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Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF)
Backwell Camera Club is a member of this organisation which covers the South West of England. Visit their site for details of WCPF events and contact information for other WCPF camera clubs.
www.wcpf.org.uk
 
The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB).
Co-ordinates specific activities for photographic clubs in England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland through geographical regions known as Federations and also gives awards for photographic merit. The WCPF is one of the federations forming the PAGB.
www.thepagb.org.uk
 
Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique
(International Federation of Photographic Art) (FIAP).
An international federation which affiliates as ordinary members the national associations of photography. Its purpose is the promotion of photographic art. The PAGB is one of the national associations belonging to FIAP.
www.fiap.net
 
The Royal Photographic Society (RPS).
Aims to promote excellence in the art and science of photography. Membership is by individual subscription. Gives awards for photographic merit.
www.rps.org
 
The Film and Video Institute (IAC).
This organisation supports film and audio visual production and events and supplies copyright and performance licences.
www.theiac.org.uk

To show audio visual presentations in public, Club members should use Royalty Free Music or obtain the 3 licences available in the IAC scheme.