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Centenary Medal

Instituted in 1993, the Centenary Medal is awarded in recognition of a sustained, significant contribution to the art of photography.  This medal also carries with it an Honorary Fellowship of The Society.

2023 Ralph Gibson

2022 Destiny Deacon

2021 Bruce Davidson

2020 Sally Mann HonFRPS

2019 Sophie Calle

2018 Nan Goldin

2017 Hiroshi Sugimoto

2016 Thomas Struth

2015 Wolfgang Tillmans RA

2014 Steve McCurry HonFRPS

2013 Professor Brian Griffin HonFRPS

2012 Joel Meyerowitz HonFRPS

2011 Terry O'Neill Hon FRPS

2010 Albert Watson HonFRPS

2009 Annie Leibovitz

2008 Martin Parr HonFRPS

2007 Don McCullin

2006 Susan Meiselas

2005 David Bailey HonFRPS

2004 Arnold Newman

2003 Special 150th Anniversary Medal awarded to: Richard Avedon, William Eggleston, Lee Friedlander, David Hockney HonFRPS, Eikoh Hosoe, Don McCullin HonFRPS and Gordon Parks. A President's medal was awarded to The Lord Puttnam of Queensgate CBE and Sir Roy Strong

2002 Elliott Erwitt

2001 Paul Caponigro

2000 Ray Metzker

1999 William Klein

1998 Josef Koudelka

1996/7 Freddie Young

1995 Robert Delpire

1994 Cornell Capa

1993 Sebastião Salgado