3rd Place Best Overall Award (Spring 2021). Photo by Juliana Vivolo (Brazil).

The Results Are In!

We are proud to share with you the award-winning photographs from our 9th international competition celebrating the very best in documentary family photography.

The winning photographs from this round of the Documentary Family Awards have been published on our website!  Visit our Winner’s Gallery to see the Top 10 and Honorable Mention awards for each category, as well as the Judges Choice and Best Overall Awards.

If you missed the latest round or are new to the Documentary Family Awards, we look forward to seeing your work in our Fall 2021 Call for Entries later this year!

We are once again humbled by the rich collection of compelling and thoughtful images that were sent in for consideration.  Thank you so much to everyone who shared their work with us during this last round of awards. 

The eye should learn to listen before it looks.

Robert Frank

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