Some people believe that all photographs are, in fact, self-portraits, so if we expand that thinking, self is defined by our growing up and the people who shape our lives.
Photographers are mining those nearest and dearest for significant explorations of their personal histories and the result is an exciting and varied look at family. As participant observers, we document and at the same time, participate in familial worlds. Let us in and show us what is behind the front door.
Think literally and figuratively, monochrome or color, all subjects, analog, digital or antique processes, photographers of all skill levels and locations are welcome.
Our juror for the Family is Aline Smithson. After a career as a New York Fashion Editor and working along side the greats of fashion photography, Aline Smithson discovered the family Rolleiflex and never looked back. An artist now represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world, Aline continues to create her award-winning photography with humor, compassion, and a 50-year-old camera