The internet is full of perfectly timed and beautifully captured photos of children, making the average person think, how hard could capturing a photo like this be? As parents we look at these glossy images and wish to have such photos to remember our children by. Inevitably, things do not always go according to plan, and these 20 pictures prove it.
Click on the images, to see how these seemingly perfect photos turned out when captured by real parents.
1. If only getting kids to pose for a photo was this joyful.
2. What baby wouldn't sleep peacefully in this makeshift bed?
3. What a little angel.
4. A moment all kids look forward to...
5. This looks pretty comfortable.
6. What baby wouldn't love this Halloween costume idea?
7. And in case you're out of ideas for Christmas, they'll surely love this outfit, right?
8. Seriously though, what child doesn't love being huddled in a blanket?
9. This is what all sibling photos should look like...
10. And seriously, what baby wouldn't be this keen to read?
11. Mother and child photographs are so beautiful.
12. Isn't she the cutest little princess?
13. So serene... isn't this the perfect sleeping shot?
14. The photo shoot every parent wishes to snap at Christmas.
15. Timing is everything.
16. And here's another perfect Christmas shot... oh, wait!
17. And what baby doesn't enjoy being covered in lipstick?
18. This baby hammock looks pretty comfortable, right?
19. And what baby wouldn't want to dress up as a cute little bunny?
20. And here's a cute little gentleman...