Joining DAPA Group
Please read, in full, before registering for group membership.
DAPA Group membership is open to residents of the United Kingdom only.
In November, 2007 several group members expressed the wish to further their photographic experience beyond what was then just a small Flickr group. In January 2008 the group applied for and successfully gained membership to the Midland Counties Photographic Federation (MCPF), which is affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB).
As a group we welcome all UK photographers, beginners or advanced who have an interest in photography. Our current membership has a wealth of experience, many now hold distinctions with National and International organisations and are only too willing to pass on their knowledge and experience to others.
Our members capture a wide variety of subject matter and styles. From landscape and natural history studies to portrait and figure work, from still life to abstract, and from street photography to travel.
To offset the cost of running our group you will be subject to a one time only joining fee of £20.00, plus an annual membership subscription fee of just £15.00. These fees are payable at the time of joining and your subscription renewable on the 30th November thereafter.
Upon receipt of your application you will be sent an invoice for your membership fee and subscription. If your invoice remains un-paid for a period of seven days after registration, we will take the decision that you are no longer interested in becoming a member and your name, along with your contact details, will be removed from our register and your membership to the group cancelled.
Dual Membership: There is nothing in the DAPA Group rule book that prevents photographers from being a member of another camera club, or indeed another photographic federation. However, if you do happen to belong to another club or another federation we would very much like you to declare them at the time of joining.
As a regular DAPA Group member you will have unlimited access to the groups discussion forum, including information relating to all BPE, PAGB and FIAP distinctions. Our forum offers a complete list of all BPE approved exhibitions as well as a comprehensive list of all UK International and many Overseas International exhibitions with FIAP and PSA patronage.
We also organise regular monthly group outings, which are also open to non-members or friends of the group. In addition to this we also offer a group mentoring system to aid and improve your exhibition success rate.
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