When it comes to photos of your kiddo, hilarious school picture day fails are kind of the best. Not only have plenty of these giggle-worthy pics gone viral recently, but if you happen to have one of your own—well, you’re in luck (at least when it comes to getting a good laugh a few decades from now when you look back at the ridiculousness of it).

Here are some of our favorite fails from school picture season this year.

Pro-Tip: Never Wear Green on Picture Day

While silly smiles, goofy grins and odd outfit choices are all staples of the not-so-perfect pic, some school photos go above and beyond. When mom Laura Pyle sent her daughter to school picture day in a green dress she didn’t think much of it. That is, until she got the photos back. As it turns out, the school’s photographer used a green screen. And yes, Pyle’s daughter Addison’s sparkly dress went from green to completely matching all the different backgrounds. Pyle added, in her now-viral Facebook post, “THERE ARE 87 STYLES. I NEED THEM ALL.” Hmm. Maybe this one is actually a win!

 

A similar “oops” happened to Laurel Boone Hutsell’s son earlier in the school year. Like Pyle’s daughter, Hutsell’s son also wore a green top to school on picture day. And again, like Addison, Hutsell’s son now has plenty of pics wearing a background-matching outfit.

Oh, but these aren’t the only kiddos having green screen school pic shirt issues. When this boy wore a green Under Armour shirt for his school photo, he looked like…well, a grain-filled farm field!

Say Cheese…or…Something…

Okay, okay so not all school picture fails fall under the green screen category. The photographer told this cute kiddo to “smile big.”

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And it’s not only big kids that have major photo fails. This adorable tot was less than happy about her not-so-perfect photo session.

This little guy is more than super-serious. Right?

Even though there are more than a few school picture day photo fails, it seems like the clear moral of the story is don’t send your kids to school in green!

—Erica Loop

Featured Photo: Austin Pacheco via Unsplash

 

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