The Royal Photographic Society was founded in 1853 'to promote the Art and Science of Photography', a mission it continues to this day.
Membership is open to everyone interested in photography in the UK and throughout the world, be they amateur or professional, artist or scientist, young or old. Members may also join our special interest Groups within The Society. Events are also organised by UK Regions and overseas Chapters.
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© Subaquatic by Abbie Thompson
© Blacksmiths, By Roberto Huner
Mali, West Africa. The Dogon people live 180 miles south of Timbuktu on the cliffs of Bandiagara, which dominate the plains for over 150 miles. They speak approximately 120 dialects, many of which are not mutually comprehensible. Their ability to master and mold metal using fire makes the smiths mysterious wizards and in the Dogon belief they have elected conversation with the gods' celestial. The smiths transmit their profession by heredity. They may only marry within their own caste. Nikon D80 with 18-200mm lens.
© Unexpected Guest, By Sergey Anisimov
Reindeer breeding is probably one of the rarest professions. In our region, on Yamal, there are approximately 14, 000 man that live together with the herds of deers. These people in majority are “Nentsi” by nationality and are representatives of native population. They are very hardworking and hospitable. Russia, Yamal.
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