The Royal Photographic Society Distinctions are recognised as the most prestigious in the photographic world. The Fellowship, is the highest level of the Society’s Distinctions and only Associates of The RPS may apply.
Applied: (formally known as Professional & Applied)
Photography which has a specific end purpose or use. This by definition includes all professional photography as well as many other disciplines such as: documentary, portraiture, theatrical, record, architectural, wedding, visual journalism, astronomy and palaeontology.
All applications for the Associate and Fellowship Distinctions of the Society will be assessed against the criteria set out in the Distinction Guidelines.