Honorary Fellowships

These are awarded to distinguished persons having, from their position or attainments, an intimate connection with the science or fine art of photography or the application thereof. No more than eight Honorary Fellowships may be awarded in any one year; those awarded with the Progress and Centenary Medals, and by tradition to the incoming President, are included in this total. Society Presidents are noted in bold

1980 Sir George Pollock

1981 Harry Ricketts, Jack Coote, Walter Nurnberg, Philip Smethurst, David Young

1982 Charles E Brown, J A Fairfax-Fozzard, E Chambre Hardman,
Kenneth Moreman, Dr Guy Stevens, Sue Davies, Dr Leslie Bowcock

1983 Dr Gerand Levenson, Dr G Thomas, Dr Robert W G Hunt,
HRH The Princess Margaret, Ray Ruddick, Gerald Thompson

1984 Charles P Hodge, Maurice Broomfield, H Roy Thornton, F J Worton,
David Bowen Thomas, Andor Kraszna-Krausz, Chris Roberts

1985 Sam Hanna, Gracie Alison, Bert Hardy, Frank Hawkins, Pat Whitehouse

1986 Heather Angel, Dr I Bowie, Wong Shiu Gun, Prof Ralph Marshall,
Dr Douglas Wilson

1987 Donald Barba, Prof Chin San Long, Graham Saxby

1988 H M King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, Wellington Lee, Grace Lock,
Colin Osman, Chakravarthy Rajagopal, Arthur Downes

1989 Fay Godwin, S K Gajree, Dr Hereward Pietsch, Ray Lunnon, Athol Schmith

1990 Barry Wilkins. Dr Maurice Van de Weyer, Sakda Siripant,
Professor John W Gates, Brian Bower

1991 Tim Gidal, Joan Wakelin, Robert Doisneau, Duane Michals

1992 George Rodger, Peter C Bunnell, Willy Ronis, Michael Austin

1993 Professor Ralph Jacobson, Eve Arnold, Jean Dieuzaide, Amanda Nevill

1994 Freddie Reed, Elliott Erwitt, Jim Moorfoot, K F Wong, Bill Wisden, 
Edwin Appleton

1995 Ian Berry, Bryn Campbell, C T Chang, Hans P Kraus Jr, Grace Robertson

1996/7 Professor Griedrich Granzer, Hiroshi Hamaya, Mark Haworth-Booth,
R Phillips, O Winston Link, Robert Moore 

1998 John Blakemore, Terry Fincher, Michael Rand, Marc Riboud,
Christina Garcia Rodero, John Birkett

1999 David Bailey, Colin Ford, Mario Giacomelli, Frans Lanting,
James Nachtwey, Dr Arthur Saunders

2000 Jane Bown, David Doubilet, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Thurston Hopkins,
O P Sharma, Carole Sartain

2001 Shahidul Alam, Dr Margaret Benyon, Jill Freedman, Sidney Ray,
Richard Sullivan, Cliff Thompson, John Page, Prof Raymond P Clark

2002 Polly Borland, Terence Pepper, Uwe Ommer, Thomas Mangelsen,
Rankin Waddell, Joel Meyerowitz

2003 Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Jillian Edelstein, Dr Stuart Franklin, Dr Mike Maloney,
Albert Watson, Dr Leo K K Wong, Roger Reynolds

2004 Philippe Garner, Dewi Lewis, Anne McCauley, Terry O’Neill, Aidan Sullivan,
Humphrey Spender

2005 Darren Heath, Jenny Matthews, Steve McCurry, Martin Parr,
Denis Thorpe FRPS, Art Wolfe, Gus Wylie

2006 René Burri, Brian Griffin, Peter Marlow, Steve Pyke MBE, Yang Shaoming,
Tom Stoddart

2007 Nick Danziger, David Goldblatt, Dr Adam Hart-Davis, Barry Lategan,
Professor Deng Wei, Barry Senior

2008 John Chillingworth, Joe Cornish, Dr Peter Magubane, Dr Daniel Meadows,
Zed Nelson, Ben Osborne

2009 Harry Benson, Dorothy Bohm, Simon Crocker, Paul Graham,
Professor Jem Southam, Rosemary Wilman

2010 Sian Bonnell, Keith Cavanagh, Tom Hunter, Ken Lennox, John Reardon,
Stephen Shore

2011 Jason Bell, Stuart Blake, John Downing OBE, Simon King OBE, Bob Martin,
Mario Testino,  Roy Robertson

2012 Doug Allan. Ian Beesley, Rineke Dijkstra, Rinko Kawauchi, Sally Mann,
Tim Walker

2013 Giles Duley, Tim Flach, Peter Fraser, Jane Hilton, Simon Roberts FRPS,
Derek Birch