Lazy Sunday - 2nd Place Photo Series by Heather Whitten, United States.

Heather Whitten

Award-winning photography by Heather Whitten

Heather Whitten is a documentary photographer and full spectrum doula. She comes into full spectrum work after a decade of growing and photographing her family though a variety of experiences including infertility, miscarriage, IVF, births, fostering, adoption, and abortion. She knows that there is no right way of becoming a family and honors that through her work. Heather's photography aims to pull back the curtains of stigma and shame surrounding the array of pregnancy outcomes she documents as well as in everyday family life. She lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband, four kids, and too many pets.

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