It's a well-known stereotype that guys care less about the details when it comes to aesthetics; we are kind of chill about things like lighting, mood, and colors, just as long as the desired message gets across. This post reinforces that cliché and then some; it's girlfriend's pics of their beloved Vs. boyfriend's awkward photos.

You can see the method in the girlfriend pics: nice lighting, a good angle to make you look photogenic, and the timing of pose that suggests that she took a few photos at the same time and chose the one you are looking good in. On the other hand, there are the boyfriends. The timing suggests they took a few and chose the worst one, or simply waited until they could capture her at her most hilariously awkward facial expressions. Because, you know, it's funny!

Perhaps it's just a matter of goals. Maybe girlfriends want to photograph their guys at their smoldering best, capturing not just their looks but their unique personalities too, because that's what she would want. Boyfriends might prefer funny photos of a goofy shared memory, who cares about your 'good side?'

Either way, the list makes for some hilarious comparisons, so you know the drill: Scroll on down and check the funny faces and the hilarious 'caught in the act' poses out for yourself!

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KäRTKN
Community Member
1 year ago

E.T

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

666 people are talking about it, figures

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MsM
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1 year ago

Second photo: after being at the pub all night

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Magic567
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1 year ago

majestic!

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Rowlie
Community Member
1 year ago

It's the magic of pizza

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

That is really a good pic of him....

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Tomi Stojanovic
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1 year ago

Well, he actually took a better photo...

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Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
1 year ago

Sometimes men just don’t think!! 🤪

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Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
1 year ago

Thanks for trying sweetie!!

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Jo Bebe
Community Member
1 year ago

"When she's mad I get her food"....My boyfriend needs to take a note ! >"

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Piku
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh oh.. he's watching you

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Xavier Wescott
Community Member
1 year ago

I wonder if these boyfriends have caught onto the trend and are doing this on purpose.

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Kathy Baylis
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1 year ago

Her shirt says it all, really.

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Rowlie
Community Member
1 year ago

Tbh nobody looks good while digesting food

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Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
1 year ago

You’re almost in one of the photos!!! 😎

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MsM
Community Member
1 year ago

Awesome pic! She's properly tearing up that grub.

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

They look like a mother and a son

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Katchen
Community Member
1 year ago

I wish I looked so good in my bad photos.

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

Really like the shot on the left. I don't normally like when shots are off kilter but this one works for me. Love the little lens flare. It tells a story, like all good shots. Way to go. I been playing around with photography for 25+ years and I have only taken one shot that I felt was really awesome. That's kinda depressing but I already know I am way to critical on my own stuff. You've got a possible future in this! Nurture it.

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MsM
Community Member
1 year ago

2nd pic: Me, when my coworker won't stop talking nonsense

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm getting hungry looking at these pics

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

Do not worry, you still look beautiful

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, as if it needed to be said... I think we know his focal point.

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Seriously, both pics suck...

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Calum Sanderson
Community Member
1 year ago

how come she doesn't know how to use utensils though

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Hamster Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

Why do I like the second one better?..

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Liam Walsh
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1 year ago

What is the metal container on her plate about?

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meAgan
Community Member
1 year ago

Damn girl you look good whatcha talking about

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MeggersTheFox
Community Member
1 year ago

They're both cute pictures, foods the real star here tho!

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Rowlie
Community Member
1 year ago

His focus is only on You

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MsM
Community Member
1 year ago

Pic on the bottom right looks like Thurgood Orenthal Stubbs from that awesome 90's show "The PJs"

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

I love both of them. The shot of the bf shows that he's an average guy. He's got a girlfriend but prefers playing his video game. Dude, you got a joystick sticking out of your phone! Doesn't that poke your head when you try to answer the phone? Gotta love the shot of the gf as well. Out of focus but still great. In fact, I'd argue that due to her expression and subject matter of the shot it looks more rushed and hurried and more honest. She looks amazed that he was able to put the game down long enough to snap a pic of her eating cheeseballs. Sister, where are you that you got a giant container of cheeseballs sitting in the seat next to you? Both great shots!

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

I would believe you. Both awesome shots! If I had to choose a fave it would be the shot of the gf. I love the color, subdued lighting and the way she looks so engaged in what she's looking at or thinking of. Awesome job to you both. And I just realized that the shot of the bf is next to oversized table and chairs. Awesome use of black and white colors without going into b&w and the shadows really set it off. Kinda hard to look all serious when you are standing next to 12 foot table and chairs! Just awesome!

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

Great job to you both! The real story is in the eyes. You both captured something that photographers have been trying to capture from day one. I really like these shots. Way to go!

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Joonscrab
Community Member
1 year ago

Both are on the same level lol

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

Again, both of these are equally bad

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C
Community Member
1 year ago

He is barely in that pic and his hand is blurry lol

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

They're both good but I like the shot of the gf. Love that glow and thoughtful far away gaze.

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

They're both terrible

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RAPE
Community Member
1 year ago

Because males don't have to brag about their girls on Instagram to feel complete.

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Billy Beecham
Community Member
1 year ago

I love that the one place he chose to snap a pic is when you stand under the evacuation route sign. Now that's a typical guy. Always looking for the exit.