12/10/2013 02:37 pm ET

This Is What Happens When Parents Use Smartphones

Don't you just hate when this happens: You're trying to take a photo on your smartphone when suddenly you realize the front-facing camera is activated. And there you are just staring back at your own face from an awkward and unflattering angle.

Redditor pauliwalnuts caught his father making this very mistake during his sister's proposal dinner. He posted the photo to Reddit on Monday and poked fun at his dad, writing, "Stop taking selfies, Dad, your daughter just got engaged."

As far as accidental selfies go, this one had some pretty poor timing. But if you look closely at his face, he does look like one proud papa!

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