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Disabled Photographers' Society (DPS)

37 Orchard Close, New Barn, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7JP

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Organisation details

Membership is open to all people with a registerable disability regardless of photographic experience. The Society's prime function is to promote and encourage disabled people to take up photography as a therapeutic and rewarding pursuit.

They also 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 and factsheet for members and partially sighted photographers.

There is an annual membership fee and the Society is sponsored by Olympus.

Services offered:

  • Art
  • Clubs and classes

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This organisation was verified on 27 March 2018

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