The Societies Mission Statement

The aims of The Societies are to encourage high professional standards and ethics in photography by providing continued training programmes that will benefit the experienced professional along with the newcomer to the business. Through it's publications it encourages the development and discussion about all aspects of the business of photography and promotes the interests of photographers.

To provide a focused assessment of photographic and allied products, which are of specific interest to those who earn money from their photography and to provide essential information on radical changes in photographic capture, manipulation and output.
To encourage newcomers to the profession by providing support and ongoing print assessments, qualifications and competitions, in order to encourage and inspire them to achieve their ultimate goals

The organisation prides itself on cultivating friendship and understanding among photographers from all corners of the globe by having alliances with other International based Associations.

The Societies, Europe's fastest growing independent photographic organisation.
Corporate Partners
  • Aaduki Photographic Insurance
  • The Click Group
  • Photovalue
  • GFSmith print presentation have been supplying high quality products to the professional photographer for over 25 years
  • theimagefile - Online photographic sales solutions.
  • Lastolite - lighting equipment


  • The Mario Acerboni range of albums are all handmade with a world reputation for build quality.
  • album epoca
  • Professional photographic laboratory
  • Professional photo and video hosting for photographers and enthusiasts.
  • Developers of award-winning business management software for photographers.
  • Canon is a world leader in imaging products and solutions.
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