Discover the world's leading photojournalism festival, Visa pour l'Image, and how Canon will be supporting and celebrating the best in visual storytelling for the 34th consecutive year.
During Pro week, from 4th – 7th September 2023, Canon Europe will partner with Visa pour l’Image and host an exclusive programme of events and activities to champion visual stories and those creating them. Here are 5 things not to miss at Visa pour l’Image 2023.
Visitors will have an opportunity to get hands on with the latest Canon cameras and lenses and speak with product experts at the Canon space on the ground floor of the Palais des Congrès.
Expert technicians from CPS will be available for accredited photographers, providing a check-and-clean service of their Canon equipment. Professional photographers will also have an opportunity to take out the latest Canon cameras on loan.
During this year’s festival multi-award-winning documentary photographer and Canon Ambassador, Paolo Pellegrin, will showcase a selection of works from the “Visa Years”. 2022 Canon Female Photojournalist grant winner Natalya Saprunova, will also be displaying her grant winning project ‘The Evenki People’ custodians of the resources of Yakutia.
Canon and Visa pour l’Image will officially present the winners of the 2023 Canon Female Photojournalist and Canon Video Grant - Short Film Documentary. Each winner will receive €8,000 funding to support the completion of a photographic reportage which will be exhibited at the 2024 festival.
For the seventh successive year, Canon will be running its prestigious Student Development Programme. 30 aspiring photographers from across EMEA will be hosted for an exclusive programme comprising lectures, portfolio reviews and guided exhibition tours at Visa pour l’Image.
From inspirational exhibitions and revealing talks to product demonstrations and more, here you will find all the best Canon-related stories from the Perpignan event.
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Six diverse documentary photographers explain why the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant was a pivotal moment in their careers.
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Guerchom Ndebo's homeland has been under-represented in the media. At just 22 years old, he's changing that, shooting for the likes of Getty Images and AFP.
Meet the 2021 Canon Female Photojournalist Grant winner who will be documenting this vital service.
Leading photojournalists and photo editors share their tips for making a career in the industry.
With demand for video ever growing, how do the next generation of photojournalists feel about its creative uses and their ability to shoot it?
At the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival, three Canon Female Photojournalist Award winners discuss the barriers women face.
2018 Canon Female Photojournalist Award winner Laura Morton on capturing the similarities bridging wealth divides in two Californian cities.
Armenian photographer Anush Babajanyan wins this year's prestigious award to document families in the South Caucasus region.
We interview the 2017 Canon Female Photojournalist Award winner about her heartfelt project.
Photojournalists flocking to Visa pour l'Image can get free equipment checks and cleans through their Canon Professional Services membership.
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