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46 talks open for bookings

The RPS has a vibrant and ever-changing events programme including many talks by inspirational photographers and photographic practitioners. Places fill up fast so book your ticket now!

Robin Williams FRPS
CREDIT: Robin Williams FRPS
Five favourite images by IGPOTY winner
Robin Williams ASIS FRPS tells us how he made five of his favourite images

His image ‘Creation’ enchanted selectors of the 14th International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY), making Robin Williams ASIS FRPS overall winner of the prestigious competition.

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CREDIT: © Marissa Roth / Afghan Refugee Women and Children Thal, Pakistan, California 1988
In conversation... with Marissa Roth
8 April 2021

Marissa Roth is an internationally published freelance photojournalist, documentary, and fine art photographer. 

Miniclick 30 Mar
Miniclick: ‘amuleto’
30 March 2021 (free but booking essential)

Three practitioners will discuss ‘Amuleto’ as a conversation between image and text that draws parallels between the pandemic, immigrant experience, and global human rights movement. 

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CREDIT: TJ Boulting Gallery, London / Hannah Watson
Talk: Exhibiting Photography with Hannah Watson
3 March 2021

Hannah Watson of T J Boulting Gallery will look at how she set up and built her gallery, how art and commerce combine in the settings of the online space, the gallery, and the fair.

Clare Strand © Macdonaldstrand 2011
CREDIT: © Macdonaldstrand 2011
RPS Awardees in conversation: Clare Strand HonFRPS
9 March 2021

In this on-going series of 'in conversations' hear from leading individuals talk about how they use photography as artists, scientists, educators, publishers and curators.

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CREDIT: Jake Eshelman
Call for Entries: IPE 163
Closes: 27 April 2021

New awards for 2021 include a two-week solo show at the RPS and a £1250 commission to create new work. A £4000 prize fund will be awarded to standout entrants, including an Under 30s Award.

Early
CREDIT: Dr Peter Moseley
CFPR launches a series of alternative process courses
University of West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research

2021 courses include: Early Photographic Printing Processes, Photogravure, Platinum/Palladium and Preparing Digital Negatives. RPS members receive a 20% discount.

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CREDIT: © The RPS / R B Bird
A new RPS Collection of Photography
The first RPS Collection was largely formed from c.1890s-2002

With the RPS's move to Bristol, and a renewed public presence and dedicated resource room to house historic membership records and library, the RPS has started to form a new RPS Collection.

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CREDIT: © Dollar Gill
Lockdown and photography: New education guidance added
For those working under lockdown restrictions

We are publishing guidance specific to photography, and launching a new range of creative opportunities to help inspire and support people during lockdown.

Neil Burnell
CREDIT: Neil Burnell
Open for entries: Exposure Competition
Closes: 14 March 2021 (free entry)

Win a Nikon camera in our bi-monthly Members‘ Competition. A special guest photographer will choose the winning images. Theme: 'Black and White'. Selector: Nikon ambassador Neil Burnell. 

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CREDIT: Steve McCurry HonFRPS
Creativity Live
A series of brand new online workshops

A series of workshops designed for those without a formal education in photography. Heavily visual, with plenty of examples, we take a show-not-tell approach to teaching.