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Joining the SPS Family

The Southeastern Photographic Society (SPS) was formed in 1976 by photography students at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and has grown steadily to its current membership of around 200 amateur and professional photographers, nearly 1900 followers on Meetup, and over 500 followers on Facebook.

Paid members are eligible to submit images into the monthly competitions, compete in the annual “Photographer of the Year” contest, regularly participate in the monthly "Learnshops" and our gallery shows and attend various other members-only workshops and field trips.

Membership dues are $30/year for individuals or $40/year for families. New memberships paid between April and September will be discounted, and if you join between October and December you will receive credit for the following year.

Guests are always welcome to attend our "first Friday" monthly club meetings that feature presentations covering a wide variety of genres and themed photo reviews/competitions with critique by competent judges.

If you are not yet an SPS member and have an interest in photography at any level, please come by as our guest and see what we're all about! The “first Friday” club meetings and the “Learnshops” are held at:

Clairmont Presbyterian Church
1994 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033
(At the intersection of Clairmont and N. Druid Hills Roads) (map)

(NOTE: This is NOT our mailing address)

Membership has its privileges!

  • Monthly club theme competition and image critiques
  • Monthly "Learnshop" classes covering workflow, editing, lighting and more
  • Participation in gallery shows around town throughout the year
  • Mentoring workshops
  • Exclusive member discounts at Showcase Photo & Video and other club sponsors
  • Other member-only workshops and events.

For your convenience you can print a copy of the application form. Complete the form and either bring it with you to one of our meetings or mail it to SPS at the address shown on the application.
New Membership Application-03.pdf

We look forward to your joining the SPS family!

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
2018 Competition Point Standings May 8, 2018 5:48 PM SPS President - Greg C.
2018 SPS Competition Themes November 6, 2017 12:17 PM Carl F.
SPS Image Review March 30, 2017 10:44 AM Carl F.
Online Membership Registration December 3, 2016 12:10 PM Carl F.
Resizing your image for digital competition June 16, 2017 5:35 PM Carl F.
Competition Point Standings May 8, 2018 12:58 PM SPS President - Greg C.
Directions to Clairmont Presbyterian Church July 4, 2015 1:37 PM Elton S.
Photography Opportunities and Workshops October 12, 2014 8:37 AM Stan K.
Joining the SPS Family January 5, 2016 7:44 AM Carl F.
Complete Competition Rules February 2, 2017 8:58 AM Nancy C.
About The Southeastern Photographic Society Meetup January 6, 2018 12:12 PM Carl F.

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