3rd Place: Birth
by Manu Rigoni, Brazil.

Submission Deadline Extended

I have some good news for you!

We have extended the deadline to enter the last Documentary Family Awards for 2018 by 5 days.

***October 20th @ midnight is your new deadline***

For those that have already entered, thank you! It’s always incredible to see the variety of entries that come in from around the world. I can’t wait to share them with our judges!

Tristan Shouldice
DFA Co-Founder

In other news … I’ll be sharing with you over the coming week an exciting update to our core services, aimed at improving the sharability and exposure of the amazing photographers like you who enter the DFA’s. More to come.


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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.