It is a welcome challenge for documentary family photographers to make pictures that include all the family members. They usually are quite unique and special to the family – and always better than anything we could have directed.
Yesterday I started to read a book. Not a parenting book, not a book my kids picked out, not a photography book but an honest-to-Buddha-can’t-put-it-down book. In the midst of a massive to-do list that always seems to multiply exponentially by the amount of time I don’t have, I picked up a book. For me.
There is something chilling about where the world is going with social media: we are constantly hunched over with our heads down, not making eye contact or small talk with actual people because there’s a wealth of possibly “more interesting” things right in the palm of our hands. Then there’s the added pressure of doing […]
The family environment I was raised in was entirely more concerned with the projection of a happy household rather than actually being happy. We were a fake smile kind of family.
We LOVE getting pets in the frame. Afterall, the whole point of a documentary family session is to document your family’s life, and that includes your pet(s). Here are the DFP community’s top 5 reasons why you should absolutely include your pets in your next family photo session.
Breakfast is such an important ritual, one that represents your family life at any given time. But so often we can forget or are
Anyone can be a Father, but it takes special kind of guy to make an awesome Dad! So this Father’s Day seemed like a great excuse to showcase some cool dads that
Eeek, how is it June already? This year is flying past. So it’s already time for another edition of the Breakfast Around the World series. These photos, taken by our talented community of documentary family photographers around the world, showcase what documentary family photography is all about: real family life in all its
Today, we are thrilled to feature a recent documentary photography session by Julia Erz, one our talented Listed Photographers based in Freiburg, Germany. Julia told us:
When Daniel Freitas, documentary family photographer based in São Paulo, Brazil, posted THIS shot to the DFP photographer group, unsurprisingly everyone went nuts for it, and the question on everyone’s lips was