Northern Region Advisory Day - Licentiate

Event info

The Northern Distinctions Team invite you to an Online Advisory for those working towards their Licentiate.

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

At this particular event, we will be looking at both digital and Print submissions but obviously they will all be reviewed digitally.


A day open to both members and non-members of the Society,

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. To see example of LRPS panels CLICK HERE


  • Stewart Wall ARPS

What advice will I receive on the day?

All comments made on the day are the opinion of one person, given their extensive experience and knowledge of the distinctions process, however, you should remember that the assessment when made will be based on the results of the assessor’s opinion and discussion. Ultimately it is the applicants/photographer’s responsibility to fulfil the criteria and requirements.

All comments on the day will be based on the criteria.

How much does it cost?

RPS members who would like advice: £15

Non-RPS members who would like advice: £20

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

To book and Observers only ticket CLICK HERE


Before you signup for the session, please make sure you have read the Distinctions Guidelines which contain important information on requirements. This can be downloaded from the RPS website

After you have signed up for this event, you will receive an e-mail from John advising you how, when and where to submit your images. This will need to be done at least 14 days before the Advisory Day so that the Advisers have a chance to review them in advance.

You may be interested in the very active Distinctions Facebook page, which contains comments and examples - both successful and unsuccessful - from all levels of applicant.

RPS Distinctions **Official Group**


Event Organiser

John Devlin


Cancellation policy

The Society is unable to refund any cancellation or offer a transfer to another event if the attendee does not notify the Region by e-mail 14 days prior to the event start date. 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.



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