Canon seeks the best in photojournalism at Visa pour l’Image 2023

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 29th March 2023 – For the 23rd consecutive year, Canon Europe is partnering with Visa pour l’Image to award an €8,000 grant to an outstanding photographer in recognition of their contribution to photojournalism. The Canon Female Photojournalism Grant will support the completion of a photographic reportage, covering a social, economic, political or cultural subject matter. Applicants are encouraged to submit between 10 to 20 images demonstrating the intent of the project.

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The grant is run in conjunction with Canon’s long-standing partner Visa pour l’Image, one of the world’s leading photojournalism festivals. The winner will be officially awarded at this year’s festival, which takes place during September in Perpignan, France and their finalised project will be exhibited at the following year's festival. Entries will be judged by a jury of renowned industry experts.

Grant recipients from previous years include Natalya Saprunova (2022), Acacia Johnson (2021), Sabiha Çimen (2020), Anush Babajanyan (2019) and Laura Morton (2018).

The grant will be given to an individual, without any consideration of their nationality. Entry is free and open to professional photojournalists, with submissions closing on 17 May 2023.

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