Welcome to Smethwick Photographic Society’s new website.

We hope you enjoy having a look around and welcome any feedback – please leave it using the form at the bottom of this page. We are currently experimenting with gifs (the animated bit at the top of the page) – let us know whether that causes issues or takes ages to load.

The website team Sandra (design & development) and John (webmaster).

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Gallery currently showing: Awarded images in the 3rd Mono Print competition in March 2019. The images’ order is randomised.

Programme schedule and open competitions



Results and awards for the Smethwick National AV Festival held on 13th-14th April will be announced soon.

This Week at SPS

Next Thursday 25th April we have the members annual Nature Competition.
This year the Novice and intermediate sections are being combined and together with the advanced section we can expect a great night of superb images. There are print and PDI sections and our own Barbara Lawton is the judge.

Doors: 7pm, programme begins at 8pm.

Entry fee: £3 for members, £4 for visitors.

First-Water Rail 0851-Philippa Wheatcroft

Last years winning PDI in the advanced section – Water Rail by Philippa Wheatcroft.

Current Member Opportunities

  • The next competition will be the Nature on 25th April and then the Members Annual on 16th May
  • Results and images now showing for the 3rd Mono Print competition HERE
  • The club monthly competitions are now completed and the full tables can be seen 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.

Currently closed National / International Competitions

AV Awards


Inside SPS





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