3rd Place Award in the “100 Days Of Summer” category. Photo by Nicki Navarro, United States.

Gallery: 100 Days Of Summer

Category: 100 Days of Summer

We are proud to share with you the award-winning photographs from our 6th international competition celebrating the very best in documentary family photography.

Award winners were chosen during the final round of live-judging filmed in Seattle, WA, USA and subsequently streamed online around the world on December 13, 2019. Viewers had the opportunity to watch the unfiltered discussions and constructive feedback as winners were collectively chosen by esteemed judges Kirsten Lewis Bethamn (United States), Jenna Shouldice (Canada) and Huy Nguyen (United States).

These award-winning photographs have been through two rounds of critical review and selection. Congratulations to winners!

Karyn Novakowski, Emily Renier, Nicki Navarro, Margaret Albaugh, Ditta Van Gent, Lauren Gayeski, Mikaela Martin, Andrii Mur, Rebecca Chalmers, Pedro Vilela

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Our preliminary round guest judges evaluated every single submission we received and selected thirty or less of their favourite photographs to move forward to the live-judging round as finalists. Our deepest thanks to talented photographers Cristal Wallin (United States), Rowena Meadows (Australia) and Zalmy Berkowitz (United States) for their hours of dedication during this process. Congratulations to these photographers who were nominated as finalists for consideration during the final round of live judging.

Aimee Hobbs, Aleksander Shilov, Allison Redmon, Allyson Klein, Alvaro Tejeda, Amanda Dalby, Amelie Pelletier, Ana Matijaca, Angela Montani, Anja Grothe, Antonina Mamzenko, Ashley Marston, Bex Maini, Blimie Tee, C. Roese Ramp, Chelsea Silbereis, Christen Kuhl, Clover Collardson, Courtney Larson, Danielle Macinnes, Emma Collins, Flavia Felgueiras, Florent Cattelain, Gevrey Nicole, Giulia Morandi, Hannah Terry, Heidi Harf, Hezy Holzman, Ildikó Harmat-Szabó, Izabela Urbaniak, Jeff Borkowski, Jenna Hobbs, Jennie Brown, Johanna King, Joni Pereira, Karlina Mitchell, Karyn Novakowski, Katherine Emery, Katie Langmuir, Kellie Kano, Laura Beth Davidson, Lindsay West, Linsey Davis, Łukasz Klimek, Magdalena Adamczak, Maria Shustova, Marieke Zentjens, Marjolijn Maljaars, Mary Anne Webley, Meghan Endahl, Mikaela Martin, Minna Ridderstolpe, Natalia Mishina, Natalia Smirnova, Nynke De Jong, Paula Gerein, Pedrinho Fonseca, Rob Rickman, Sandra Fine, Sandra Stokmans, Sara Easter, Vanessa Hall, Veronika Richardson

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