Minas Gerais Family Photography Award

A mother meets her infant for the first time in the hospital as the doctor closes her C-section in this photo by an award-winning Minas Gerais birth photographer.
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Val Goncalves

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This FPJA award-winning image was created by documentary family photographer, Val Goncalves of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Val Goncalves, a documentary family photographer of Minas Gerais, Brazil, was presented with a Pro Award for top family photojournalism by the FPJA contest judges.

The best family photographers in the world enter their favorite images to the Family Photojournalist Association's contests. Their photographs are evaluated and selected by some of the most recognized picture editors and working photojournalists in the news industry.

Round 6 Contest Judges