The Royal Photographic Society Distinctions are recognised as the most prestigious in the photographic world. The Associate is the second level of The Society's Distinctions and is a significant step up from the first level, Licentiate.
Your Submission should have a theme which could relate, for example, to a journay from place to place; to aspects of a particular place - landscape, seacapes or architecture of the a region;to an event or activity carried out at a particular place; or to the poeple making up a community; Fore more details download the ARPS guidelines.
All applicants for Associate Distinction of The Society will be assessed against the criteria set out in the Distinction Guidelines.
It is essential to book onto an assessment day in order for your portfolio of work to be assesed.
It is important to book ahead of time. To book, please complete and return an ARPS application form. On receipt your assessment will be booked and you'll receive an email of confirmation.
Click to download ARPS application form
Click to download ARPS Guidelines