8th Place Award in the “Nothing Is Better Than Real Life” category. Photo by Gretchen Yost, United States.

Gretchen Yost

Award-winning photography by Gretchen Yost

Gretchen Yost is a documentary photographer based in the small, mountain community of Pinedale, Wyoming. Ever since she was a little girl, Gretchen has processed the world through photography; it has allowed her to both hold on as well as let go. She loves nothing more than showing how real, everyday, life is itself a work of art.

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