Walter Menzie and Derek Birch
Walter Benzie Hon FRPS
Past President, died 15/1/20

We heard on the 15th January that Walter Benzie, 63rd President of The Society, has died after a long illness.

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RPS supports Positive View Foundation
PVF help transform the lives of young people

Mike Taylor, RPS COO: “Our support of Positive View is a way of demonstrating our view that photography can be used for the public benefit."

Заяц (zayats), Russian for rabbit
CREDIT: Lin Jermakova
The diversity of photography
Author: RPS President, Dr Alan Hodgson ASIS FRPS

"Creating new role models is important for us if we are to encourage more entrants to photography as a profession or an interest."

RPS Awards 2020
RPS Awards: Nominate now
Closes: 23 February 2020

The RPS annual awards are made annually to individuals who have made a significant contribution to photography.

Liminal State
CREDIT: Cody Cobb
International Photography Exhibition 162
Award winners announced for the 162nd edition

The RPS International Photography Exhibition is the world’s longest running photography exhibition. It opens in Bristol on 15 February 2020.

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Exhibition: Sugar Paper Theories
Closes: 26 January 2020. Location: Bristol

Bristol-based photographer Jack Latham, immerses himself in the most controversial murder investigation in Icelandic history. 

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CREDIT: Routh Family
Stonehenge competition: Circle visit and exhibition
Closes: 2 February 2020. Exclusive to RPS members

English Heritage archaeologist Susan Greaney will give winners a guided tour of the stone circle at dawn. They will then enjoy a private view of Your Stonehenge – 150 Years of Personal Photos.

Ria Mishaal Cooke Snaddon FRPS
CREDIT: Ria Mishaal Cooke Snaddon FRPS
Distinctions Newsletter January 2020
Exciting new developments to mark the start of the new year

For those of you who have embraced (or are thinking of embracing) the challenge of working towards our internationally recognised Distinctions, then this is for you…

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Film screening: Bait
11 February 2020. Location: Bristol

The Martin Parr Foundation and the RPS present a screening of the acclaimed film Bait.

Free Exhibition
RPS removes entry charge for exhibitions
Opening times: Thursday–Sunday, 10am–5pm
To celebrate a hugely successful first year as Bristol’s newest cultural attraction, we have opened our gallery space for free for future exhibitions, with immediate effect.

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