Family Life

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Contemporary loving family, mother and father hug their daughter and show intimacy of family connection, diverse family, modern cool family, family goals

Adobe Artist: Cavan Images

How does a family look?

There are as many answers as there are modern families. While families have always been diverse, the increasing acceptance of that diversity has allowed more people to be seen and heard.

With this creative brief, we welcome imagery that openly and accurately depicts the modern family in all of its multifaceted splendor. These images gather and celebrate families of every background: parents, children, and every person and relative—biological or not—contributing to the love and care of a household.

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Contemporary loving family, mothers and of Afro and Latino descent hug their daughter and show intimacy of family connection with newborn baby

Adobe Artist: Cavan Images

Affluent gay male couple, parents to toddler girl, beautiful modern home with art, smiling and laughing on the couch with books, happy family, contemporary LGBTQ family life, mixed family

Adobe Artist: Cavan for Adobe

Grid of four images, clockwise from top left: Cool asian dad with tattoos brushes daughter's hair, two gay dads kissing baby daughter's face, multigenerational Hispanic family with little girl and grandmother, lesbian couple with child, holding child up to the sky to play, beautiful blue day, connection and freedom of contemporary LGBTQ family life

Adobe Artists: MaaHoo Studio - Stocksy, Westend61, MyMicrostock - Stocksy & Cavan Images

Family Life:Inspiration

Need some more inspiration? Here are some angles to consider. Pick one and run with it or explore your own unique take on Family Life.

Mixing traditions

Families that bring together differing ethnic, cultural, or religious backgrounds, or immigrate from different lands, turn the home into a site of diverse cultural learning and growth through passed-down traditions, blended holidays, and everyday activities.

Asian grandmother and grandson making food together in the kitchen, adorable boy, boy in the kitchen, boy and grandma tradition and connection, taste of heritage

Adobe Artist: MaaHoo Studio - Stocksy

Family portrait of two teenagers kissing their grandmother, connection of multigenerational families, beauty of time, beauty of family connection, value of older adults, age, skin type, closeness, family life

Adobe Artist: De Visu

More than two

Family groups beyond nuclear: multigenerational households where grandpa, auntie, cousins and siblings all share space; polyamorous triads, quads or more; extended co-living collectives of friends.

Welcoming new family life

More ways of caring for family are being increasingly accepted. Family might mean heterosexual union and traditional pregnancy, adoption, IVF or surrogacy. Caregivers come in many forms, including single parents by choice, grandparents, or extended family members rearing children and providing care. These images explore the beautiful and bumpy road to parenthood from every angle.

Nonbinary couple expecting new baby, ear to tummy waiting for baby, intimate moment, new family, modern hip family, gay family, nonbinary parent and baby

Adobe Artist: Inti St Clair - Blend Images

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