5th Place Award in the “Black Lives Matter” category. Photo by Leonette Bower, South Africa.

Leonette Bower

Award-winning photography by Leonette Bower

Leonette is a documentary family photographer in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where she lives with her husband, 3 daughters, a dog, and a ginger cat. Through her photographs she aims to create a visual memory bank of the fleeting moments, the long days, and the short years of family life.

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