Behind The Awkwardness

The Black Fly - Behind The Awkwardness

The Black Fly

“This was from one of my dance recitals – my dance teacher chose me to be in the older girls’ dance, where they were spiders. I was dressed like a fly and buzzed around the stage until they trapped me with a white parachute (their spider web). Possibly the most embarrassing photo of me ever…”

(submitted by Jenny)

Born To Be Wild - Behind The Awkwardness

Born To Be Wild

“My grandmother thought it would be cute for me to get my picture made while on the back of a motorcycle being driven by a bear.”

(submitted by Loren)

Tooth Fairy - Babies

Tooth Fairy

“Picture of me 5 months old on Halloween. My parents dressed me as the tooth fairy and hung me from the plant holder that hung from the ceiling by the front door.”

(submitted by Megan)

In Your Face - AFP Hall Of Fame

In Your Face

“Shortly after my nephew was born, a family friend offered to take some photos as a gift. The photographer managed to capture this moment of the baby peeing in my sister’s face.”

(submitted by Becca)

Burn Unit - Behind The Awkwardness

Burn Unit

“My mom is not willing to give to the world her cure for sunburns, fortunately.”

(submitted by Diego)

Baby Blues - Babies

Baby Blues

“Unfortunately, this is one of my first baby pictures. And yes, it is me. And no, I do not still look like this :)”

(submitted by Seth)

When Bears Don’t Attack - Behind The Awkwardness

When Bears Don’t Attack

“This is me at our annual family vacation- it was the NC mountains. Note the bear less than 20 feet behind me. It just raises all kinds of questions. And explains a lot.”

(submitted by LC)

The Choker - Behind The Awkwardness

The Choker

“The whole family seems to be so content as I choke off to the side… this is the epitome of my life. No big deal. I am alive and well now – no thanks to any of my relatives :)”

(submitted by Taylor)

Whiter Shade Of Pale - AFP Hall Of Fame

Whiter Shade Of Pale

“When my father got remarried after my parent’s divorce, my mother went through the family albums and cut him out of all of the family photos. Using scissors became too labor intensive, so she switched to white-out.”

(submitted by Shawna)

Swan Lake - Behind The Awkwardness

Swan Lake

“This is a picture of me and my husband on our wedding day (obviously). We were posing for the photographer and this swan goes after my bouquet! The timing was just right and the photog captured the swan right as it went for it.”