A few hints and observations to think about when going for a photographic qualification

There are occasions where you don’t want to add a mount to an image but still give the illusion of one being there. This can be done in Photoshop by extending the size of the canvas to create

Associate Qualification – Creative Category I’ve been a member of the Royal Photographic Society since 2010 and gained my Licentiate a few months later. In the past year I have become the organiser for the Distinctions

In the previous 6 posts I have looked at reasons why you should aim for a photography qualification, how to select, print and panel your images, how to create a hanging plan and write a statement of intent, and what

Writing a Statement of Intent The Statement of Intent is like a  personal statement. It’s your opportunity to tell the Assessment panel what your submission is about and to detail the purpose, objective or intent of your work.

advisory-days

The benefits of attending an Advisory Day. Advisory days are intended to provide guidance to RPS members and non-members who are considering applying for a Distinction. They offer an opportunity for you to view

Creating a Hanging Plan / Contact Sheet The 2 most common ways of creating a contact sheet / hanging plan are using Lightroom or using Photoshop. To save confusion between the 2 methods I have done a separate blog post for each.

Creating a Hanging Plan / Contact sheet The 2 most common ways of creating a hanging plan are using LightRoom or using Photoshop. To save confusion between the 2 methods I have done a separate blog post for each.

Preparing a qualification panel Now that you’ve decided you’re going to print your qualification panel the next step is to think about selecting the images and how you’re going to present them.

Digital v Print Once you have decided to submit a body of work for critique at an Advisory day or for qualification on an Assessment day the next step is to think about how you’re going to present it. As the organiser of the

The importance of going for qualification Qualifications are described as a benchmark of excellence. There are three qualifications recognised by all the photography associations and societies; Licentiateship, Associateship and