Leslie Kershaw

Leslie Kershaw

2020 Guest Judge


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Leslie Kershaw is a family photographer based in Washington, DC. Leslie’s work is a visual representation of communities that are often under-represented in family imagery.

Leslie’s philosophy and shooting style is rooted in celebrating individuality and showcasing everyday moments of connection.

Leslie’s perspective on family life photography has led to curated and commissioned commercial projects, therefore rewarding her conviction of authentic family imagery. She is a respected expert in family photography, often solicited to contribute to creative campaigns, speak at conferences, and featured on podcasts. Her award-winning work has been published both in print and online.

Leslie is a former contributor to several documentary family photography projects that have connected her with family photographers from around the world and helped hone her critical eye for unique talent in the family photography genre.

She is a wife and mom to three children, who are routinely the subjects of her work.

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