September 3 to 8

Have a look at the calendar to see the program of the 2018 edition: meeting with the photographers, round table, conferences... It will be updated every day during the festival

Espace Canon

Palais des Congrès


Canon champions visual storytelling in the Canon Experience zone on the ground floor of the Palais des Congrès at Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan, 2017. Free entrance.

Canon, the global image brand, is proud to be partner with Visa pour l’Image - Perpignan, France, for the 28th consecutive year and, at this year’s Festival of international photojournalism, will offer a program of inspirational events and activities to champion visual stories and those creating them.

The free Canon Experience zone, at the Festival headquarters in Perpignan’s Palais des Congrès, will showcase groundbreaking image technologies, and visitors will have an opportunity to try the latest Canon products, from capture to print. Canon will also host a biographical exhibition of the work of Michael “Nick” Nichols, Canon Master and National Geographic wildlife photographer.

For accredited photographers, expert technicians from Canon Professional Services (CPS) will be available to offer quick check-and-clean service of their Canon products. For pros, there will be an opportunity to take out the latest Canon cameras on loan. And all zone visitors can have a professional portrait taken by an Agence VU’ photographer.

Canon is committed to nurturing the next generation of photojournalists and is bringing 200 photography students from across Europe to Visa pour l’Image. In Perpignan they will participate in workshops, attend lectures, join guided exhibition tours, network with industry professionals and have their portfolios reviewed by Magnum Photos.

Free entrance for the professionals and the public, from Saturday September 2, to Saturday September 9, at noon.

For updates on everything Canon is doing at Visa pour I’Image-Perpignan, follow @CanonProNetwork on Twitter.