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CREDIT: Honey J Walker ARPS

Join the RPS

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Become an RPS Member

At the RPS, we want everyone to enjoy photography irrespective of your age or technical ability. Whether you use a smartphone camera, or have an arsenal of sophisticated equipment, we can help you develop your practical and creative photography skills.

The RPS will support you on your journey in photography through our courses, workshops, talks and opportunities. From basic skills to our acclaimed Distinctions qualifications, we will help you take your photography forwards at every stage.

Explore the membership options available below.

Need any help or have any questions? You can call us on 0117 316 4464 or email us at membership@rps.org.

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CREDIT: Paul Kilgallon

UK Membership

RPS membership for those living in the UK (includes; The Channel Islands, The Isle of Man and The Republic of Ireland)

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Lifetime Membership

We have a range of lifetime membership offer dependent on age. Pay once, be an RPS member for life.

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CREDIT: Joanne Court

International Membership

We have bespoke membership offerings available for photographers located outside of the UK.

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CREDIT: Carole Baker

Gift Membership

Membership of the Royal Photographic Society makes an inspiring gift for anyone with a passion for photography.

To order your Gift Membership please call: +44 (0)117 316 4462 (Mon-Thurs) or email membership@rps.org

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Looking to renew?

Are you a current RPS member looking to renew your membership?

Log into your RPS portal account and follow the 'Renew my membership' links.

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CREDIT: David Bird FRPS

Any more questions?

Get in touch. Email membership@rps.org or call 0117 316 4464.