Membership

How to Join!

 

Membership in the Wellington Photographic Society is open to anyone having an interest in any aspect of photography. Our membership is comprised of photographers of all different levels of experience and gear. We have members from all over the Wellington region, and we are the oldest established society in the Lower North Island.

The Wellington Photographic Society is open to all interested members and does not exclude members on the basis of skill level or experience!

We suggest you come and visit us at one of our meetings, We would be happy to show you what we do. If you’d like to join WPS please use the online application form below. Alternatively, you can download the membership application form and give the completed form to any of the committee members at any meeting, or post it to:

The Treasurer Wellington Photographic Society P.O. Box 1207 Wellington, 6140

Membership Benefits

So what do you get for your membership fees?

  • Hear exceptional New Zealand photographers talk about their work
  • Learn more about photography
  • Participate in special interest groups
  • Showing and discussing your work with others
  • Having your images critiqued by experts at club meetings
  • Take part in competitions, discussions, workshops and field trips
  • Participate in an annual exhibition featuring members’ images
  • Affiliate Membership of the Photographic Society of New Zealand
  • A chance to display your photos to other members and on the WPS website
  • Receive an electronic copy of Impact! – the WPS monthly newsletter
  • Field trips led by knowledgeable photographers
  • Attending workshops as a learning experience
  • Many enjoyable evenings socalising with other members over a cuppa

Prices The WPS yearly subscription fees for a full year are as follows.

Individual
$84per year
Student / Unwaged
$48per year

If you join the society midway through the year, you will pay a proportion of the year’s fees. As our financial year runs from 1 July to 30 June, new member’s initial subscriptions are proportional to the remainder of the financial year from the date when they joined. This means that new members will then pay $7 (waged) / $4 (student / unwaged) for each month in the first year. Here’s a table of fees to help you work how much to pay.

Individual
  • JULY - $84
  • AUGUST -$77
  • SEPTEMBER - $70
  • OCTOBER - $63
  • NOVEMBER - $56
  • DECEMBER - $49
  • JANUARY - $42
  • FEBRUARY - $35
  • MARCH - $28
  • APRIL - $21
  • MAY - $14
  • JUNE - $7
Student / Unwaged
  • JULY - $48
  • AUGUST - $44
  • SEPTEMBER - $40
  • OCTOBER - $36
  • NOVEMBER - $32
  • DECEMBER - $28
  • JANUARY - $24
  • FEBRUARY - $20
  • MARCH - $16
  • APRIL - $12
  • MAY - $8
  • JUNE - $4

The full subscription fee is due at the beginning of the next financial year (1 July). You can pay using one of the following payment methods below:

Payment Options


Internet Banking

This is our preferred way of paying. Please make sure you include your name in the ‘reference’ field when making the payment from your bank account. Our account details are:

 

Wellington Photographic Society Inc. ANZ, Wellington 06-0501-0347010-00

If you choose this option please email the treasurer informing them that your payment has been made.

Cheque

All cheques should be made payable to Wellington Photographic Society Inc and given to a committee member along with your completed membership application form or posted to:

 

The Treasurer Wellington Photographic Society P.O. Box 1207 Wellington, 6140

Member Registration