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Imaging for Good

Equipping people to harness the power of visual storytelling to spark positive change.

Storytelling for a
new generation

As a global imaging business, we have a responsibility to empower a new generation – helping them to develop their skills, firing their passion for imaging and inspiring them through the power of visual storytelling.


We equip them with the skills, tools and platforms they need to share their stories with the world and create new opportunities both for themselves and others in their communities.

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Empowering young people

Imagery can be incredibly powerful. It allows you to connect with an audience and bring people into your world. Watch the following videos to learn about the Young People Programme, which is giving young people a visual voice to talk about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and Miraisha, which supports the establishment of jobs in professional photography and the print sector by upskilling young adults in Africa.

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Imaging for Good Gallery

View some of the powerful images created through Canon’s international workshops.

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Event Calendar



Canon events empower people around the world to create and share the stories that can help them improve their lives and their commnunities.

We partner with the world’s leading photojournalism programmes, where important stories and those responsible for telling them are brought together and celebrated – our aim to shape and inspire the photojournalists of tomorrow.

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Visa pour l’image

Canon has been supporting Visa pour l’image, one of the world’s leading photojournalism festivals, for over 30 years. We provide week-long training courses for media students across Europe, to help them tell stories that cover everything from conflict and nature to people and the environment.

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World Press Photo

Canon has been supporting World Press Photo for 26 years. For 25 of those years, we have sponsored the Joop Swart Masterclass to identify talented visual storytellers. We also provide opportunities for one-year ambassadorships for those who can tell the strongest stories to effect change.

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