Members Biennial 2015

  • Louis Smith

    by Mark Aspland HonFRPS

  • Girl with Teacups

    by Caroline Fraser

  • Intertwined

    by Linda Wride ARPS

This year saw RPS member Steve Jones LRPS receive the Gold Award for his striking image of a young Lusitano stallion leaping. The exhibition opened in Bristol in January 2015 and toured nationwide until early 2016.

Nearly 3,300 images, covering a range of genres and styles of photography were submitted to the 2015 Members' Biennial competition (rps-biennial.org), which toured the UK in 2015/16.


Award Winners:

Gold Award: Steve Jones LRPS
(UK), Joie de Vivre 
Silver Award: Marc Aspland HonFRPS (UK), Louis Smith
Bronze Award: Boguslaw Maslak (UK), Last Taxi Home

View the selected exhibition


Exhibition Tour Dates:

9 – 31 Jan 2015 The Grant Bradley Gallery  Bristol
14 Feb - 1 Mar 2015 The Harlequin Gallery Watford, Herts
6 Mar – 30 Apr 2015 Artcell Gallery Cambridge
5 – 31 May 2015 Smethwick Photographic Society Oldbury. W. Midlands
26 June – 8 Aug 2015 Arts Centre Washington Tyne and Wear
2 – 30 Oct 2015 Hull International Photography Festival E. Yorkshire
21 Nov - 16 Jan 2016 The Civic, Barnsley, S. Yorkshire

View photos from the exhibition opening night at The Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol, in our Facebook album.

2015 Selectors:

Robert Albright FRPS, RPS Trustee
Robert Gates ARPS, RPS Trustee
Tessa Mills FRPS, Distinctions Panel Member
Steve Smith FRPS, Distinctions Panel Member
Monica Weller FRPS, Distinctions Panel Member


The Members' Biennial Exhibition is a free competition open to all RPS Members. Opportunities available to enter your work, including the Members' Biennial, are listed online under competitions.

For further information contact: Exhibitions Department

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Members Biennial 2015

RPS Journal Feature on Successful Images

From January 2015 of The RPS Journal

Selected photographers, including the gold and silver recipients, talk about their successful entries.

Jan 2015
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