Disabled Photographers' Society (DPS)

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Membership is open to all people with a registerable disability regardless of photographic experience, also open to groups and Friends. The Society's prime function is to promote and encourage disabled persons to take up photography as a therapeutic and rewarding pursuit. Also to collect donated equipment, check and repair it if necessary, and redistribute it to members. The Society holds an Annual Exhibition which has a specific class for partially sighted people.

The Society also awards Licentiateship, Associateship and Fellowship for photographic excellence; researches methods of adapting equipment to the requirements of specific disabilities; publishes a quarterly In Focus magazine for members and fact sheet for partially sighted photographers. All information is available in several formats.

Annual membership fees: individual, £10; group, £25; friend, £15.

The Society is sponsored by Olympus.

Services offered:

  • Art
  • Clubs and classes

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  • This organisation was verified on 2 August 2016