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Santa Photo Fails: Proof That Meeting Santa Isn't Always Magical

11/18/2015 03:07 EST | Updated 11/18/2015 03:59 EST

Getting a photo with Santa can be a magical experience for any child. But often, things go wrong. From tears to giving the middle finger and running away, anything can happen during a photoshoot with old Saint Nick.

Despite this, the experience always results in some very funny photos your family can cherish forever. Just take a look at these hilarious #SantaPhotoFails from Instagram.

Someone is excited for Santa. #EmersonLily #Santaphotofail

A photo posted by Kate Stopa (@kgstopa) on


#nailedit #santaphotofail Model kids picture on the website My kids picture...awesome

A photo posted by Kristina Cusumano (@krcusumano) on


#santaphotofail

A photo posted by kayteekenny (@kayteekenny) on


#santaisatrueprofessional #santaphotofail

A photo posted by Amanda Bude (@groovybabies) on


Terrified..❤️ #santaphotofail#terrified#santa#christmas#lol

A photo posted by 🍥 Tabatha + Avei 🍥 (@tab_avei) on


Right before he made the mad dash for his stroller! 😂🎅 #santaisnotforme #badsanta #santaphotofail

A photo posted by Lisa M. Redding (@lisaredn) on


#santaphotofail LOL

A photo posted by monique devereaux teakle (@niquedt) on


#santaphotofail #twinningwithsanta #twinsofinstagram

A photo posted by Dr Alexandra Vakili (@vakili_twins) on


Brat to the max #littleshit #badgirl #hilarious #santaphotofail

A photo posted by @kacie_kay on


The Santa Pic!!! :)

A photo posted by Louise Iles (@sewlou_lou) on


I really didnt like Santa #TBT #santaphotofail #fail #santa #christmas #badsanta @nbcla

A photo posted by Chitown girl in San Diego (@chitowngirlinsd) on



#grandkids #santaphoto #santaphotofail

A photo posted by Lani (@lanisammons) on


2014 vs 2015. Maybe next year we will get the trifecta! 😂😂 #dackkids #santaphotofail @gaz_dack

A photo posted by 🌟✨Elissa✨🌟 (@elissa9) on


pretty much sums it up 🎅❤️ #santaphotofail

A photo posted by .:rachel:. (@aussiegirlie722) on




She wasn't happy to see Santa. 🎅 #santaphotofail #christmasphoto #pictureswithsanta #2ndchristmas #emersynrose

A photo posted by Alyssa Bullard (@asoutherncharmedmomma) on



Can't get enough of these hilarious photos? Check out more below!

Santa Photos That Did NOT Go As Planned