CREDIT: Wayne Beattie
Photography as a tool against depression
Author: Sean Goodhart, Contemporary Group

Wayne Beattie's fight with anxiety and depression using photography was recently covered in a BBC news article.

Donna Crous
CREDIT: Donna Crous
Open for entries: Exposure Competition
Closes: 14 January 2021 (free entry)

Win a Nikon camera in our bi-monthly Members‘ Competition. A special guest photographer will select the winning images. The theme is 'Food' and the selector is Donna Crous. 

Matt Collishaw
CREDIT: © Matt Collishaw
Referencing Kingston's historical past
Mat Collishaw received an Honorary Fellowship from The RPS in 2018

A new artwork from Mat Collishaw HonFRPS references bats, past English Kings, a long-gone church and chrono-photographer Eadweard Muybridge in an ethereal projected experience

Venetia Dearden
CREDIT: Venetia Dearden
Give the gift of photography this Christmas
A unique gift that can be enjoyed all year

An RPS membership makes an inspiring present for friends or family with a love of photography. From budding artist to seasoned professional, membership has something to offer everyone.

RPS Contemporary Blog 7
Photography and Personal Development Course
Funded by a BBC Children in Need grant

An inspiring initiative for underprivileged young people aged between 16-18 years who, for various reasons, are unable to function in a traditional school/college setting.

Gerd A Guenther MEMS Microphone
CREDIT: Gerd-A Günther
Closing soon: Science Photographer of the Year
Closes: 4 December 2020 (free entry)

The competition showcases images from around the world that tell the remarkable stories behind scientific exploration and application. New for 2020 is the category ‘Climate Change’.

Marine Aquaculture 1 Luoyuan Bay Fujian Province China 2012
CREDIT: Edward Burtynsky
How I see the bigger picture by Edward Burtynsky HonFRPS
He is renowned for images that expose humanity’s impact on the natural world

“One of the most ambitious and challenging images I have ever made is of fish farms in Luoyuan Bay, just off the coast of Fujian province, China”

Funchal harbour 100 years on
Armistice Day
Author: RPS President Alan Hodgson ASIS HonFRPS

" occasion of remembrance in many nations, when we mark the sacrifice of life in conflict. It should also be a time of consideration, of the effects of these world events on others. Photographers are no exception."

From Chris Killip's The Station
CREDIT: © Chris Killip / from The Station. Used with permission.
Looking to the present, looking to the past - 2
Wednesdays evenings from 18 November 2020

This second, of a three-part series, led by Colin Pantall, consists of eight lectures. It will introduce you to the contemporary practice of photography.

Mandy Barker FRPS Resized
CREDIT: Mandy Barker FRPS
Distinctions Talks Live: Mandy Barker FRPS
19 November 2020 (free but booking essential)

Barker is an international award-winning photographer who has highlighted the global crisis of plastic pollution in our seas, transforming collected debris into spectacular images. 

Alice Hendy
CREDIT: Alice Hendy
20% off new membership
Save up to £24

We are pleased to offer a 20% discount on new memberships to anyone who attends an online event before 30 November.