Benefits of Joining

RPS membership offers a unique opportunity to join over 11,000 people in their passion for the learning and enjoyment of photography. When you join, you will become a member of a community of like-minded individuals who care deeply about photography.
  1. Our New Home 
    Members get exclusive free entry to photography exhibitions at The Royal Photographic Society, Bristol.
  2. Monthly Magazine 
    News, reviews, events and some of the best photography around in our award-winning magazine.
  3. Regional & Chapter Meetings 
    Participate in meetings and events in your locality.
  4. Distinctions 
    Improve your photography and gain an RPS Distinction, with advice and guidance along the way. Display letters after your name and gain recognition from clients.
  5. Members Area 
    ‘MyRPS’, where you can manage your online membership profile and access member only benefits.
  6. Exhibit Your Work 
    Enter our international touring exhibitions and member only monthly online competition. 
  7. Newsletter
    Stay up to date with all the latest news and offers.
  8. Specialist Insurance 
    Exclusive discounts and cover enhancements not available as standard. Provided by Towergate Camerasure, Glover & Howe and AIM Risk Services (UK Members Only).
  9. Promote Your Work 
    Add a portfolio of your images to our website which is viewed by an international audience.
  10. Special Interest Groups 
    Belong to any of our 15 groups to learn more about a specialist area of photography.
  11. Members Offers & Discounts 
    25% off workshops, 30% off Distinction applications. Discounts on exhibitions, events and competition entries with changing member offers throughout the year.

    Members Logo An RPS logo, featuring the coat of arms, is exclusively available to our members to use on websites and business stationery.

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