2nd Place in the “Birth” category. Photo by Grazi Ventura, Brazil.

Grazi Ventura

Award-winning photography by Grazi Ventura

Graziela has being a professional photographer for the last 8 years. She studied Photography in Canada (Montreal) and has been living back in Brazil since 2012 where she had the chance to successfully develop her career. For the past 3 years she became a pioneer in Documental Family Photograph in her country, not only photographing families but also doing speeches in the main Congresses around Brazil and mentoring photographers willing to enter this field and helping them with their portfolios. During this period she gained several national and international awards and became one of the most important Documentary Family Photographer in the country. She is also a mother of a 10 year old Canadian girl who lives and studies in Montreal with her father. Speaks fluently Portuguese, English and French.

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