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25 Funny Family Photos That Are Hilariously Awkward

You've probably been captured in some pretty hilarious family photos over the years, but they're probably not as strange as these ones!

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World’s Best Dad

Someone is a very, very proud dog dad. If you’re laughing at these funny family photos, you’ll also get a kick out of these funny photos.

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Farm life

This is one of the many funny family photos where we’re not really sure what’s going on. But hey, they’re family and that’s all that matters. 

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Happy accident

Did they mean to capture this moment on camera?

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Smile big

We can’t tell if he’s scared or really, really happy to be wearing a cow shirt. These funny family stories are a bit too relatable.

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Family vacation

Try to look a little happy about the fact that you’re in South Dakota. 

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Bruised Santa

Looks like some of the naughty kids fought back after they were told they’re getting coal this year.

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How much do you think their mom had to bribe them to wear these matching outfits?

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Do you have any change?

Ahh, the parking meters, the spot where we fell in love. Check out these cartoons about family life that will make yours seem less crazy.

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Greek goddess

Is the boy tied in the same sheet as his mom? What was the theme of this photoshoot?

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Including the pets

This family might want to watch out because that animal looks like it’s going to attack after being forced to sit down in front of the camera. 

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Squishing the younger sibling

Nothing to see here except my new Christmas presents. 

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Radio Flyer

We think he’d be a little happier in a bigger wagon.

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Dog lover

This dog deserves a lot of treats. Funny family photos are made even better with animals in them. For more laughs, check out these funny dog photos

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Shades on

Was the flash too bright?

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Hoover siblings

“Put your arm around your brother!”

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Aim lower

Ouch! Have you captured any funny family photos like this?

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Tweet, tweet

Aww look, the parrot is smiling

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We think this boy is just as scared of the doll as we are. 

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Masked child

He likes being the odd one out in the family.

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Telephone love

Are they saying their vows over the phone? These funny family vacation stories will make you crack up.

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Brace face

A family that suffers from retainer pain together stays together.

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Four little elves

One elf is not in the holiday spirit.

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I don’t know them

Grammy does not want to follow the rules.

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No kisses

Are we sure these are this child’s parents? When you’re done laughing at these funny family photos, check out these hilarious baby photos.

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Cats in space

You probably shouldn’t hold the cat like that.

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Test your comedy

If you think you can come up with funnier captions for these awkwardly funny photos, try out the game, Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits with your friends or family.

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is the Senior Production Editor at Trusted Media Brands. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She works with our Production Coordinators to keep content moving and make sure that things are working well behind the scenes for all our digital sites. In her free time, she likes exploring the seacoast of Maine where she lives and works remotely full time and snuggling up on the couch with her corgi, Eggo, to watch HGTV or The Office.