'The Iris' is published by the Nature Group of the RPS three times a year.
It is sent free to all Nature Group members, using address labels provided by the RPS Membership Dept. in Bath. Any member not receiving their copy should contact that department, so that their name appears on a label in the future. However the Nature Group's Secretary will be pleased to post single copies to members who have failed to receive them.
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Also, subscription cost of 'The IRIS' for non-members of the RPS / Nature Group is £18. Please contact the Nature Group's Secretary for more details.
Copy and publication dates are as follows:
Spring Copy deadline 20th December - Published early March
Summer Copy deadline 30th April - Published early July
Winter Copy deadline 31st August - Published early November
All contributions should be submitted to the Editor. Items covering any aspect of nature photography and/or natural history are welcomed, including reviews on equipment and relevant books.
Copy should be sent as .txt or .doc files by email or on CD. Please do not send hand written copy.
Digitally captured photographic images are preferred but scanned transparencies are also acceptable. Images (whether vertical or horizontal) should be supplied on CD as sRGB Tiff files, 6"x4" at 300 ppi (1800 x 1200 pixels, file size approx. 6.17MB.
No payment will be made for material used and whilst every care will be taken, neither the Editor, the Nature Group Committee nor the Printers can accept liability for any damage that may occur to photographic material submitted.
The views expressed within 'The Iris' are solely those of the contributor and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Group Committee or the Editor.
Following are downloadable articles that have been published in previous issues of 'The Iris':
A Camera on the farm - Alan Potts FRPS
Alpine Flowers of the Swiss Alps - Mark Monckton ARPS
Bird photography in Bulgaria - Mike Lane FRPS
Butterflies of Estonia - Trevor Davenport ARPS
Cornish Rockpools - Jack Perks
Damsels at Dawn - John Bulpitt FRPS
Irruption of White Satin Moths - Trevor Davenport ARPS
Looking local for your wildlife pictures - Richard Revels FRPS
My Local Patch - Fiona Mackay ARPS
Photographing Hoverflies in the wild - John Bebbington FRPS
Short-eared Owls at Wicken Fen - Richard Nicoll ARPS
Speyside - Richard Revels FRPS
The Lammermuir Hills - Ron McCombe ARPS
The Wonder of Waxcaps - Tony Bond FRPS
Treasures of the Sefton Coast - Trevor Davenport ARPS
Using a Tilt and Shift lens - Richard Revels FRPS
Wild about Essex - Charles Joseph