David Wheeler
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Tim Pile
Barbara Hawthorne
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Philippa Wheatcroft
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Graham Hales
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Geraldine Stephenson
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Mike Sharples
David Keele
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46th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography

The 46th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography, one of the UK’s Premier International Exhibitions, is now closed for entry. Click through to the competition page here:



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 ‘virtually’ to our online Thursday lectures and workshops on Zoom while covid prohibits face-to-face meetings. 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. We will be celebrating our 100th year in 2021!

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.

Member Updates

Opportunities and Results

  • Final Colour PDI results can be seen HERE
  • The Results of the Mono PDI  on 29th October can be seen HERE
  • Cumulative tables for this current “online” competition 2020 season can be seen HERE
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE. The November PDI will be Colour, The phone competition planned for December will now be a Mono PDI, therefore for this years championships we will have 4 Colour PDI and 3 Mono PDI to assess the final table.
  • The results of last year’s  Nature Competition are showing HERE
  • You can see all the Nature images HERE
  • Results of ALL the year’s monthly competitions can be found HERE
  • Results of the Outdoor Britain Competition can be seen HERE
  • Want to send new or updated Member Galleries? Have a look HERE for instructions.


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