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The Royal Photographic Society was established in 1853. It is an educational charity that exists to promote photography and to encourage public appreciation of photography. Membership is open to all people who are passionate about photography, irrespective of experience or knowledge. Find out more about joining our membership


To celebrate the centenary year of women’s suffrage in the UK The RPS launched their own campaign Hundred Heroines to honour one hundred photographic heroines, past and present. The final Hundred Heroines were announced on 14 December


The heroines will be part of a landmark exhibition and receive a specially minted medal – the Margaret F. Harker Medal


The RPS is extremely proud to support 209 women, an initiative which champions the visibility of women in parliament and in photography.

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