All Smiles

January 10th, 2013

All Smiles - Family Portrait

They chose a natural setting.

(submitted by Austin)


19 Responses to “All Smiles”

  1. Leanne says:

    Adorable family! And they all have the same smile!!

  2. Kate says:

    I do wonder why only the parents remembered to take off their glasses. Were contact lenses invented way back then!?

    • Bonnie B says:

      How do you know the parents wore glasses? And why would the kids take them off for a portrait, if they always wore glasses? And yes, contact lenses were around then!

  3. Sharon says:

    I adore that the dad looks like a willing participant. So many family photos have a grumpy, mean looking dad. This guy looks happy to spend the day with his family. A+ for him.

  4. Sarah says:

    My 2nd grade pictures have this same background – 1980.

  5. Cheryl says:

    Cute picture, and they look like a sweet family!

  6. Mememe says:

    I seriously cannot decide who is more adorable out of the 4 of them!

  7. Brandy says:

    They look sweetly goofy. That’s a total compliment. In my early 80′s family portrait we all just looked mean and goofy.

  8. DebbieLG says:

    I agree with everyone – it’s cheesy becasue it’s the 70′s/early 80′s with a cheesy background but they look like a lovely happy family. I could totally be that girl too! :-)

  9. Peter says:

    I agree – this is an awesome, loving family. The backdrop is awkward for sure! Full disclosure: that boy could totally have been me.

  10. Amy says:

    I agree…cheesy background but they look like really sweet people!

  11. Jenny says:

    Aww, what a cute family!

  12. Tina says:

    Looks like they were rather a jolly, happy family to grow up in. Lucky family!

  13. MFS says:

    Is it wrong to secretly look forward to the day when Aviator eyeglass frames will finally come back in style? No more sqinting through skinny lenses.

  14. Jenny says:

    Very sweet picture; brings back great memories from the 70s, and yes we had plenty of them.

  15. Lizabeth says:

    My take was similar… they are kind of sweet looking; yes, the background is fakey looking, but so what. Their smiles look genuine. Not awkward at all compared to some the gems I’ve seen in here.

  16. Justin says:

    how is this even remotely awkward?

    this looks like a nice family picture, just from the 70′s.
    old =/= awkward!

  17. Leonard says:

    Awkward? If this is awkward then every 70s and early 80s family portrait with a cheesy fake background is new fodder!

  18. Anne S. says:

    Awww… they actually all look very sweet. I do remember a similar backdrop from cheezy senior pictures, though. Wait, is that a garden shed??

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