Love them or loathe them: up to 80% percent of the planet's population has a sibling relationship, and a bond with a brother or sister is often the longest association most people will have during their lives.
When it comes to photography, pictures of brothers and sisters are an immensely popular subject: just think of many thousands of family snapshots you will undoubtedly bear witness to throughout your life. But images of siblinghood can also offer so much more and have the ability to speak a thousand words on the socio-geography of a place and its people.
Here are 24 of our most arresting and also heartwarming shots of siblings in the Picfair collection. By opening our doors to photographers of every age and background, and in every country and every corner of the globe, we can boast some of the most genuine and unparalleled imagery available to license on the market today.
Did you know: many governments around the world, including the US, Australia, and India are campaigning to make 'Siblings Day' an internationally recognised holiday? Further reading here.