Adoption Contests: Photos, Videos, and More
Enter a picture of your child in an AdoptiveFamiliesCircle photo contest!
We want to see your first moments as family! Please share photos that document your earliest minutes, days, and weeks with your child.
Enter the 2016 First Family Photos Contest now!
We want to see your best seasonal shots! Please share photos of your kids or family celebrating the holidays, from Thanksgiving through New Year's, including the photo you used on this year's holiday card.
We want to see your most stunning shots of your child.
Congratulations to Luke, Quincy, and Romy, and to the eight finalists!
We want to see your children in their scariest or sweetest costumes.
We want to see your child heading back to school, playing in the leaves, and enjoying fall festivities.
We want to see all the memories you've been capturing this summer, from graduations and big vacations to sweet backyard smiles and quiet family moments.
We want to see photos of kids with their dad, birth father, and/or grandfather! Share your paternal pics today.
We want to see photos of kids with their mom, birth mom, and/or grandmother! Share your maternal moments today.
We want to see photos of your kids laughing, having fun, and enjoying the warmer weather! Share your silliest snapshots today.
We want to see your child posing with a furry friend (or two).
We want to see the wintry fun your family is having, from shots of bright-eyed-and-bundled-up grins to indoor play times to getaways in warmer climes.
We want to see your holiday cards, as well as other scenes that capture the seasonal spirit.
Costumes, everyone! Time to share all your photos of your kids exploring pumpkin patches and dressed up in fantastical finery.
Share photos that include the entire family.
We want to see your most stunning shots of your child.
Congratulations to Damion (4) and to the eight finalists!
Share photos that capture your family's favorite seasonal, sunny moments.
Share photos that capture special father-child moments.
Share photos that capture special mother-child moments.
Share photos of your child cuddling or playing with the family pet.
Share photos of your first moments--as you met, and your first weeks home as a family.
How does your family show affection? We want to see your most cuddly candids.
How does your family celebrate the season? We want to see all your most festive photos.
Calling all witches, vampires, butterflies, and bears--we want to see you in costume!
Submit shots of your kids wearing backpacks, boarding buses, and heading back to school.
We want to see your most stunning photo of your child -- on our next cover!
Congratulations to Bruno (4, U.S.) and to the eight finalists. Thank you to everyone who entered!
Submit your favorite shots of your kids making the most of the lazy (or busy) days of summer.
In honor of Father's Day this month, share your most touching father-child moments.
Share your favorite mother-child moments.
Share your favorite shots that showcase happy grins, whether sweet or silly.
We want to see your child with the family pet! Share photos of your child and a furry friend.
Share photos from your first days or weeks together.
Share your family's favorite wintery scenes.
Thank you to all who shared shots of their family's seasonal festivities, from Thanksgiving through New Year's.
Thank you to all who shared their spookiest or sweetest photos of their costumed kiddos.
Thank you for entering nearly 4,000 photos in our annual contest.Congratulations to Carah (11 months), the precious grand-prize winner who graced our November/December 2012 cover!
See the other eight finalists.
Comment on the photos in the 2012 Adoptive Families Cover Photo Contest album.
Thank you to all who uploaded playful pics of your kids laughing and having fun.
Thank you to all who uploaded photos of your kids having splishy, splashy, sandy, sunny fun.
Thank you to all who uploaded photos of father and child sharing a special moment.
Congratulations to winners Isaac (3, China), Emerson (3, Kazakhstan) and dad, John, and to the three runners up!
Share your story of learning that you were finally going to become a parent.
Thank you to all who uploaded photos that capture a mother-child moment.
Congratulations to winners Kendall (2, U.S.) and her mom, Jody, and to the three runners up!
Thank you to all who uploaded photos of siblings sharing a moment.
Congratulations to winners Max (6, U.S.) and Kate (5, U.S.), and to the five runners up!
Thank you to all who uploaded photos of your family getting close!
Congratulations to winner Joelle (3 weeks, U.S.), and to the five runners up!
We loved looking at all your fantastic photos that included a furry friend!
Thank you to all who uploaded your magical family moments captured this holiday season.
Congratulations to winners Jordan and Meredith (4 years and 9 months; both U.S.), and to the five runners up!
The moment a tiny hand wrapped around your finger. When you realized you could call your mom a grandmother. When did you know, in your heart, that you were a mom or dad?
Thank you to all who uploaded their sweet and spooky shots of kids in costume.
Congratulations to Devon (4), who won this contest, and to the five runners up!
Thank you for sharing more than 4,000 photos for our annual contest.Congratulations to Lauren (10), the stunning grand-prize winner who graced our November/December 2011 cover!
See the other eight breathtaking finalists!
See all photos individually in the 2011 Adoptive Families Cover Photo Contest album.
Thank you for sharing photos of your bright, crisp family moments this autumn.Congratulations to brothers William (4) and Andrew (8), who won this contest with their charming leaf-pile photo!
Thank you to all who shared the beautiful and joyous moments you captured during your earliest days as a family.Congratulations to winner Joshua and his grandfather, Fred, who were featured in the October 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
We called on all proud daddies to show off their favorite family photos.Congratulations to winners Jacob and Jonathan, and their dad, Todd, who were featured in the August 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
In honor of Mother's Day, you showed us how much your little ones love Mom.Congratulations to Jennifer McCord, whose photo, Z and Me, was featured in the August 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
We asked you to send us your most cuddly candids, and you delivered!Congratulations to LuvJustice, whose Squishy Hugs photo was featured in the June 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Browse delightful snapshots that capture the spirit of the season.Congratulations to winner emestrunk, whose Santa's Little Helper photo was featured in the April 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the 2010 Holiday runner-up photos.
After judging the 2010 AF Cover Photo Contest, we uploaded another set of adorable pictures and asked you to be the judges -- here are your favorites!We tallied your comments and are happy to recognize the seven winning entries you selected! Brothers Joshua, 6, and Gabriel, 3, are among them.
See the rest of the 2010 Readers' Choice winners.
Thanks to all who submitted your best candids and portrait shots to our Fifth Annual Cover Contest.We received more than 5,000 entries to this year's contest. Isabelle, 4, and Madeleine, 1, are among the winners and graced the cover of the December 2010 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the rest of the 2010 Cover Contest winners.
These short films, which highlight many of the beautiful ways our families are formed, will move you.Congratulations to winner theamaros, who submitted the video, Home.
Who had the spookiest, most spirited costumes of all?Congratulations to winner suzyleigh, whose Li'l Blue Monster photo was featured in the February 2011 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the 2010 Halloween runner-up photos.
Sand! Sea! Smiles!Congratulations to winner ethioguatemama, whose Shadow Scarecrow photo was featured in the September/October 2010 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the 2010 Summer Fun runner-up photos.
In honor of Father's Day, we asked you to show us how much your little ones love Dad.Congratulations to winner helmjs, whose Smiles Outdoors photo was featured in the July/August 2010 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the Daddy and Me runner-up photos.
|DivaDisaster! Her winning snapshot was featured in the May/June 2010 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
See the Mommy and Me runner-up photos.
View the rest of the entries submitted to the Hugs and Kisses album.
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