Judge's Choice Photo Series “Men Don't Cry” by Kyeongjun Yang (South Korea). Awarded by guest judge Julia Chang-Lomonico (DFA Fall 2021). “Always feel sorry and grateful. I love your mom the most in the world.”  

Kyeongjun Yang

Award-winning photography by Kyeongjun Yang

KyeongJun Yang is a photographer from South Korea. Born and raised in Jinhae, South Korea, Yang came to the United States when he was 18 and studied journalism and philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. His works focus on how individuals and small communities are impacted by society and culture.

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