Welcome to the Society of International Media & Press Photographers Membership FAQs
Please find below some frequently asked questions, but if your query is not answered, please do contact us. Thank you.
Professional membership is £12.50 a month, we also offer Enthusiast at £10 a month and Digital at £6.25 a month, there is also concessions for retired, student and corporate members.
The easiest way to pay is via our website
Alternatively, payment can be made over the phone at +44 1745 356935 by a credit / debit card or via Direct Debit.
If you wish to pay by cheque, please make it payable to B.P.P.A. Limited and send it to the following address: The Societies of Photographers, Clwyd Chambers, Clwyd Street, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 3LA, UK. Please ensure all cheques are accompanied with your full name and address.
You can renew your membership online at our website or by telephone on +44 1745 356935.
To change your Direct Debit details, please contact the Membership Department, or phone at +44 1745 356935 to change your details.
Please contact the Membership Department, stating your membership number (if known) and old and new contact details and we will update our records.
All you need to do is fill in this form and one of the team will update your details. Changes may take up to 3 working days.
To transfer or add Societies, please contact the Membership Department quoting your membership number and the Society you wish to transfer to or add. Please note with the professional membership you can join unlimited Societies, with all of the other membership levels you can join one Society. To upgrade your membership please contact the Membership Department.
Yes, professional membership you can join unlimited Societies, with all of the other membership levels you can join one Society. To upgrade your membership please contact the Membership Department.
Please contact the Membership Department, stating your membership number (if known) and request to resign with your full name and address. We will then action this and confirm.
First, please check your junk/spam folders. However, we may not hold your current email address. Please contact the Membership Department stating your preferred email address, membership number, full name and address and stating that you are happy to receive email communications from us.
To unsubscribe from future emails please use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in any email communication we send you. For any other question regarding communication permissions or the data we hold about you, please contact our Head Office.
Professional Imagemaker is published six times a year. The magazines months are:
December - January
February - March
April - May
June - July
August - September
October – November
Yes - qualified members may use our logo which states that they are a qualified member of the Society they belong to. Please contact the Membership Department to request your Qualified Logo.
Mentoring Reports usually takes 4-6 weeks to come back, though this depends upon the volume of submissions that we have at any one time.
Please contact us with the details of the photographer, so we can check our records.
Yes, please find the relevant information below:
HSBC SORT CODE: 401912
Overseas bacs transfer IBAN: GB59HBUK40191251307681
Members can use the forum as part of their membership. We have a dedicated section on the forum for members who wish to sell their unwanted photographic equipment. Though once the equipment has been sold, we would appreciate if you could update your listing.
Yes, all you need to do is contact us and request for your page to altered to a partial listing, one of the team will then update your details. Changes may take up to 3 working days.
Please use the password reminder system, using the email address you registered with.
Should you experience any more problems, please contact the head office.
Results are announced after judging has taken place via our Blog, websites and social media also via emailed newsletter. Judging is completed on the 1st 2 working days unless advised differently.
Please make sure your files are under 2MB and under 2000 pixels on the longest side.