Welcome to Perthshire Photographic Society

Hi everyone! Welcome to the website of the Perthshire Photographic Society. That’s a rather formal sounding title, but let me assure you that we are a down to earth, friendly and welcoming group, and if you have an interest in photography we would like to meet you!

You do not have to be a photographic expert to join us! There are over 70 of us, with a wide range of skill levels from novice/ beginners to more experienced. We currently have a lot of newer members who are thoroughly enjoying the discoveries that come from learning how to use their cameras and how to edit their photos. Indeed, as well as the programme that you can see on this website, we can offer extra tuition to those who believe that it is of benefit to them. This tuition takes place during workshops, online Zoom talks and photo walks.

Why don’t you come and meet us? We meet weekly between October and March, at 7:30pm on Wednesday evenings, at the A K Bell Library in Perth. We usually meet in the Soutar Lecture Theatre, with our workshop evenings taking place in the former cafe space on the ground floor.

A Club Evening in the Soutar Lecture Theatre, with guest speaker, Helen Sloane,
stills photographer for “Game of Thrones”

Our programme of events has something for everyone, including presentations by some of the UK’s leading photographers.  We also have presentations from our own members, plus a variety of photographic workshops, and internal and external competitions.

In addition, we occasionally organise exhibitions and it’s fun, and rewarding, showing our work to the public!

Join Us

You are very welcome to come along for a couple of weeks, with no commitment, to meet us. That gives you the chance to decide if you like what you see! Please make sure that we know you are visiting and I will offer you my personal welcome. Or you can jump straight in with membership. Either way, go to the online form at How do I join? to register.

In addition to our weekly gatherings, we have a Facebook group – Perth Photo Forum – which provides an online place to learn from discussion of photography, by and for the people of Perth, Perthshire, Perth and Kinross, and surroundings, here in Scotland (Aussies, you’re too far away). Information about our informal photo outings will be posted to the Forum. These photo walks usually take place from April to September.

We look forward to meeting you!

Ian Mackay