Documentary photography usually refers to a popular form of photography used to chronicle significant and historical events. It is typically covered in professional photojournalism, but it may also be an amateur, artistic, or academic pursuit. The photographer attempts to produce truthful, objective, and usually candid photography of a particular subject, most often pictures of people.

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Below we present 35 Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photography . All photos are linked and lead to the sources from which they were taken. Please feel free to explore further works of these photographers on their collections or their personal sites.

Deep Sleep
Deep Sleep - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Rio Hendarto

Where Am I?
Where Am I - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Yavuz Sariyildiz

Life in the Trash
Life in the trash - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Jose Ferreira

Stories of Old
Stories of Old - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Sorin onisor

A Glimpse of My World
A Glimpse of My World - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Dennis Bautista

Black Widow
Black Widow - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Abel Tonkens

Other Side
Other Side - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Tomaz Sedej

Colorful prayer
Colorful prayer - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Jeroen Ott

Rural Moments
Rural Moments - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Rui Pires

Angelita
Angelita - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Ivano cheli

Hope Never Dies
Hope Never Dies - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Robert

Praying Veteran
Praying Veteran - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Firman Maulana

Dark Future
Dark Future - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Dennis Bautista

Happiness in Simple Life
Happiness in Simple Life - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Ario Wibisono

She’s gone
She's gone - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Mirjam

Bond
Bond - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Csehák Szabolcs

Do you want to play?
Do you want to play? - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Giuseppe maiorana

Learn from experience
Learn from experience - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Luigi Mirto

Faith
Faith - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Enzo Penna

Making Gorditas
Making Gorditas - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Risquillo

Peeking out
Peeking out - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Gianluca Di Santo

Life Inside the Smoke
Life Inside the Smoke - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Dennis Bautista

Washing Lady
Washing Lady - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Dustbak

Memories
Memories - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Aldo feroce

Where?
Where? - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Marko Mladovan

After School
After School - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Dmitry Kiyatkin

Playing in the maze
Playing in the maze - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Mio Cade

My sunset
My sunset - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Mohammadreza Momeni

The sleeper
The sleeper - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Alexander Gubin

Aids Woman
Aids Woman - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Zoriah

Haiti Earthquake
Haiti Earthquake - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Zoriah

A worker in a dark alley
A worker in a dark alley - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Zoriah

Girl with bread – Balakot Pakistan
Girl with bread - Balakot Pakistan - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Maciej Dakowicz

Save the Girl Child
Save the Girl Child - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Social Geographic

Paano Bukas?
Paano Bukas? - Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photogrphy

Photo Credit : Phey Palma

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