Membership Benefits

Being a member of the Hobart Photographic Society provides you with a number of benefits to support you through your growth as a photographer, as well as social opportunities with fellow members.

You can have access to all this for the low membership fee of $40 per year for a single! There are also discounts for student, pensioner and family membership holders.

Club Meetings

The club monthly meetings are a great opportunity to get together with other like minded photographic enthusiasts.  The meetings are also a good chance to socialise with fellow members with a cuppa!

  • meet other photographers
  • share information on photography
  • expand your photographic knowledge
  • ask technical photographic questions

Private Facebook Groups

Private Facebook groups are available for all members to join. These groups link together a community of local photographers and include places to:

  • share photos
  • keep up to date with club activities
  • ask for constructive criticism
  • buy, sell and trade photography equipment
  • ask for technical advice
  • enter challenges
  • and much more!

Portrait Interest Group

Portrait Interest Group is available for all members to join with an additional annual fee. This sub-group of the Hobart Photographic Society is open to members and modelling groups, dance groups and individuals to provide subject talent.

Annual exhibition

The Club conducts an annual photographic exhibition at various venues around Hobart including the Waterside Pavilion located in Hobart’s historic waterfront and Social in the Salamanca Arts Centre. The exhibition is open to the public and entry to the exhibition is free.  This is a opportunity for members to showcase their work and learn about the process of preparing their images for printing.

The photographic exhibition for 2023 was held Friday 17th March through to Wednesday 29th March, For more information see;

2023 Photography Exhibition

2023 Photography Exhibition Wrap Up

2023 Photography Exhibition Prize Winners

Exclusive events

Regular events are organised exclusively for club members. Past events have included member’s only access to Government House, exclusive access to Baskerville Raceway, a BBQ for members and family and The Hamilton Show.  Excursions are promoted on the Club’s private Facebook pages.

To see some of the recent club events and excursions, check out the Excursions gallery.


Photographic Excursions

Members regularly organise photographic excursions to places of interest. Excursions cover a wide range of photographic genres and activities and are a wonderful opportunity to meet other members and share knowledge and experience.

To see some of the events and excursions the club has held recently, check out the Excursions gallery.

Photographic Workshops

Workshops are available to attend but are not included in membership fees. Previous workshops have included:


  • Textures blending and masking
  • Fundamentals of Selections

Member Discounts


Current members are eligible for discounts:

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To join up the the Hobart Photographic Society, follow the instructions on the Membership Application page

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