We believe an environmental portrait uses a subject’s surroundings to tell us more about the subject themselves. This can be at home, school, the playground etc. and can be a single person or multiple people in one frame. In this category only, the photographer may or may not be involved in directing the subjects to be in a certain location or light if it enhances the portrait. This is not a formal sit down portrait category, rather a momentary pause where you make a portrait of your subject.
Three important things you should know:
Over 50 awards given, cash prizes, sponsor giveaways and $36 for your first 6 entries.
Your photos can be from any year
Once again, recognizing the educational value of transparency, our final judging process will be live-streamed with Kirsten Lewis and Jenna Shouldice
As you know, we love documentary family photography and can’t wait to give your work international recognition!