Kirsten Bethmann

Kirsten Bethmann

DFA Co-Founder

Photographer, Educator, DFA co-founder

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Kirsten is a photographer based in Denver Colorado however her work takes her around the world annually for photo commissions, speaking engagements and teaching opportunities. It was her 3 classes on Creative Live that ignited a global interest in her documentary approach to photographing families, specifically Day In The Life sessions as an alternate to the family portrait. From India to Colombia, Australia to Kazakhstan, Kirsten has brought her love of real life moments to over 30 countries in the last decade. Of all of her accomplishments, however, it is being a mom to her daughter Byrdie Mae that brings Kirsten the most joy.

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