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London Region:Advisory Day LRPS - Advice and Observers

Event info

Overview

The London Region Distinctions Team invite you to an Online Advisory Day for those working towards their LRPS.  We are running this event in exceptional circumstances and it is the first time we (in London Region) have done such an Advisory Day Online.  As noted above, it is just for those working towards their 'L' and this event is specially, but not exclusively, for those who had booked to participate in the cancelled June Event. 

We will be looking at both Images for Screen and Print submissions but obviously they will all be reviewed digitally.

There are just six places for Advice and six for Observers

For Advice

The six places for advice will initially be offered to those who booked for the face-to-face event on this 13th June (i.e. the same date!), but which had to be cancelled due to "Lockdown".  If you booked previously, you will receive an invitation from Brian to take part and he will send you all the information you need, advising you how to submit your images/work-in-progress and by what date.  If by any chance you do not hear from him, then please e-mail him:  LondonDist1@rps.org

If you have not previously reserved a place, but would like to do so, then please e-mail your request to Brian.  If you are not lucky this time and the event is successful, we would expect to repeat it until such time as we can hold face-to-face sessions again.

For Observers

Six places will be offered for observers.  Observing is a really good way to find out what the requirements are and see how people approach the challenge.  Observers can book on line above.

Here's the full text!

What are Distinctions Advisory days?

Advisory days are organised by the RPS regions, so members of the public can either get advice on their body of work before applying for a Distinction or attend as an observer to learn about the Distinctions process and see what advice is given.

If you do book for advice you, will have the opportunity to discuss your body of work with a current panel member in a professional but friendly atmosphere, and if you book just to observe it’s a good way to learn about the Distinction process and see how advice is given.

What are Distinctions?

Applying for our Distinctions takes you on a personal journey, exploring not just “technical competence” but how you want to develop as a photographer, how others react to our work, and what we want to say as a photographer.

Therefore, we ask for a body of work that shows not just the content of the images but also the intent of the photographer. Essentially, photography has a purpose, and that is to explain, challenge, inspire and tell stories. Our distinctions make us better photographers in that sense, telling our own stories.

Before you attend this event

We would encourage you to read the Guidelines which can be found here.

What level should I get on advice on?

If you are not sure then start with the Licentiate (LRPS). To learn about the LRPS requirements please visit the Licentiate page.

For more experienced photographers, who photographe in a particular genre, then please look at the Associate page.

Which Panel Members will give me advice?

Marie-Ange Bouchard ARPS and Viveka Koh have kindly agreed to advise on this occasion.

How many images shall I submit?

LRPS advice – 10 images plus a maximum of 5 spares.  You will be sent a dropbox link in due course but your images must be with us at least one week before the event.

Do all my images need to be mounted?

On this occasion all images will be reviewed digitally so they will note be mounted, but you need to supply either a hanging plan for future print submissions or a sequencing plan for Images for Screen submissions.

Registration and Payment:

This event is free on this occasion. 

To book both for Advice and as a Spectator, you need to contact Brian directly:  LondonDist1@rps.org

If you have any problems at all, please contact Brian on LondonDist1@rps.org or Mike at LondonDist2@rps.org

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Event Organiser

Name
Brian

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Cancellation policy

This event is free however, places are strictly limited.  If you do book and then find that you can't take part, please let us know so that someone on the Waiting List can take you place.

Address

Online

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