Welcome to the Hampstead Photographic Society Website
Northwest London’s Premier Photographic Club
Get involved in the captivating world of photography at our friendly community.
With a rich heritage dating back to 1937, we have established ourselves as Northwest London’s premier photographic club. Whether you’re an aspiring photographer or a seasoned professional, we invite you to join our dynamic society.
Discover a wide range of opportunities to enhance your skills, explore new techniques, and find your creativity. In addition to our informative sessions, HPS offers exciting field trips to interesting locations in small groups arranged through our “buddy-up” scheme, providing opportunities to practice your skills in real-world settings.
Our season, spanning from September to June, is filled with inspiring events, captivating exhibitions, engaging workshops and competitions. Connect with fellow photography enthusiasts who share your passion and embark on a journey of artistic growth.
No matter your level of expertise, Hampstead Photographic Society offers a welcoming environment where everyone’s perspective is valued. From insightful critiques to supportive discussions, our members thrive in an atmosphere of camaraderie and mutual learning. You’ll find inspiration and guidance as you refine your craft and capture the moments that matter.
Membership of the Hampstead Photographic Society is open to anyone with an interest in photography – beginners or professionals. The annual subscription is ONLY £65 for all 40 meetings (reducing as the season progresses). We welcome visitors – admission is £5 per meeting (refunded on joining).
Join The Hampstead Photographic Society
We extend a warm invitation to join our esteemed society, with an opportunity to be part of a community that celebrates the power of visual storytelling. Whether you’re eager to participate in our captivating programme, showcase your talents in friendly competitions, explore our inspiring galleries, or become a valued member of our society, we look forward to embarking on this photographic journey with you.
Come and unlock your creative potential with the Hampstead Photographic Society. Together, let’s capture the world through our lenses and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Join us today and continue your photographic journey today.
The Hampstead Photographic Society 2023/24 Programme
Our carefully curated programme offers an inspiring lineup of talks, workshops and events designed to ignite your creativity and expand your photographic horizons.
Experience the power of visual storytelling through engaging discussions on photojournalism, the art of photography, urban/street photography, and travel photography. Learn from renowned photographers and industry experts as they share their insights and techniques, providing valuable inspiration for your own photographic journey.
In addition to our informative sessions, HPS offers exciting field trips to picturesque locations, providing opportunities to practice your skills in real-world settings. Join our friendly critique sessions, where you can share your work and receive constructive feedback from fellow members, fostering growth and improvement.
Whether you’re a professional photographer or just starting out, HPS welcomes enthusiasts of all levels. Connect with a community of passionate photographers, exchange ideas, and embark on a creative adventure together.
Find Your Creativity Through Tutorials
Step into the realm of digital photography mastery with the Hampstead Photographic Society (HPS). Our esteemed members possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise in digital techniques, and we are dedicated to sharing our insights with you.
Join us for captivating tutorials that will ignite your creativity and empower you with invaluable skills to elevate your digital photography to new heights. Explore innovative tips, discover unique tricks, and immerse yourself in the captivating world of digital imagery.
Become Part of Our Vibrant Community with Members’ Evenings
At HPS, we value the power of collaboration and learning from one another. Our welcoming members’ evenings provide the perfect platform for photographers of all levels to come together, exchange ideas, and seek guidance.
Engage in stimulating conversations, gain valuable insights, and foster meaningful connections within our passionate community. Whether you’re a beginner or professional, our members’ evenings are a supportive space where inspiration and knowledge flourish.
Showcase Your Talent in Exciting Competitions
Ready to put your skills to the test and gain recognition for your outstanding work? HPS organizes regular competitions that provide a thrilling opportunity to exhibit your talent. Our competitions are judged by esteemed external specialists who bring a fresh perspective and expert eye to assess your submissions.
Embrace the challenge, display your artistic vision, and see your photography shine on the stage of friendly competition. Join us in celebrating the diverse and captivating world of photography through our exciting competitions.