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CREDIT: Iñaki Hernández-Lasa FRPS

Distinctions portfolios

by International members

We offer three levels of Distinction, Licentiate, Associate and Fellowship, and you can see examples of successful portfolios from international members at all three levels below. We have also included some resources that you might find helpful if you are considering applying for a Distinction.

Licentiate (LRPS)

For the Licentiate, applicants must show (among other criteria) a variety of approach and techniques but not necessarily in subject matter. It's demanding but achievable for most dedicated photographers. It will require you to submit 10 images which reflect your ability as a photographer.

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CREDIT: Urs Albrecht LRPS

Urs Albrecht LRPS


Switzerland

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CREDIT: Yasser Mobarak LRPS

Yasser Mobarak LRPS


Egypt

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CREDIT: Sudeesh Kumar LRPS

Sudeesh Kumar LRPS


United Arab Emirates

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Associate (ARPS)

The Associate distinction requires applicants to submit a body of work/project consisting of 15 images and a written Statement of Intent. The images must be of a high standard. There are eight genres to choose from: Applied Photography, Contemporary Photography, Documentary Photography, Film Photography, Fine Art Photography, Landscape Photography, Natural History Photography and Travel Photography.

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CREDIT: Chong Kit Han ARPS

Chong Kit Han ARPS

Malaysia
Malaysia 

GENRE: Documentary Photography

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CREDIT: Htet Hein ARPS

Htet Hein ARPS


Singapore

GENRE: Travel Photography

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CREDIT: Bob Chiu ARPS

Bob Chiu ARPS


United States of America

GENRE: Travel Photography

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CREDIT: Wolfgang Strassl ARPS

Wolfgang Strassl ARPS

Germany
Germany 

GENRE: Documentary Photography

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CREDIT: Victor Wong ARPS

Victor Wong ARPS

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

GENRE: Travel Photography 

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CREDIT: Sylvester Wong Hsiang Hui ARPS

Sylvester Wong Hsiang Hui ARPS

Malaysia
Malaysia 

GENRE: Landscape Photography

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Fellowship (FRPS)

The Fellowship distinction requires applicants to submit a body of work/project consisting of 20 or 21 and a written Statement of Intent. Submissions are open to everyone. There are eight genres to choose from: Applied Photography, Contemporary Photography, Documentary Photography, Film Photography, Fine Art Photography, Landscape Photography, Natural History Photography and Travel Photography

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CREDIT: Ronen Tivony FRPS

Ronen Tivony FRPS


United States of America

GENRE: Applied Photography

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CREDIT: Max Robinson FRPS

Max Robinson FRPS

Switzerland
Switzerland

GENRE: Travel Photography

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CREDIT: Lakshitha Karunarathna FRPS

Lakshitha Karunarathna FRPS


Sri Lanka

GENRE: Natural History Photography

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CREDIT: Iñaki Hernández-Lasa FRPS

Iñaki Hernández-Lasa FRPS


Ireland

GENRE: Fine Art Photography

View Submission

Resources

Below are some resources you may find helpful when applying for a Distinction as an International member.

Distinctions Talks Live 2

Distinctions Talks: Live

The RPS is proud to announce a second season of free talks beginning on 24 September. Plus, if you've missed any of our previous talks, you can catch up here. 

Distinctions Talks: Live