It’s hard not to love the beach: waves crashing onto the golden sand, the sun’s rays flooding your body with warmth. Perhaps you want to capture a moment of joy, say, so you lift your camera – and then it all goes wrong. Or maybe you’re getting creative in your attempts to forever preserve the fun you’re having. These 40 images definitely fall into one of those two categories. They might not inspire any sense of coastal serenity in you, but we promise they’ll make you laugh.