The Royal Photographic Society is an international, modern and forward-looking organisation with a distinguished past. The Society promotes photography and image-making by bringing a creative community together and seeks to help photographers, at all levels, develop their skills.


Want to learn creative techniques or cutting edge photo editing technology? We offer a great range of one and two day workshops that are open to all.

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Open University Online Course

Digital photography: creating and sharing better images - a 10 week course which has been developed with the Open University.

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Useful information for aspiring or professional photographers. Includes downloadable PDFs which range from information on copyright to 'How To' guides.



Institution Affiliation to the Royal Photographic Society. There are huge benefits for both students and educational institutions in becoming an affiliated member of The RPS.

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Schools Certificate

We want to reward those students who excel in their GCSE Photography exams by awarding them an RPS Certificate in Photography.

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