1st Place: Nothing Is Better Than Real Life
by Kaleen Enke, United States.

Submissions Now Open!

Our 10th international competition celebrating the very best in documentary family photography has officially opened for submissions!

We hope you take some time this month to recognize the significance and value of the photographs you are making. And that you enter your work into the final 2021 Documentary Family Awards. Our incredible line-up of judges, both preliminary and final round are ready to see your submission (check them out below). 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.