CANON STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
During the virtual four-day event, discover untold stories, breath-taking imagery and have your portfolios reviewed by world-renowned photographers, from the comfort of your home.
Each student will partner with a professional mentor between July and August 2021, for two online portfolio preparation sessions.
LEARN FROM THE PROS
During the event you will receive feedback on your portfolios from photography professionals and your friends online.
During webinars, Canon Ambassadors will present their work and gripping experiences to offer inspiration and advice.
Canon will host online lectures with leading photojournalists and editors to share their vision over industry trends. Become pro ready.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to apply for the Canon Student Development Programme, by checking out the key dates below.
1ST APRIL 2021
Submit a digital portfolio with a maximum of two stories and include up to twenty fully captioned images, with an accompanying synopsis or description.
Applicants will need to include details of their school, institute or university, along with a short photographer’s bio and if possible, a letter of presentation by their teacher, professor or editor.
Applications close on the 9th June 2021.
16th JUNE 2021
A dedicated panel of industry experts will review the portfolio submissions and select participating students by the 16th June.
18th JUNE 2021
On the 18th June, 250 students will be notified and asked to confirm their participation by the 30th June.
Event guidelines will be sent to the participating students in July. These guidelines will help the selected students prepare their portfolios, ahead of the group reviews, during the online event in September 2021.
30th JUNE 2021
Selected students will need to provide proof of identity. Evidence of enrolment in the academic year 2020-2021 or accreditation by agencies and magazines.
This needs to be submitted by the 30th June 2021.
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
The student programme focused on making you a professional. Check here for updates about applying to be a student rep, kit discounts and our event calendar.
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