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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 4460 or email us at

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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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International Membership

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

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Gift Membership

For the photography lover we have everything they need for their journey in photography. Membership makes for an inspiring gift as the recipient receives regular copies of our award-winning Journal, along with all the benefits of membership.

To order your Gift Membership follow the link below to join online or contact us on +44 (0)117 316 4460 or email: 

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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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Any questions?

Get in touch with the membership team with any queries you might have about your RPS membership.

Email or call 0117 316 4460.