Over 300 volunteers worldwide and a Headquarters staff help The Society realise it's aims. Read more about how The Society is organised and run

Our Structure

As with any large, international, organisation, there is a clear structure of departments and roles in place. This section will help you understand how The Society operates

The RPS organisational structure→

The RPS Council

The RPS has a governing Council who work with the Director General, HQ staff and Advisory Board to ensure that The RPS is run smoothly, maintains/sets standards and embraces change

Learn more about our Council→


The Royal Photographic has 300+ volunteers, in many different roles, who give up their time to help run this large, worldwide charity

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RPS Documents

This section includes downloadable Royal Photographic Society Procedural Documents, Annual Reports and Charter Rules By Laws

PDF format reference documents→
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Exhibition Quotes

Tim Rudman FRPS

”Having my work selected for the prestigious RPS Members' Biennial exhibition meant a lot to me as a Fellow of the society and it also brought my work to many new audiences around the world through the website.“

Tim Rudman FRPS

”Yet again, a first class course. Thank you Chris. Our model, Mel, was totally terrific - thank you Mel“

One Day Art Nude, Workshop Participant