Honorable Mention: Nothing Is Better Than Real Life
by Anna-Liisa Nixon, United States.

Anna-Liisa Nixon

Award-winning photography by Anna-Liisa Nixon

Anna-Liisa Nixon is a former criminal defence attorney who uses photography as a coping mechanism to deal with her current life as a stay at home mom to three young children. She specializes in documentary family photography and loves capturing the real, silly, weird, and tender moments of childhood.

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