Category: News

Results Are In! Winners from 2019 V2 Awards published

July 26, 2019

We are proud to share with you the award-winning photographs from our 5th international competition celebrating the very best in documentary family photography. We know you have all been anxiously waiting for the published results from the final round of the DFA’s live-streamed on July 18, 2019! Today is your day as we prepare eight…

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Women Street Photographers call for entries!

July 18, 2019

Have you been watching the latest DFA final round of judging? If so you had a chance to see the amazing Gulnara Samoilova join us for this award cycle as a judge. She has generously offered a free entry to the DFA community into her latest Women Street Photographers call for entries! DEADLINE JULY 22,…

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HOW-TO: Setting up your award profile

June 18, 2019

Have you won an award or received an honourable mention in a previous award cycle? If so, you might know that you have an award profile where you can add important information such as your Instagram profile, bio photo and text. (example: https://documentaryfamilyawards.com/photographers/angela-ramsey/) Adding information to your award profile Login or register your user account…

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Extended Deadline For Late Entries

June 18, 2019

You’ve seen our emails. You’ve been to the site. Maybe you even have a mental catalogue of the images you want to submit? This is our last call for entries until October.  Enter your images today during our 3-day extended deadline. ENTER AWARDS For those that have already entered, thank you! It’s always incredible to see the…

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Submission Deadline Today

June 17, 2019

Always photograph from who you are. That is your power and your strength. Use it. Lynn Johnson This is a friendly reminder to get your submissions in before the official deadline ends in 23 hours. We would love to see what you’ve been working on. ENTER AWARDS How To Enter Log in or register to access…

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Submissions Close In 3 Days!

June 14, 2019

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 Log in or register to access your photo entry form Upload 6…

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Photo Exhibition Magazine Now Available

May 10, 2019

You can now order a copy of the 60-page companion magazine to the DFA photo exhibition Selected Works 2017-2019. All 53 artists from the show are featured along with a thought-provoking forward written by Felicia Chang. A video preview of the magazine is also available on Instagram (@documentaryfamilyawards). ORDER NOW! Magazine preview SharePinTweetWhatsAppRedditEmail

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

April 8, 2019

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…

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Extended Deadline

February 26, 2019

Extended Submission Deadline March 1, 2019 You’ve seen our emails. You’ve been to the site. Maybe you even have a mental catalogue of the images you want to submit? So what are you waiting for? Enter your images today during our 4-day extended deadline! For those that have already entered, thank you! It’s always incredible…

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Integrity MUST exist within this genre if it wants to be taken seriously

February 9, 2019

Years ago when Kirsten Lewis Bethmann, Jenna Shouldice and I were daydreaming about ideas for the future, we were filled with excitement about our collective vision for the Documentary Family Awards (DFA) and the potential it held to be a truly one of a kind awards organization. Fast-forward to today where we have our first full…

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