50 Wholesomely Hilarious Family Pictures That Are Just So Awkward (New Pics)
Ah, awkward family pictures! Can't live with them, could definitely live without them. However, it's quite funny seeing other people dig through their archive and find gems along the way. And have we prepared a treasure trove of photos today!
The Instagram page Awkward Family Photos has been serving the best content since 2009, entertaining their impressive collection of 1M followers in the process. This isn’t the first time we’ve covered this incredible page, so feel free to check out our previous article here. But for now, let’s dive into the nostalgia-inducing awkwardness.
"My Mom Was Amish In The 90s. Apparently, When This Picture Was Taken She Was In Trouble With The Church For Breaking Off Three Engagements."
"This Old Picture Of My Great-Grandmother, Far Left, Makes It Look Like The Cameraman Just Stumbled Into A Secret Meeting Of The Grandmas..."
"My Daughter’s One Year Old Picture Didn’t Go Quite As Planned..."
"1984, France. The Only Picture I Have Of My Grandma And She Looks Like Grambo"
“Our Daughter Would Not Cooperate For Her Photos. She Was Doing Everything But Smiling. Here She Is 'Hulking Out'"
“My Husband And I Decided To Compile Childhood Pictures For A Slideshow To Have At Our Wedding Reception And When Going Through His Stack Of Photos, Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For This Gem"
"And to my surprise, he thought it was an awesome picture and wondered why I was laughing so hard.”
"I Really Love Those Quirky Space-Themed Family Photos. My Dog Max Was Less Than Cooperative, But We Managed To Snag This Wondrous Beauty."
"This Is A Picture Of My Husband From Elementary School. His Friends Have Dubbed Him #childdwight."
“My Dad Took Me To The Mall To Get Glamour Shots Done For My Tenth Birthday. I Was So Excited, This Was Everything To Me. I Turned Out To Look Like A 40-Something Real Estate Agent, And A Possible Delta Burke Twin. Designing Women, Here I Come.”
"My Mom Said This Was One Of My Favorite Things To Do As A Child."
“‘I Didn’t Ask For This,’ Said Our Very Stubborn 2.5 Year Old. He Had The Same Expression In Every Photo From The Session”
"I Turned 31 In January And This School Photo Is Still The Most Professional Photo I Have Of Myself."
“That’s Me In The Background Unsuccessfully Trying To Get A Kite To Stay Airborne. Photo Was Taken By A Long-Time Friend Who Finds It An Effective Blackmail Tool”
“My 1981 High School Yearbook Photo With Perm And Spiderman Glasses"
“We Were Doing Family Photos For My Sister’s Bat Mitzvah. The Photographer Told Us To Make Funny Faces But My Mom Took It To The Next Level…”
“My High School Senior Photo Has Tortured Me For Years And Now I’m Owning The Embarrassment”
“My Daughter And I Had Been Holding Hands And She Was Leaning Away From Me And Our Photographer Caught The Perfect Moment. So The Rest Of Us Are Looking Fabulous While My 2 Year Old Is Crashing Into The Pavement.” … And Later That Day. Seriously
"I Was Shooting Family Pics When This Local Obliviously Walked Into Frame." @studio1208
"Here's A Photo Of My Old Man Putting Out The Vibe With His 'Stache. According To Him, This Image Dates Back To August Of 1990. Roughly 9 Months Before I Was Born"
"A Very Short-Lived Photo Studio Opened At The Mall Near Our House"
"My brother and I begged for months to get our family photo taken there. Finally, our parents relented and our family spent a glorious evening trying a variety of poses and costumes before selecting this gem. The real highlight came with people’s reactions to the photo after we had it framed and placed over the fireplace. Because this was before the advent of Photoshop, a lot of people ACTUALLY BELIEVED THAT THIS HAD HAPPENED… even one of my brother’s girlfriends.”
"My Aunt Casually Told Me That She Once Found A Ton Of Skeletons In Her Garden."
This Is The Photo My Grandmother Sent Out As Her Xmas Card In The Early 70s"
"She didn’t like my Dad’s not-smiling face so she cut out one from a different picture, pasted it in place and sent it to the printers. Note the glue on my dad’s face where grandma had attempted to affix the smiling face before it shifted during printing completely unintentionally. Still one of the funniest things ever sent to more than 200 friends and family.”