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British Institute of Professional Photography

The British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) is a not-for-profit organisation for professional photographers in the United Kingdom. Members must be qualified professionals, and agree to be bound by the BIPP's code of conduct[1].

The Institute was formed as The Professional Photographers' Association on 28 March 1901, at a meeting at a hotel in Fleet Street, and has since changed its name three times, including Institute of Incorporated Photographers.[2] From 100 members at its outset, the institute now has 3,000 members.

Organisational structureEdit

The Membership Services Advisory Board (MSAB) is made up of members put forward by their region. The MSAB are also responsible for choosing the Board of Directors.[3]


  1. ^ "Join the BIPP".
  2. ^ Hannavy, John, Images of a Century. The Centenary of the British Institute of Professional Photography 1901-2001, Ware: BIPP, 2001.
  3. ^ "The BIPP Team". Retrieved 2018-12-11.

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