Humor Web Humor 25 Family Portraits That Went Hilariously Wrong Ready to take the perfect family photo? Think again. Share PINTEREST Email Print Humor Memes Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 04/16/19 We've all seen the glory that is the Awkward Family Photos site, so we're familiar with how good pictures can go seriously wrong in spite of (or because of?) the amount of time and effort we put into creating them. Here's a sampling of hilarious family portraits that got so messed up, they became completely EPIC! 01 of 25 "Runs" in The Family iFunny You know you're a mother when you'd rather catch your baby's liquid poop in your cupped hands than ruin the carpet. 02 of 25 "That's Some 'Snuggly' Baby" Awkward Family Photos We're sure he's actually a very cute baby... not that you can tell from this hysterically unflattering picture. 03 of 25 Lemme Out Of Here! Awkward Family Photos "Get a good picture of all the kids," they said. "It'll be fun!" They said. 04 of 25 Ho Ho NOPE Awkward Family Photos This is never, ever, ever a good idea. Don't believe me? Find more fabulously awkward Christmas photos available online. 05 of 25 Family Faceplant Awkward Family Photos Something tells me he didn't want to be in the picture. 06 of 25 Pay No Attention to the Humping Dogs Awkward Family Photos Way to photobomb, fellas! They belong on this list of the most famous animal photobombers on the internet. 07 of 25 Not Subtle Instagram/socal88 The child reaching down a woman's shirt is clearly free from inhibitions. Oh, to be young again! 08 of 25 Welcome to Dorksville Awkward Family Photos We hate to break it to you, kid, but you're doomed to be dorky like your 'rents. Not that there's anything wrong with that! Dorks can be cool. 09 of 25 The Family That Smokes Together Awkward Family Photos Gets emphysema together? Hilarious. *EYE ROLL* (Seriously, whose idea was this???! Dad, was it you? We bet it was you.) 10 of 25 Speaking of Bad Dads Awkward Family Photos We're not sure why Dad chose his particular "dance" move. Keepin' it classy, pops! 11 of 25 I Believe I Can Fly Liz Hansen Photographer Liz Hansen was taking family reunion pics when she captured this funny (and scary) image. Never fear, the baby is okay!! 12 of 25 Sweet Relief Kirsty Grant Photography Al Ferguson, a twenty-six year-old blogger from Kent, England, was holding his newborn Ted during a photoshoot when... poop happened. The best part? The satisfied look on little Ted's face when he's letting loose. We all know that feeling, Ted! 13 of 25 Split Decision Awkward Family Photos According to Awkward Family Photos, this family didn't want to take the same boring, posed shots that everyone else was taking, so they thought outside the box a bit. In retrospect, maybe the brother's head placement was a little ill chosen. 14 of 25 No Babies Were Hurt in the Making of This Photo Ellen Ellen Degeneres was the first to feature a funny picture of a baby taking a nose dive at the end of a long line of siblings and cousins. Timberrrrr! 15 of 25 The WHAT Kingdom?! I-Am-Bored When posing for pictures, don't forget to check the background! 16 of 25 Mom, Dad, and Little Up-Chuck Reddit The baby probably felt so much better after he spit up. Hey, spit happens! The owner of the head he spit up on may not have agreed. 17 of 25 Take That, Mom Awkward Family Photos Poor mom does so much, and puts up with so much. Let's hope this little guy got her a nice present for Mother's Day that year. 18 of 25 Welcome To The World EpicFail.com Please let this be a posed picture. Please? Either way, what an inauspicious introduction to the world! Let's hope it gets better from here on out, kiddo. 19 of 25 Kid, Meet Cement Awkward Family Photos Moments before, this little girl had been tugging on her mother's hand, when suddenly she just let go. The camera caught her just at the perfect time... right before the pavement did. 20 of 25 The Fountain of Youth EpicFail.com Clearly those naked baby pictures aren't all they're cracked up to be. 21 of 25 Daughter Down Reddit This family was going for "carefree" and wound up achieving "Alert CPS" status. 22 of 25 Oh Holy Fright The Heavy We don't blame dad for not wanting to wear those cheesy matching pajamas, but... couldn't he put something on? Anything? 23 of 25 Mom's All Choked Up The Heavy This classic picture from the 80s captures so many things, from the son's "hilarious" personality to the daughter's seething hatred for her mother simmering quietly under a calm surface. 24 of 25 There's Always One Awkward Family Photos Every family has that one kid who just refuses to get with the program. 25 of 25 Family Is #1. (Or Sometimes #2) Awkward Family Photos Of all the ways, in all the world, to pose for a family photo... this one probably stinks the most. Literally.