4th Place in the “Nothing Is Better Than Real Life” category. Photo by Liqi Jia, China.

Results Are In! Winners from the 1st 2019 Awards published

We know you have all been anxiously waiting for the published results from the final round of the DFA’s live-streamed on March 27, 2019.  Today is your day as we prepare eight award galleries over the coming hours. Watch this post as we update it with links to the latest galleries published. You can also follow along on Facebook where we will be publishing each gallery link as soon as it’s available.

Thank you sooooo much to all of you who sent us your work for consideration! And if you missed the latest round or are new to our organization our next awards will be opening up later this year.

Award Gallery Links


2) BIRTH Awards (published)

3) HUMOR Awards (published)

4) CELL PHONE ONLY Awards (published)

5) ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAIT Awards (published)

6) PHOTO SERIES Awards  (published)

7) JUDGES CHOICE Awards (published)

8) BEST OVERALL Awards (published)


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