When the summer rolls around, most people can only think of one thing: the beach! The sound of waves crashing onto the golden sand. The feeling of the sun on your back and the breeze in your hair. You want to capture this moment of bliss forever. So, you pull out your camera — but then it all goes horribly wrong... We’ve rounded up 40 of the most hilarious, awkward, and perfectly timed beach photos ever. These snaps may not inspire you to head to the shore any time soon, but we promise they’ll make you laugh!
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Rule #1 of beach club: you don't eat without guarding your snacks. Look left, look right, look up, look everywhere! Whatever you do, quality snacking can only be guaranteed if you pay close attention to your surroundings at all times. Those pesky seagulls are relentless, and no ice cream cone will go undetected in their presence. Don't say we didn't warn you!
Spending a day at the beach is bar "nun" one of the best parts of summer. This lady must have managed to escape the convent for just long enough to shred some waves on her surfboard and hang ten with her habit out. Let's just hope she didn't forget to switch her radicals for a Hallelujah after she hot-footed it back to the nunnery.
Why stop at surfing nuns when you can get a full-blown miracle? Well, almost. At first glance, it looks like this woman’s makeshift stage is actually floating over the sand. Sorry to disappoint you, though, but that’s just the shadow of a flag behind her. In actual fact, the plank’s securely stationed on the beach. Boo!
Is it a dog? Is it human? Who knows! What we do know, however, is that at the end of a long day at the beach, all you want to do is relax and put your feet up. If you do, though, be sure to know your angles. A photo snapped from the side may make you look like a doggie version of a centaur, and no one wants that.