7th Place Award in the “Cell Phone Only” category. Photo by Felicia Bohm, United Kingdom.

One week left to enter!

You have just one week left to enter your best documentary family photographs into the Spring 2021 Call for Entries!

When you enter the Documentary Family Awards you are:

Taking a chance on yourself
Trusting your vision as an artist
Celebrating the way that you see the world

Our final judging process will take place in an educational live-streamed broadcast with industry leaders Carl Juste, Kristin M. Young and Song Tae Chong, where the top 30 photographs chosen by the preliminary judges from each category will be viewed and discussed.

ONE FREE ENTRY for every photographer

FREE PHOTOGRAPHER PROFILE PAGE with every award winner & honorable mention 

Late submission deadline is June 1, 2021 ($10 late fee will apply)
Free entry option ends on May 18
Young Photographers Category will remain free to enter until June 1, with no late fee
Over $3,800 given away in cash prizes each round!

Night Time · Teenagers · Joy · Faith & Religion · Pandemic · Nothing Is Better Than Real Life · Birth · Cell Phone Only · Environmental Portrait · Photo Series · Young Photographers

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