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Travel

The Travel Group is very active and welcomes all RPS members. We enjoy hearing members' ideas, seeing new images in the galleries, learning from one another and meeting when possible.

All RPS members are welcome to join the Travel Group.

The Group was formed to promote the enjoyment of travel photography: of trying to capture the spirit of places we visit and sharing that through photography. All our activities have the development of the skills necessary to achieve this at their core.

 

The Group is at its liveliest and most effective when there is discussion involving a wide range of members.

As with other Groups all of our events for the past year have been cancelled or postponed but we have some exciting plans for that time, after COVID restrictions are lifted, when we will be able to travel more freely again. 

However, we have been able to arrange a number of great speakers and you can find some of their presentations by following the "Recent Events" links below.

 

The Meeting
CREDIT: Kath Phillips ARPS

Spring Members' Meeting and Travel Group AGM

NEW DATE

The Spring Members' Meeting  and Annual General Meeting of the Royal Photographic Society Travel Group will be held on Sunday 16 May 2021 at 9.30 a.m. (British Summer Time). We are delighted that some of our overseas members have already expressed their intention to attend.

You will find the programme here

You will be able to book online to participate and to have a voice in the Group's future plans.

The Formal Notice and Committee nomination form for the AGM will be sent to all Group members by email during the coming week and online booking will open at around the same time.

Spring Meeting and AGM
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CREDIT: Robert Akester LRPS

Recent Events from the Travel Group

Some recent Travel Group Events 

Recent Travel Group Events
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CREDIT: Keith Pointon

Future Events from the Travel Group

See what's being planned.

Future Travel Group Events
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CREDIT: Neil Harris

Our Committee

Not just names: you can find out a bit more about each of us here and contact us with your ideas for the development of the Group.

We could also use a few non-Committee volunteers: could you help?

Travel Group Committee 2020-21
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Travellers' Tales

 

Members share their favourite places/experiences/shots.Your contribution would be welcome. Please send it to travelweb@rps.org.

Currently we have Lunar Rainbows at Iguassu, a corner of Canada and a memorable afternoon in Shanghai from members of the committee as well as a contribution from a new member detailing her love for Namibia and the photographic opportunities it presents.

Travellers' Tales
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Creating Photobooks

Graham Vulliamy, a longtime member of the group, demonstrates how he puts together a permanent reminder of his travels.

Creating Travel Photobooks

The benefits of joining the Travel Group

All RPS members are welcome to join the Travel Group.

The Group was formed to promote the enjoyment of travel photography: of trying to capture the spirit of places we visit and sharing that through photography. All our activities have the development of the skills necessary to achieve this at their core.

The Group is at its liveliest and most effective when there is discussion involving a wide range of members.

  1. Travel Log Each member of the Travel Group receives the group’s publication - Travel Log -three times a year.
  2. e-news The Travel Group e-news is published about six times a year with news of members' achievements and activities.
  3. Specially organised photographic trips We believe shared experiences are important and a number of trips of differing durations are organised each year
  4. Spring Event There is an annual Spring Event which incorporates the AGM and where wellknown photographers with recognised skills in Travel Photography are invited to speak.
  5. Competitions All members are invited to participate in Group competitions
  6. Lively discussion All members have access to the Travel Group Facebook page and discussions there.

You can join the Travel Group for just £20 per year as an add-on to your RPS subscription.

If you are a member of the RPS and wish to join the Travel Group, please click here and follow the below instructions: 

  • If you're not already logged in it will ask you to 
  • Select the Travel Group from the list that comes up
  • Click 'Add to Basket' on the right-hand side 
  • Check the basket, tick to agree the Terms and Conditions and click 'Pay Now'
  • Complete the payment process and then the Travel Group membership will be added to your account
  • You'll be able to see your group membership on your dashboard page when you log in