What We Do (and why you should join us!)

Words and Pictures from the Outdoors sums up what the OWPG is all about. We are the only UK-based association of media professionals working largely or entirely on outdoor subjects.

To be more specific, according to our Constitution, members must be: “actively and professionally involved in sustainable activities in any outdoor setting”.

Our membership represents a tremendous body of experience and expertise covering almost every conceivable field of activity and all corners of the globe. We’ve been there, seen it, got the T-shirt, and in more than a few cases the scars, to go with it. And of course we’ve got the words and pictures too.

Our Guild Magazine is Outdoor Focus (click link for recent issues), and offers a wide variety of industry-related professional articles.

You can also browse through individual members’ profiles or search for specific locations, activities and skills in our directory of members.

For further information of who we are, and what we do, click the relevant button below:

For Individual Members:

Benefits include promotion and marketing, networking (information, inspiration, advice and work opportunities); discounts, facilities and access benefits; detailed advice on contracts and other professional issues; and lots more.

Click “Join Us?” below for more detail:

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For Outdoors Organisations:

We offer the means for our members to get to know you better, to join in discussions together in our private forums, to meet guild members at our events, to give an easier conduit between members and the trade.

Click “Become an Associate?” below for more information: