Advisory Day - LRPS only

Event info

This event is fully booked.  It will be held behind closed doors.  If you would like to be put on the reserve list please do contact the Regional Organiser:


East Anglia Advisory day - LRPS 

Attending this Advisory day will give you the opportunity to discuss your portfolio with current panel members in a professional but friendly atmosphere.


What are the requirement for LRPS?

LRPS ( Licentiate ) –  You will need to show a good photographic competence in camera work, visual awareness, communication and presentation, as detailed in the Guidelines. 

Who are the Advisors?

Stewart Wall ARPS

Ian Wilson ARPS


What advice will I receive on the day? 

Content and technical for the following – 

LRPS Advice

What is Content and technical advice? – The panel member present sits on this panel and you will be given content and technical advice face to face, and also a copy of the comments given. 


How much does it cost?

RPS members who would like advice - £17

Non-RPS members who would like advice - £24

Observers (both RPS members and non-members) - £10


How many images shall I bring?

10 images plus a maximum of 6 spares LRPS


Do all my images need to be mounted?

All images should be mounted except for your spares; this will ensure we can display them correctly.


Attending for Advice:

On arrival please register at the front desk and then book in your panel in the main room. You will have the opportunity to receive guidance on your proposed panel and how to prepare it. The panel assessors will introduce the advisory day and show examples of successful panels. You will then be invited to display your images for comment. As a participant, you should bring your prints that you consider could form the basis for a panel, along with spares. 

Before you attend please make sure you have read the Distinctions Guidelines which contains important information on requirements, categories and criteria regarding the panels. This can be downloaded from the RPS website by clicking here

What is Content and technical advice?

The panel member present sits on this panel and you will be given content and technical advice face to face, and also a copy of the comments given.


How much does it cost?

£17 for RPS members who would like advice, £24 for non-members who would like advice, £10 for observers.



Spectating is a very good way to learn about the distinctions system and to see the advice given. Please do not bring any of your own images to the event on the off-chance that you can receive advice. 

As only light refreshments will be provided, it is recommended that attendees should bring a packed lunch.

The venue has wheel chair access and toilet facilities for the disabled.

Those wishing to attend are asked to register and pay through the RPS website. In the event that there are any problems with this process, please contact the organiser.


Event Organiser

Jonathan Vaines


Venue Information

Hearing Loop

Disabled Access to all rooms


Cancellation policy

The Society is unable to refund any cancellation or offer a transfer to another event if the attendee does not notify the Distinctions Department by e-mail 28 days prior to the event start date. email The Society reserves the right to cancel any event 7 days prior to its start date, or less than 24 hours due to adverse weather conditions or extraordinary circumstances beyond its control. All attendees are advised to check hotel and travel cancellation/refund policies, as the Society is unable to offer compensation for any loss.


Foxton Village Hall

2 Hardman Rd



CB22 6RN