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Canon Female Photojournalist Grant

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For the ninteenth year in a row, Canon and Visa pour l’Image will be presenting the prestigious Canon Female Photojournalist Grant to an outstanding female photographer in recognition of her contribution to photojournalism.

The grant (of €8,000) will be presented at the evening show on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The grant will provide funding to support a compelling new project which will be featured as an exhibition at the 2020 festival.
This year’s Visa pour l’Image festival will exhibit the work of the 2018 grantee Laura Morton on “University Avenue” reporting on income inequality in California’s Bay Area, in the shadow of Silicon Valley.

Download the 2019 rules and application form above. You have until May 20, 2019 to participate!

For further information:canon-grant@orange.fr

Award winners
  • 2018 Laura Morton
  • 2017 Catalina Martin-Chico
  • 2016 Darcy Padilla
  • 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