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No poses; nothing staged – This is Reportage: Family

If you want your real family captured – no white studio backgrounds, no matching outfits with fake smiles on the beach – then you’re in the right place, as we feature the very best of documentary family photography. Our members all pride themselves on capturing you and your family totally naturally (though most are happy to do some ‘look at the camera’ group shots as well), and our awards are widely recognised as some of the toughest to win in the industry.

Next Awards Deadline: 23:59 BST on 24th July 2024. You need to be a member to submit – join us over here.

World class family photography

Welcome to This is Reportage: Family! No poses; nothing staged – just real, authentic moments captured by the best documentary family photographers in the world.

From birth photography, to grandma’s 100th birthday party; ‘day in the life’ sessions to smaller family photoshoots – and everything in between – find the family photographer for you.

Photographers, join us and feature your documentary family photography to a worldwide audience.

Reportage Family Award by Maria Montero Tovar

family story award by logan westom

reportage award by catherine hudson

Family & Story Awards

For the best individual images we have our Reportage Family Awards (or ‘Family Awards’ for short). These are given to those exceptional, single captures – family moments captured with artistry and flair.

We also want to celebrate the skill of consistency, creativity and storytelling, so we also have our Family Story Awards for a series of 15 – 20 images of a single family. A Story can be told from a single one-hour family photoshoot, a ‘day in the life’ session, or it could tell the story of a family from birth to starting school; the possibilities are endless.

View our most recent Awards Collection here.

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Membership comes with lots of benefits, including an unlimited number of images/Stories on your profile, 60 Reportage Family Award and 18 Family Story Award entries per year.

Other benefits include exclusive discounts and deals on family photography related products/services, invites to our parties and meetups (in real life; when conditions allow!), access to our private members-only Facebook group, frequent opportunities to be featured on our website, social media and more.

Members also receive a discount on our documentary wedding photography sister-site, This is Reportage.

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Reportage Family Award by Marisa Martins

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