Closing dates for Honours applications
Twice per annum on 25 January and 1 July
Results will be advised approximately two months after the closing date
The Honours Division controls the awards made to members in recognition of a high standard of photographic ability and/or service to PSSA and to photography in general.
Application is only open to full members of the Society. Anyone interested in applying for Honours may join at the same time as applying. Proof of status of current membership must be included with your application.
After successfully applying for your Honours you may list the relevant Honour after your name as long as you remain a fully paid up member of PSSA. All successful applicants may apply for an Honours e-badge which can be used on personal websites, letterheads, accreditation applications etc. as long as you remain a full member of PSSA. Application must be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you continue and achieve higher honours you only list the highest honour after your name, excluding Hon, (Dux) and (Vers) awards. The letters are listed without punctuation or parentheses. Refer – Honours Listing.
For the rules & regulations and all other aspects of honours and how to apply, click on the item below to download the information. As these items are periodically updated it is important that you download the latest version to make sure that you have the current requirements.
A set of Honours videos aimed at making the Honours process more easily understood are available on
Chair – Jill Sneesby Hon MPSSA, MPSSA, FPSSA(Dux), MFIAP, ESFIAP, FPSA
Francois Roux Hon MPSSA, MPSSA, EPSSA(Mille), AV-LPSSA, EFIAP
Charmaine Joubert FPSSA, DPSSA, EFIAP
Koot Marais MPSSA, FPSSA, EPSSA(Mille), APSSA(Vers)