20240330 210226 0000 - 2024 Canon/Visa pour l'Image Photojournalist Grant for Exceptional Women Photographers

2024 Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant for Exceptional Women Photographers

Introduction to the Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photo journalist Grant

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant, marking the twenty-fourth consecutive year of this esteemed collaboration.

Canon and Visa pour l’Image proudly continue the tradition of honoring excellence in the field of photojournalism by presenting the prestigious Canon Female Photojournalist Grant.

This grant serves as a tribute to an exceptional photographer whose work has made significant contributions to the realm of photojournalism.

The selected recipient of this grant will receive a financial award of €8,000. This grant is intended to provide crucial support for the development of a compelling new project.

The chosen project will have the opportunity to be showcased as an exhibition at the 2025 festival, offering a platform for the photographer’s work to reach a wider audience and make a meaningful impact.

The grant not only serves as recognition of the recipient’s past achievements but also as an investment in their future endeavors. It aims to empower female photographers to pursue their creative visions and continue their invaluable contributions to the field of photojournalism.

By providing financial assistance and a platform for visibility, the grant encourages innovation and excellence in storytelling through visual imagery.

The Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant represents a commitment to fostering diversity and gender equality within the field of photojournalism.

The grant offers photographers an exclusive chance to pursue their passion projects, amplifying their voices and catalyzing positive change through impactful visual storytelling.

It acknowledges the unique perspectives and narratives that female photographers bring to their work, enriching the industry with their distinct voices and insights.

Photographers who wish to apply for the grant are invited to submit their proposals, showcasing their dedication to advancing the art and practice of photojournalism.

The grant presents a unique opportunity for photographers to pursue their passion projects, amplify their voices, and inspire positive change through the power of visual storytelling.

Application conditions

The conditions are as follows:

– Completion of at least one photo-reportage (published or unpublished).

– Professional photojournalist status.

– Proficiency in spoken and written French and/or English.

Application Submission:

1. Signed application form.

2. Copy of the Applicant’s identity card or passport.

3. Affidavit confirming the candidate’s professional photojournalist status (attestation of honor from the photographer, agency, or newspaper).

4. Curriculum vitae.

5. Anonymous letter of support for the application, including a description of the photo-reportage project (maximum 1 typed page), ensuring no identification of the candidate.

6. Projected budget for the photo-reportage project to be funded by the Grant, with approval required for any additional partners by Canon and Images Evidence.

7. Photo-reportage submission consisting of 10 to 20 pictures in black and white or color. Specifications for image files:

   – Format: .jpg

   – Resolution: Low resolution

   – Captions written in the File Info field

   – No copyright mention in the IPTC files

   – Only JPEG format accepted (no TIFF or PSD)

   – Maximum image size: 3 MB

   – Each picture file numbered sequentially (01, 02, 03, etc.) in the preferred order of presentation to the jury, without mentioning the photographer’s name.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Canon/Visa pour l’Image Photojournalist Grant


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