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Please note: RPS House is closed for our exhibition install. We will be open again from 10am on Friday 9th August 2024.

The Decisive Moment

The Journal of the Documentary Group

The Decisive Moment is a quarterly journal that showcases the work of the Documentary Group members, shares insights and reviews about exhibitions related to the field of documentary photography and contains articles and interviews with prominent members of the photographic community.

The Decisive Moment is published on the Issuu platform where you can read each edition online or download pdfs to read offline. The current edition is displayed above and direct links to all editions are below.

Please follow the Documentary Group in Issuu and use the buttons to like and share your favourite editions or individual features - it really helps support the Documentary Group.

For information on submitting to The Decisive Moment, please take a look at our submission guidelines or contact the editor, Nick Hodgson, at