Family Portrait

Happy Accident

“1990 Christmas photo. Mum was setting up the timer on the camera and accidentally took this beauty. I have no idea what’s happening.”

(submitted by Jo)

VC Andrews Novel Comes to Life

“My mother did a glamour photo shoot for my father as a Christmas gift one year and took me along for the ride. I will never forget this day and I am curious as to what really went through my father’s head when he received the portfolio of pictures this day produced. This is one of the better ones.”

(submitted by Dina)

High Tide

“My friend’s family Christmas picture. If you’re going to be standing in water, wouldn’t you bring shorts?”

(submitted by S.)

Ant Man

“This portrait was taken at my family’s 2010 Christmas celebration, when we gathered from all over the USA. The guy in the ant costume is my husband. Respecting the industriousness and work ethic of the European Wood Ant, he believes everyone should emulate ants for the forthcoming year. He is the only person I know who celebrates this way.”

(submitted by Nan)

11 Creative, Hilarious Christmas Cards

Two Canadian couples have made a tradition of sending over-the-top awkward Christmas photos to their families and friends. Camilla Singh & Walter Willems, and Robyn & Mark...

Side Eyes

“This was a photo from the 1970s of my parents, aunts, uncles, and little sister. All wearing flannel, all looking off to the side except for one of us.”

(submitted by Steve)

White Christmas

“This is my children’s first Christmas photo.”

(via source and Lauren Ashley Photography)

Thirtysomething

“I don’t know what’s more awkward–how much I look like a boy, my Mom’s giant glasses, or Dad’s hideous sweater.”

(submitted by Sam)