning. We will continue to explore yet more ways to inspire everyone with our passion for photography.


We look forward to working together in 2019 and wish you and your families a Happy New Year!