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CREDIT: Richard Beech LRPS - Into The Lens


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CREDIT: Simon Urwin

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Membership offers a unique opportunity to join a community of over 11,000 people who have a passion for photography. Whether you're a photographer or enjoy appreciating photography, membership has something to offer.

  1. Regular award-winning magazine
  2. Access to member only offers
  3. Members bi-monthly competition
  4. Learning Opportunities
  5. Qualifications
  6. Local Events
  7. 15 Special Interest Groups
  8. Use of the RPS logo
  9. Exclusive £1000 discount on Falmouth Online MA
  10. Specialist insurance discount

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Click below to read an article from February's award winning Journal - The Tree Of Life, Yan Wang Preston. Words from Gavin Bell. The journal is exclusively available to RPS members. 

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Exposure Competition

Exposure: Bi-Monthly Photography Competition for RPS Members. Win a Nikon Z6, Z 24-70 mm f/4 S Lens, guest photographers select images to feature in our award-winning journal.

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Exposure Competition: Selected By Andrew Parkinson

The theme is Wildlife selected by Andrew Parkinson. Andy is a National Geographic magazine contributing photographer and Nikon Ambassador. One of Europe’s most awarded photographers his images have been awarded multiple times in the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competitions. In 2016 he was the named the overall winner of Bird Photographer of the Year and this year he was named the Overall winner of the Big Picture Natural World photography competition. The overwhelming majority of his work is undertaken within 10 miles of his Derbyshire home.

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CREDIT: Hans Abplanalp ARPS

15 Special Interest Groups - focus more closely on particular areas of photography and imaging.

CREDIT: Lukasz Klejnberg

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