7th Place Award in the “Nothing Is Better Than Real Life” category. Photo by Minna Ridderstolpe, Sweden.

7 days left to submit!

Final deadline September 15, 2020

Black Lives Matter · Pandemic · Birth · The Unconventional Portrait · Cell Phone Only · Nothing Is Better Than Real Life · Photo Series

This October we’re looking forward to something special:  Two days of educational critique centered around YOUR best photographs, during a live-streamed judging process with three all-new guest judges.

Each round of awards is dedicated to awarding photographers who creatively and artistically raise the standards of documentary family photography.

We hope you take this opportunity to share your work with our Documentary Family Awards audience.

Three things before you go:

  1. $36 to enter 6 images (Black Lives Matter category is free to enter)
  2. Images can be from any year 
  3. Free photographer profile page with every award & honourable mention

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.