Canon Female Photojournalist Award


The winner of the 2018 Canon Female Photojournalist Award to be announced at this year’s Visa pour l’Image Festival

For the eighteenth year in a row, Canon and Visa pour l’Image will be presenting the prestigious Canon Female Photojournalist Award to an outstanding female photographer in recognition of her contribution to photojournalism. The presentation will be held at Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

The award-winning photographer will receive prize money of €8,000 to support a compelling new project which will then be featured as an exhibition at the 2019 festival. This year’s Visa pour l’Image festival will exhibit the work of the 2017 award-winner Catalina Martin-Chico (Cosmos) on the “baby boom” amongst women in Colombia who were previously FARC guerrillas.

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Award winners
  • 2017 Catalina Martin-Chico
  • 2015 Anastasia Rudenko
  • 2014 Viviane Dalles
  • 2013 Mary F. Calvert
  • 2012 Sarah Caron
  • 2011 Ilvy Njiokiktjien
  • 2010 Martina Bacigalupo
  • 2009 Justyna Mielnikiewicz
  • 2008 Brenda Ann Kenneally
  • 2007 Axelle de Russé
  • 2006 Véronique de Viguérie
  • 2005 Claudia Guadarrama
  • 2004 Kristen Ashburn
  • 2003 Ami Vitale
  • 2002 Sophia Evans
  • 2001 Magali Delporte