1st Place Award in the “Joy” category (Fall 2021). Photo by Will Pippin (United States).

Will Pippin

Award-winning photography by Will Pippin

Will Pippin is a photographer from Rochester, NY, now based in Brooklyn. His work celebrates people and culture with an intimate approach. Driven by curiosity, he uses photography to attempt to understand his subjects. His personal project Andy, is a love letter to his girlfriend while his project Breaking Away follows his group of BMX riders. He is currently a BFA photography student at FIT and a photo assistant at Saturday Night Live. He's at his ripest when riding BMX in the City or eating mofongo in Puerto Rico.

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