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Events Organised by SCPS Society and Contributors

300 logo with wordsSingapore Colour Photographic Society (SCPS) organises photographic events that involved the participation of photographers of members and non-members with the aim of promoting photography, help photographers in realising their potential, and support the advancement of photography as a craft and art form among the interest groups, societies and education bodies.

The events highlighted below are on-going routine and others are ad-hoc basis. SCPS encourages participants to suggest fresh activities that they may be interested and ways to organise them. Note that timing and description of events described below may change, as events depend on contributors and other factors, so please check with us to confirm to ensure you have the latest information. 

Monthly Committee Meeting 

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This routine gathering and meeting of SCPS Management Committee members is carried out once a month at the clubhouse. Any member wants to table or present issue should contact the Committee prior to the meeting (use the Contact Form of this website) to seek consent from the Committee.


SCPS50 Events 


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Major events in 2017:

⇒ The 24th SCPS International Salon 2017 was successfully completed. More results are on relevant Salon webpages of this site.

⇒ The SCPS 50th Anniversary Commemoration Photo Book was published in August 2017. Rules and guides (for reference) ... here.

⇒ Rules and guides (for reference) of the Salon 2017 Exhibitation (the Salon is closed)

Discussion and Critique 

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This weekly event is happening every Monday evening 7:30pm to around 10pm. Committee members would come, sometime with members to share topics of photographic activities, such as outing, equipment, image critique and Committee work. The event serves to meeting new members, and taking physical delivery of parcel of application for distinction award.

Tri-Annual Member Competition

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The Tri-annual photo competitions are open to members only.

The Tri-annual Members Competition will be organised 3-month in interval; usual in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarter of the year. Time at 2.00pm at the Club House. Members are welcome to view the judging. Details of the event will be sent to members when nearer to the competition. 

This coming members competition will be held on 10 December 2017, 2 pm at the SCPS Club House. Submission closing on 6 December 2017, image size not larger 1280 (W) X 800 (H) and sent as email attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Photographic Talk & Workshop

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SCPS and its Contributors routinly organise photographic talk, workshop or training to photographers of members and non-members who want to improve their photographic skills.

Stay tuned to this website for future talk and workshop. 

Studio Lighting Model Shoot 

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This event is members' favorite, open to all who can spend the Sunday afternoon taking close-shots of our Model in the Studio located inside our Clubhouse. Member $20 and non-member $30. The Studio Lighting Model Shoot, we used to call it is a monthly event happening on the last Sunday afternoon, 2pm to 4:30pm. Everything is provided, i.e. the lighting, arrangement, backdrop and the Model. All photographer needs to do is to come with the camera and trigger device.

Next Studio Lighting Model Shoot: detail to be confirmed.


SCPS International Salon - Results 

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SCPS International Salon has been a major event and in its almost 50 years since registered as a Society in 1967, 23 international salons were organised and the last one was in 2015.

The 24th SCPS International Salon was successfully completed. A total 4166 images uploaded and reviewed. 381 entrants from 54 countries. Total 1220 images accepted or 29.3% acceptance rate and 172 prizes awarded [].

This website for the Salon is ready and will be pleased to receive feedback and comments on participants' experiences.


Distinction Award Application 

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The SCPS Associateship (ASCPS) and Fellowship (FSCPS) are two proficiency awards open twice yearly for applicants to apply. The closing dates are in June and December. The last open for application was closed on 27 June, 2016 and the next one will be in December this year. Will update this website for the next application when nearer to the date.

The SCPS achievement awards are Exhibitor (ESCPS) and Honorary Exhibitor (Hon.ESCPS), and they are open to applicants at any time.