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Passport Photos

Passport Photos - Behind The Awkwardness

“This is me and my family (I’m the kid on the right) taken probably around ’88. My dad was taking passport photos of himself and my mom, and they had to try a few shots to get the size just right. Since he didn’t want to waste any film, he had us sit on the couch for the whole photo-shoot.”

(submitted by Reuben)

In Behind The Awkwardness • June 16th, 2011 • 48 Comments »


Backstabber - Behind The Awkwardness

“I was home for the Holiday’s after I joined the Navy and completed boot camp. My father thought we should have a family portrait. My brother picked up a knife and held it over my unsuspecting father’s head.”

(submitted by Mark)

In Behind The Awkwardness • June 13th, 2011 • 72 Comments »

The Almost Incredibles

The Almost Incredibles - Family Portrait

These five were still trying to figure out their superpowers.

(submitted by Tony)

In Family Portrait • June 9th, 2011 • 64 Comments »


Footloose - Family Portrait

In this small town, only one man dared to defy the ban on jorts.

(submitted by Ashley)

In Family Portrait • June 4th, 2011 • 77 Comments »

Look Away

Look Away - Family Portrait

There’s not a straight-shooter in the family.

(submitted by Kelly)

In Family Portrait • May 31st, 2011 • 67 Comments »

Getting Sleepy

Getting Sleepy - Family Portrait

Rest up… the holidays are coming.

(submitted by Melanie)

In Family Portrait • May 31st, 2011 • 2 Comments »

Double Vision

Double Vision - *AFP Hall Of Fame*

“The year was 1976. My mom had just come home with that fabulous perm, and, apparently, I asked to have the same done to my hair.  I was three or four at the time, so I’ll have to take her word on that.  I do, however remember the traumatic experience of having that fro cut off several days after this picture was taken, because I played in a sandbox too emphatically and my mother couldn’t comb through the tangled, sandy mess!  This picture will always make me smile (while shaking my head).  It shows just how tiny our immediate family was – just me and my mom, with dad behind the camera at his studio. It’s goofy, sure, but back then, it was just ‘us’.”

(submitted by Julie)

In *AFP Hall Of Fame* • May 29th, 2011 • 2 Comments »
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