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Rockin’ Rotterdam Exhibition and Book Launch

A contemporary project organised by the RPS BeNeLux Chapter has just launched its exhibition in Rotterdam. Rockin’ Rotterdam’s aim was to take one creative or interesting photo in every street within the Rotterdam ring road.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 11 Oct 2017

Parr’s Photobook collection now at Tate

A collection of Martin Parr's Photobooks form the exhibition "Iranian Photobooks: From Revolution to War" at Tate Modern.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Sep 2017

Digital Imaging Expo 2017

The RPS Digital Imaging Group are holding their “DI Expo 2017” in Birmingham in September 2017, with a range of speakers covering a broad spectrum of interests. There’s bound to be talk about equipment and technique but with the presenters known for shooting series of images there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss intent and emotion of theirs and your photography.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 04 Jul 2017

Contemporary SIG AGM 2017 - save the date!

Diary dates: The Contemporary SIG are planning to hold their AGM on Saturday 30th September 2017 along with a free event with contemporary photographers as speakers.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Jun 2017

A picture really is worth a 1000 words

Whatever you think about the science and politics of Climate Change the work of James Balog certainly makes you stop and think. The photography exhibition Extreme Ice illustrates how much the glaciers have melted over the last 15-20 years.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 07 May 2017

Must there be an image?

Do you go out on photography adventures without taking images?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 30 Apr 2017

Contemporary Conference Report - April 2017

Report and images from the Contemporary Special Interest Group’s conference in Birmingham, April 8th 2017.

Photo: Y21, Shangri-La County, Yunnan Province, Tibet. ©Yan Preston, with permission for RPS Contemporary Group blog use only.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Apr 2017

Format International Photography Festival 2017

The Format Festival of Photography is the largest festival of photography in the UK. It runs biennially and the 2017 event features work by 62 photographers showing at 22 venues across Derby and nearby. The festival patrons this year are the Royal Photographic Society and Brian Griffin HonFRPS.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 28 Mar 2017

Ready for the River?

“Tales of Two Rivers” features Yang Wan Preston and Polly Braden who will share their adventures with us. It’s now less than two weeks to go until the Contemporary SIG’s conference in Birmingham. Are you ready?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Mar 2017


A great idea for a project, take two completely different styles of images and create photomontages to highlight their differences and bring a subject to an unwitting audience.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Mar 2017