Canon Photo Companion 4+

Photography Tips and Tutorials

Canon Europa N.V.

    • 4.5 • 385 Ratings
    • Free



Bring stories to life with the Canon Photo Companion app – a personalised, portable app that guides you and teaches you as you embark on your photography journey. Now compatible with all Canon EOS cameras*, the app gives you access to tailored, easy-to-use content and videos when you need it most, making it the ultimate partner for any visual storyteller.

Key Features:

Enjoy personalised exercises, tutorials and tips
Make your journey into photography a fun and rewarding experience with exercises, tutorials and tips that are customised to your camera model*, skill level and interests. With a focus on key areas of photography like creative composition, eye-catching time-lapses and more, you’ll learn how to make the most of your camera – so you can take photographs you’re proud of.

Learn on the go, wherever you are:
Think of the Canon Photo Companion app as your very own photo assistant you can take on the road with you. With bite-sized, easy-to-digest content and videos that you can access on the move, it’s always there to help when you need it most – so you’ll never miss that perfect shot again.

Be inspired by new ideas and challenges:
With new content, challenges and inspiration added regularly, the Canon Photo Companion app will help spark new, creative ideas. You’ll also be able to learn and be inspired by pros and photographers like you – so you can expand your mind and creative potential to help bring your stories to life.

Unleash your creativity with your camera know-how:
With tailored content and videos for every latest Canon EOS camera model*, the Canon Photo Companion app helps you learn about your camera and how to use it. Find the best lens and accessories for your camera body, discover new features and more, so you can truly unleash your creative potential.

*Users with older camera models will be matched with the right content so they can still enjoy the app.

Photo Companion App Compatibility
This app currently comes with bespoke content for the following cameras:
- Powershot G1 X Mark III
- Powershot G5 X Mark II
- Powershot G7 X Mark III
- EOS 2000D
- EOS 4000D
- EOS 1200D
- EOS 1300D
- EOS 100D
- EOS 200D
- EOS 250D
- EOS 700D
- EOS 750D
- EOS 760D
- EOS 800D
- EOS 850D
- EOS 77D
- EOS 80D
- EOS 90D
- EOS 5D Mark IV
- EOS 6D Mark II
- EOS 7D Mark II
- EOS M100
- EOS M200
- EOS M50
- EOS M50 Mark II
- EOS M10
- EOS M3
- EOS M5
- EOS M6
- EOS M6 Mark II
- EOS Ra
- EOS R5
- EOS R6

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

What’s New

Version 5.2.24

Fixes & usability enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
385 Ratings

385 Ratings

ebbw boy ,

Lockdown Learning

Using this Covid Lockdown to study my EOS M5 information on the app and it is really great and helpful. Can’t wait to get out, just had my vaccination thanks to wonderful NHS, and try to become a better Canon photographer also using my old trusty Canon Powershot G12

Andu0007 ,

Love this app but...

This is a great app, it gives a instructions on how to use your particular camera and using its functions.
It gives you lots of tips of how, what and when to use different techniques to get better and how to produce great results.
BUT...unless I’ve missed something, there is no search for things that you’ve read about, you know it’s in there somewhere, so it would be nice to refer to it immediately instead of trawling through until it randomly appears, by then the sun has set or your subject is bored and gone home!!

Developer Response ,

Hi, thanks for this great review :) In the new version of the app available for you in the App store you have 2 new features that should help you navigate the content on the app: 1. 'Recently viewed' section on the home page and 2. Search option on home page (the little magnifying glass in top right corner). Remember that you can also mark a piece of content as your favourite by tapping the little flag in the top right corner. Favourites roll will then show up on home page. We hope this helps. Thanks again

richard_malec ,

Need a save for later button

This is a good app for reminding you of features to try that are included in you model of camera. I feel it could have the ability to “save for later” or “add to favourites” for the tutorials so that you can refer back to them at a later date or even a “download a pdf version” so you can have it to hand offline maybe? Or am I missing something?
Other than that I think it’s a nice app.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoy the app! Most of the content on the app is available offline, so if you have issues accessing it, please send us more details on Besides that, we are working on improving the Favourites functionality, so stay tuned!

App Privacy

The developer, Canon Europa N.V., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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