Recent Ceremonies

Reviews of previous ceremonies including details of all the Award recipients and photographs of attendees.

Awards Ceremony 2018

Nan Goldin receives Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship

Awards Ceremony 2018→

RPS Awards 2017

Top names in art, science, film and publishing were honoured in the annual Royal Photographic Society Awards this evening in London.

RPS Awards 2017→

RPS Awards 2016

Top names in Fashion, Film and Publishing receive prestigious RPS Awards.

RPS Awards 2016→

RPS Awards 2015

The Society held its annual Awards ceremony on 16 September 2015 with the main awards going to Wolfgang Tillmans RA, Dr George E Smith and Dr Maria Morris Hambourg, along with bursary winners and those who have given service to the Society.

See pictures from the night→

RPS Awards 2014

At the 2014 ceremony Steve McCurry HonFRPS received The Society's Centenary Medal.

See more 2014 winners here→

RPS Awards 2013

The 2013 Awards honoured individuals from across the medium of photography and image-making.

RPS Awards 2013→


Laura Pannack

”Receiving the Vic Odden award was particularly meaningful as it was done by nomination. It was a delightful surprise that offered me the opportunity to meet and celebrate with some of my greatest inspirations. “

Laura Pannack, Vic Odden Winner 2012
Tim Webber HonFRPS

”It is a real honour to be awarded the Progress Medal that has previously been awarded to true greats.“

Tim Webber, Progress Medal Winner 2014