Anyone who's ever been dragged down to Sears or another professional portrait studio knows that more often than not, the results can be downright awkward. The professional lighting and lenses will highlight any bad hairstyle or skin blemishes, but when you bring in ridiculous props, pets, or add other "special" effects, the portraits can go from bad to just plain bizarre. Take a look at some of the funniest portrait studio photos we could find. Most of these make you wonder how the photographer was able to keep a straight face! Vote for the funniest, and if you have any lying around yourself, submit them below using our slide uploader tool.
15 Terrible Professional Portraits (PHOTOS)