10 School Photos That Went Awry

Everyone remembers school picture day. You had to get dressed up. When it was time for your photo, you only had a few moments to look your best. And if you screwed up, it could be months ’til you got a retake, if at all.

That’s a lot of pressure! It’s no surprise that some of us just couldn’t pull it off. Today, we’re looking at a selection of school pictures that didn’t go as planned. As you’ll see, sometimes an outtake winds up being better than a “perfect” photo.

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“My son protesting school pictures.”

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“For my 2nd grade photo, I went for a ‘Satan’s child lawyer’ look.”

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“My friend’s Mom mixed up pajama day with picture day. He was not pleased.”

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“When you are 6 years old and have been preparing all morning to pose with your hand on your hip for school pictures, because that is the cutest pose after all, and then are told to put your hand on your chin, suddenly pictures don’t seem as fun.”

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“A gem I found of my sister-in-law. I will call her ‘Razz-A-Ma-Tazz’ for her upside-down shades.”

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“No one ever wore a Gap Athletic tee quite so well.”

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“A bug landed on my aunt right when her school photo was taken.”

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“My mother got her hairdresser diploma in 1987. I was a poor innocent victim of her experiments. I guess she put a billiard triangle around my head and put some hairspray.”

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“My son became a cowboy over the summer, with a feather boa hat. I love that his loose tooth he wouldn’t let me pull was just hanging for his school picture.”

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