VIRTUAL EVENT: 1ST – 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021

CANON STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The 2021 edition of the Canon Student Development Programme has concluded for this year. Sign up now to be the first to hear about when applications for the 2022 programme will open!
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Canon Student Development Programme

Learn from the best

In 2021 over 200 students from across Europe, Middle East and Africa were selected to have their portfolios reviewed by some of the most influential names in the world of photography. These students gained feedback on how to improve their skills and advance further in their careers.

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    Unrivalled support

    During the summer, students were partnered with a professional mentor, where they received tailored insights and guidance ahead of their virtual Group Portfolio Reviews in September.

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    Inspirational talks

    Open to all, a four day programme of captivating online lectures saw renowned photographers and industry experts, from some of the world’s leading publications and agencies, give advice, share knowledge and offer ideas worth spreading to emerging professionals.

  • Don’t miss out!

    If you missed out this year – don’t be disappointed. Sign up now to be alerted for the next edition.

  • Canon Future Focus

    Canon Future Focus

    The student programme focused on making you a professional. Join the community to hear about upcoming activities launching later this year.

    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.

  • ARTICLE

    How to pitch to photo editors – insider tips

    Want to get published? Three professional photo editors reveal the dos and don'ts of successful story pitching.

  • EVENTS

    Experts share how to impress with your photography portfolio

    A top magazine editor provides her tips on preparing the perfect photography portfolio, from the images you choose to the design of the portfolio itself.

  • EVENTS

    Students’ views on the future of photojournalism

    The next generation of photojournalists met Magnum photographers at Visa pour l’Image and shared their hopes and plans for their futures.

  • Events

    Pro business advice for breaking into photojournalism

    Leading photojournalists and photo editors share their tips for making a career in the industry.

  • Events

    Expert tips for developing and editing a story

    Do you know when a photo story is complete? What it takes to get it published? Find out here...

  • Events

    How important is video to a future photojournalist?

    With demand for video ever growing, how do the next generation of photojournalists feel about its creative uses and their ability to shoot it?

  • ARTICLE

    Photojournalists debate: what's keeping women out?

    At the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival, three Canon Female Photojournalist Award winners discuss the barriers women face.

  • Events

    When subjects become the storytellers: Unfiltered

    How Canon and the ICRC's Unfiltered project gives people in unstable areas the tools and training to tell their own stories through photography.

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    Students' views on the future of photojournalism

    How the next generation of photojournalists learnt from working professionals at Visa pour l'Image 2018.

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    A fast-aperture 35mm f/1.8 macro lens for wide-angle perspective, close focusing and Hybrid IS.

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    A compact, quiet and lightweight 50mm RF prime lens, with a wide f/1.8 aperture, perfect for harnessing your creative vision.

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    A revolutionary super telephoto lens that is compact and lightweight, ideal for wildlife, travel safari or trainspotting photographers.

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    RF 24-105mm F4L IS USM

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    A L-series fisheye zoom lens offering a choice of full frame or circular image and a wide angle of view.

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    Speedlite 600EX II-RT

    Take complete control even in the most demanding situations.

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