Family Portrait

Turnaway - Behind The Awkwardness

Turnaway

“This was the last time I tried to get my kids to pose for a family picture. My youngest daughter was having none of it. She would not cooperate with the photographer and we almost came to blows over it. This was the closest we could get to a happy family picture.”

(submitted by Kristen)

Welcome Home Ana! - Family Portrait

Welcome Home Ana!

“Probably not the best use of an exclamation point.”

(submitted by G)

Doctor Doctor - Babies

Doctor Doctor

“I was thirteen when my brother was born & apparently the responsibility expectation stakes were suddenly raised to a whole new level. Are we to assume that I was assisting with labor & delivery? WTH?”

(submitted by Jerrod)

Bombed - Family Portrait

Bombed

“We were getting professional family photos taken in Cathedral Park in Portland, Oregon and as the sun started setting, more and more random people started flocking around us. This random drunk guy decided that he wanted to get in our picture!”

(submitted by Sarah)

Make Yourself Comfortable - Family Portrait

Make Yourself Comfortable

“That family pic where I had my hand in my pants.”

(via source)

Don’t Fall Asleep - Family Portrait

Don’t Fall Asleep

“This year, my family started a new Thanksgiving tradition… don’t fall asleep.”

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Cult Of Personality - Family Portrait

Cult Of Personality

“When I was about 5 (I’m 40 now) my parents thought it would be fun to take some weird pictures on a camping trip to send to their friends and family.  Apparently, we frightened the park ranger. The end result is a pretty fantastic family portrait.  I can’t decide if we look more like the missing three from Fleetwood Mac or the leaders of a cult.”

(submitted by Jennifer)

Jekyll & Hyde - Family Portrait

Jekyll & Hyde

“My daughter is the ultimate troll. She switches from a smile to this face in every picture.”

(via source)

Left Out - Family Portrait

Left Out

“My cousin recently confided that he never felt like the favorite child.”

(via source)

Gearheads - Behind The Awkwardness

Gearheads

“On our way to visit our grandparents house, we had to stop at Sears for something.  My step mother saw the photo booth and decided we would do our annual family photo right then, without brushing our hair, or even taking our head gear off!  Needless to say, we were not thrilled.”

(submitted by Karen)