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Awkward Family Photo

Holidays are cringe. They're supposed to be fun but, more often than not, they're a tormenting fortnight of toe-curling awkwardness. And, to make matters worse, there's usually someone on the holiday who can't stop taking photos.

Not content with just letting the awkwardness disappear on the breeze, these people will whip out their camera at every available opportunity and capture the moments forever. The forced smiles, the matching outfits, the weird poses; embarrassing memories documented for keepsake, an ever-growing archive for future historians to laugh at.

"The forced smiles, the matching outfits, the weird poses; embarrassing memories documented for keepsake..."

Before the internet and smartphones, of course, these awkward incidents were kept safe and secure in your mum's photo album. But, thanks to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, we now live in a world where these spectacularly awkward moments can spread quickly and easily around the globe.

In honour of all things awkward, we've compiled this collection of seriously awkward holiday snaps. Brace yourself for some pretty intense awkwardness!

1) The Awkward Tree

Photo: tiwibzone.

Awkward Family Photo Holiday

 

2) The Awkward Goth

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

 

3) The Awkward Turtle Sex Show

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

Awkward Family Photo Holiday

 

4) The Awkward Gorilla In The Fancy-Hat

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

Awkward Family Photo

 

5) The Awkward Pyramid Of Denim

Photo: web-images.chacha.com.

Awkward Family Photo

 

6) The Awkward Straw Hat

Photo: xclusivetouch.co.uk.

Awkward Family Photo Beach

 

7) The Awkward Trident

Photo: mrbeaches.

Awkward Family Photo Beach

 

8) The Awkward Erection

Photo: theadventourist.com.

 

9) The Awkward Married Couple At Exit 83B

Photo: Today.com.

 

10) The Awkward Trip To Disney

Photo: NBC News.

 

11) The Awkward Groin-Grab

Photo: imgur.com.

 

12) The Awkward Baby Sandwich

Photo: naturallyfamily.com.

 

13) The Awkward Picnic With The Awkward Baby

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

 

14) The Awkward 'Where's Wally?' Outfits

Photo: thepinkflamingo.info.

 

15) The Awkward Ski Pose

Photo: Womansday.com.

 

16) The Awkward Trip To Disney 2.0

Photo: amarillo.com.

 

17) The Awkward Pole-Balancing Family

Photo: today.com.

 

18) The Awkward Dressing Gowns

Photo: pinstopin.com.

 

19) The Awkward Hot Tub

Photo: teendayz.com.

 

20) The Awkward Horse

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

 

21) The Awkward Motorbike Gang

Photo: teendayz.com.

 

22) The Awkward Bucket-Hats

Photo: awkwardfamilyphotos.com.

 

23) The Awkward Sun Lounger

Photo: whattheflicka.com.

 

24) The Awkward Red Plane

Photo: ivillage.ca.

 

25) The Awkward Scuba Suits

Photo: vitalmx.com.

 

26) The Awkward Green Shorts

Photo: teamjimmyjoe.com.

 

27) The Awkward Mount Rushmore Family

Photo: AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.

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