Welcome to Smethwick Photographic Society.

We are one of the UK’s largest camera clubs based in Smethwick, Birmingham. We hope you enjoy having a look around and welcome any feedback – please leave it using the form at the bottom of this page.

Great News! Smethwick won first Place in the prestigious  PAGB PDI 2019 Championships at Warwick  Saturday 13th July. You can see the results and final images by clicking the button.
Update: We get a mention in Photography News latest edition; see our ‘news’ page

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Gallery currently showing: Awarded images in the 1st PDI Monthly Competition. The images’ order is randomised.

What’s On


The 45th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography is now open for entry. For further details please head over to our competition page.

This Week at SPS

Thursday 19th September–We have “A Project based approach to Photography” by David Keep, David has been very successful in the exhibition circuit so we can expect to see some wonderful images in this interesting talk.

Doors: 7pm, programme begins at 8pm.
Entry fee: £3 for members, £4 for non-members.

One of David’s wonderful images

Latest News

Current Member Opportunities

  • On Thursday October 17th we have David Lowe refereeing an evening of “Sport for All” Presenting members prints and PDI’s of YOUR sporting images, so please let David know of your contribution.
  • Awards for the 1st Monthly PDI competition can be seen HERE.
  • Results of the first Mono Print Competition are HERE
  • Start preparing your entry for our next monthly competion; Colour prints to be judged by Sandie Cox
  • Don’t forget, we have a ‘fun’ competition in December for images captured with your mobile phone — NO sections, NO categories.
  • We have a new competition for the whole of 2019 entitled ‘OUTDOOR BRITAIN’: landscapes, nature, gardens etc. Images must be taken in 2019 and will be judged next January. Full details can be found HERE, get snapping!
  • Want to send new or updated member galleries? Have a look HERE for instructions.

Inside SPS




Currently closed National / International Competitions


Midland Mono Closed

AV Awards


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