Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve recently discovered a love for photography, but I don’t have the resources to buy my own equipment. Will Canon Canada support me with a product donation?
We love that you have found a new passion for photography and want to pursue it using a Canon camera. However, we support only registered Canadian charities with product donations.
I am a professional photographer and will be travelling to several countries in the coming months to shoot my latest project. Will Canon Canada support my endeavour with either a financial or equipment donation?
Canon Canada will consider supporting projects that take place in Canada only.
I am an American-based photographer who will be shooting in nearly a dozen countries, including Canada, for an upcoming project. Will Canon Canada help sponsor me?
Your sponsorship request better aligns with our parent company, Canon USA. You may wish to check with them for potential sponsorship opportunities.
I have my own photography and videography website, as well as a dedicated following on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Can I get a free camera in exchange for advertising on my sites?
From time to time Canon Canada partners with social influencers. Please submit a request on the Social Media Inquiry form and include proposal details as well as links to the appropriate pages. Canon Canada will contact influencers with proposals they may be interested in pursuing.
I am a professional photographer and need support for an upcoming project. Will Canon Canada provide funding to help me out?
From time to time Canon Canada supports projects with a camera loan. Canon Canada does have a media loaner program for accredited media. Please submit a request on the Press & Media Inquiry form with your request and details.
I am a photographer using another brand of camera and I want to switch. What can Canon Canada do for me?
Canon Canada does not have any exchange or up sell programs to help photographers switch to Canon products. When you use Canon products you receive all the benefits that come with being a Canon camera owner. For example, Canon Professional Services (CPS) supports professional photographers and videographers with, among other things, service, loans and expedited repairs.
I am working on a production and feel there is an appropriate product placement opportunity for Canon imaging products. Can you provide equipment and sign a Product Placement Agreement?
If you are working on a production with distribution through theatrical, broadcast and/or cable outlets ("Major Production"), please submit a request on the Press & Media Inquiry form with details on the production as well as your specific request for product placement.
I am an accredited member of the media and interested in reviewing one of your latest cameras for a story I am writing. Any chance I can try out this camera?
Canon Canada does have a media loaner program for accredited media. Please submit a request on the Press & Media Inquiry form with your request and details.