Pro Photographers

Recognised across the world as a benchmark of excellence, our tiered qualification structure offers photographers continual professional development.

There are three qualifications, each reflecting increasing levels of experience, skill and achievement; Licentiateship, Associateship and Fellowship.

The route to Qualification is usually via the Provisional Membership route which gives you 12 months to submit your portfolio.

Download a copy of our brochure here and visit our
Qualification Pages for all the information you need on how to achieve your BIPP Qualification.


 Are you….

  • Interested in photography, but not ready to turn it into a business?
  • Working in the photography industry and would like to keep in touch with what’s happening?            
  • Not interested in turning pro, but appreciate the beauty and skill behind great images, and would like some feedback on your pictures.
  • Interested in taking a professional qualification in two years, rather than one?

If so, the BIPP Friends Membership could be for you.

Download a copy of our Friends' brochure here.


For more information about becoming a BIPP Student Member, as well as information on BIPP Approved  and Affiliated Colleges and courses, visit our Student's Area. 

Qualification Guides, Forms, and Print Offers

Download the BIPP Qualification Guides, as well as application forms for qualification, and information on the latest offers for printing your portfolio here.