Behind The Awkwardness

Fun Guy

“At a recent family gathering, everyone was told to check out the puff-ball mushroom growing in the backyard. Cousin Paul took the admiration one step further, and quite accurately re-created a late-70s senior portrait.”

(submitted by Amy)

Fun In The Sun

“On holidays in Sydney , Australia. Most people think Bondi Beach is fairly spectacular ; sun, surf and beautiful people, not our Oisin!”

(submitted by Danny in Australia)

The No Smile

“For several years I purposely refused to smile on photo day and the photographers would find artistic ways to present my photos to my mother.”

(submitted by Scott)

Hump Day

“This is a photo of my parents. We were taking family pictures around some trains and this was written all over them. We still have no idea why.”

(submitted by Kenyon)

When Laura Ashley Attacks

“This is a photo of my mom, younger sister, and me visiting my mom’s parents in Scottsdale, AZ in 1989. My grandmother, an old-school WASP, ordered these matching Laura Ashley dresses for the occasion. There’s no good explanation of my modified bowl-mullet hairstyle, however.”

(submitted by Emily)

 

One Big Happy Family

“My brothers hated having their picture taken, so I’m guessing that’s what’s up with them. As for the rest of us, I don’t know what the problem is.”

(submitted by Jodi)

Smile This Way

“They told me to dress up for my school picture… so I did. I felt invincible in that sweatshirt.”

(submitted by Mike)

Recreating The Awkwardness

Some things never change.

(submitted by Jen)