Ray Allen
Shallow Water
David Myles
Short Eared Own
Dave Airston
The Majestic Mount Everest
Warren Alani
The Village Dweller
Kaz Diller
Svalbard Trapping Hut
David Wheeler
The Nightwatchman
Paul Keene
Swan Landing at Dawn
Peter R Gennard
Waiting for the Train
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Welcome to one of the UK's largest photo clubs based near Birmingham, West Midlands.

Smethwick Photographic Society is a friendly and welcoming camera club with a varied programme for everyone.

Come along to our online Thursday lectures and workshops on Zoom while the club house is shut. Make friends, be part of a great community and participate in our specialist groups and monthly member competitions. Our aim is to encourage the enjoyment of photography and develop members’ skills whatever their level and kit.

Smethwick PS is turning 100! Celebrate with us in our centenary year.

What's On

Thursday Night Lecture

Digital Skills Series

Members' Competition

Read the Rules HERE and view previous images HERE.

Member Donations:

Outdoor Britain Competition

Enter images taken from January 2020 to October 2021

Capture Nature images from across the UK throughout the year. Three Sections: Scapes, Creatures and Plants.

SPS in a Nutshell

Main Events Programme

We run a varied Thursday Night Club Programme as well as a Digital Skills Series. There is something for everybody.

Member Galleries

Have a look at the galleries of some of our members. We have a great history of extremely diverse and high quality photography across all genres.

Join Us or Renew Membership

We are a friendly club open to anyone. Join us here or renew your membership here.
The membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December. Discounts for joining during the year are available.

46th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography

The 46th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography received more than 10,000 entries this year. Thank you for your entries! Awarded images can now be seen on our competition page here:

Member Updates

Opportunities and Results

  • June colour competition (pseudo print) is now open fo entries.
  • May Colour PDI Comp results now showing HERE
  • April Mono Competition results  are HERE
  • Results of the March Colour Comp can be seen HERE
  • Results of the first Colour competition HERE
  • Results of first Mono PDI 2021 HERE
  • Next club competition is Mono on 29th April
  • The results of last year’s  Nature Competition are showing HERE
  • You can see all the Nature images HERE
  • Results of the last years Outdoor Britain Competition can be seen HERE
  • Want to send new or updated Member Galleries? Have a look HERE for instructions.

IMAGES AWARDED IN LAST MEMBER COMPETITION

Awarded images of the May 2021 Colour PDI competition in random order.

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