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.

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

What’s On


The 45th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography will be open for entry on 3rd September 2019. For further details please head over to our competition page.

This Week at SPS

Thursday 22nd August–Programme change, Charles Ashton will now be visiting on a later date TBA. So, on Thursday there will be a special ‘Pre Opening’ show of the accepted PDI’s from the 70th Midland Salon, the Midland Salon Exhibition officially opens next Saturday 24th August at 1pm, See details below. 

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

Latest News

Current Member Opportunities

  • Entry for the 1st Monthly PDI competition now open, click on the blue entry button in the right hand side bar.
  • Results of the first Mono Print Competition are HERE
  • Members Annual Exhibition see members award images  
  • Results and images now showing for the Nature competition HERE
  • 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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