Members receive a free copy of each issue of Studies in Photography, the Society’s biannual journal, as well as our monthly e-newsletter with exclusive content. Members also enjoy free attendance at functions and events organised by the Society, including the annual Photographer’s Lecture, the Annan Lecture, and Gallery 525 talks and previews.

Members can access exclusive content in our Member’s Area, the access details for which are included in our members’ newsletters.

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UK Schools and Colleges Special Membership

Schools, colleges and their staff in the UK (SQA/RQF/CQFW) can enjoy a special educational membership rate of £15 per year. Please select ‘Student Membership,’ but also provide details of your organisation, when filling out the membership form.

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You may simply be interested in subscribing to Studies in Photography; an annual subscription to Studies in Photography ensures that you receive your copies of the journal as soon as they are published. The next issue is due out in March 2021. 

 UK Individual subscription – £24 plus postage

Overseas individual subscriptions- £24 plus postage