Smartphone with the Canon Photo Companion app on the screen being held by hands, camera in the background on the table.




Your personal guide to storytelling.



Start your journey

With personalised content, expert knowledge and inspiration to guide you along your photography journey, our Photo Companion app is the perfect partner for any visual storyteller, whether you are a beginner or a professional photographer.


Bring your story to life

Get started with Canon


Learn how to use your camera and increase your knowledge around photography with Canon camera app that helps you unleash your creativity.

  • A screenshot of the Photo Companion app My camera section.

    My Camera

    Let us take you step by step through your camera setup, features and functionalities.

  • A screenshot of the Photo Companion app Skills section.


    Learn how to take better pictures with our exercises, tutorials and photography tips.

  • A screenshot of the Photo Companion app Calculators.


    Calculate hyperfocal distance, depth of field and the effective focal length of your lens.

  • A screenshot of the Photo Companion app Lenses section.

    Lens selector

    Choose the best lens for your Canon DSLR or mirrorless camera.

Unleash your creativity with your camera know-how

The app comes with bespoke content for most of the Canon EOS camera models* so you can learn photography essentials and how to use your camera to truly unleash your creative potential.

*See below for compatibility information.

A woman holding a smartphone with Canon Photo Companion app on the screen in one hand and a Canon camera in the other hand.
A man is holding a smartphone in one hand and a Canon camera in the other hand, looking at the camera LCD screen.

Learn on the go, wherever you are

With bite-sized, easy-to-use content and calculators you can access on the move, the app is always there to help when you need it most. It’s like having your very own digital photography assistant.

Enjoy personalised content and tutorials

With exercises, expert photography tutorials and tips that are customised to your camera model and skill level, you’ll learn new photography techniques so you can take pictures you’re proud of.

 Photographer taking a picture of a model with a Canon camera.

Download Canon Photo Companion app

Photo Companion is a free Canon app for Android/iOS. Just visit the App Store or Google Play and search for ‘Canon Photo Companion’.

Photo Companion App Compatibility

This app comes currently with bespoke content for all EOS R System cameras (except for R3 and R5 C), all EOS DSLR cameras released after March 2013 (except for 70D and 1D series), all EOS M series cameras and PowerShot G7 X Mark III, PowerShot G5 X Mark II, PowerShot G1 X Mark III.

For all other EOS cameras, you’ll be matched with the closest camera model, so you can still enjoy the app.


Available languages: Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.


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