The Live-Stream Has Ended

However, you can now re-watch the full recording on demand. Instructions here:

DAY 1 Categories

  • 09:00 am – Introduction
  • 9:08 am – Travel Category
  • 10:55 am – Nothing Is Better Than Real Life Category
  • 12:10 pm – Cell Phone Only Category
  • 12:46 pm – Birth Category
  • 1:50pm live-stream ends

DAY 2 Categories

  • 09:00 am – Introduction (replay from day one)
  • 9:08 am – Photo Series Category
  • 11:57 am – Grandparents Category
  • 12:54 pm – Environmental Portrait Category
  • 1:50 pm – Best Overall Awards
  • 2:07 pm – Judges Choice Awards
  • 2:30 pm live-stream ends

Live-Stream Judges

We are honored to have Nancy Borowick join as a finalist judge, giving you a chance to gain even more insight into how we can all make better photographs.

Nancy will join Documentary Family Awards co-founders Kirsten Lewis Bethmann and Jenna Shouldice as they discuss their choices throughout the award selection process.

Preliminary Round Judges

Our guest judges spent many hours reviewing each submission we received, narrowing their favourite single images and photo series down to a shortlist for the final round of live judging. We are thankful to have had them join our team and look forward to seeing what they selected to move forward to the live-stream portion of the Documentary Family Awards.

This award cycle was made possible with the support of the following sponsors: