2nd Place Best Overall Award. Photo by Bobbi Barbarich, Canada.

Submissions Close In 3 Days!

You have three days left to enter your favourite photos into the 2019 V2 Documentary Family Awards.

Our talented panel of guest judges Kirth Bobb, Lauren Mitchell and Lyndah Wells will carefully evaluate every single submission we receive, forwarding the best work to the final round of live judging.

How To Enter

  1. Log in or register to access your photo entry form
  2. Upload 6 photos for $36 (additional photos $5)
  3. Upload your photo series for $46
  4. Watch the live-streamed judging from New York in July!

Feature Category: Routine

For this one-off category, we want to see your unique take on the rituals and routines of daily family life. I.e. brushing teeth, baths, bedtimes, chores, school drop-off etc. This is your chance to really share the extraordinary in the ordinary.

Submission Deadline May 18, 2021

Late Submission Deadline June 1, 2021

Live-streamed Judging

Once again, recognizing the educational value of transparency, our final judging process will be live-streamed with Kirsten Lewis Bethmann, Jenna Shouldice and Gulnara Samoilova, founder of the Women Street Photographers.

As you know, we love this genre and can’t wait to give your work the recognition it deserves.

Let’s see what you’ve been working on!

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