Photo Competition: Cliched travel snaps

Last updated 08:00 29/11/2013
Travel cliche

CLICHE SHOT: The ol' 'Am-I-doing-it-right?' pointing/grabbing the top of something shot.

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Fireworks over Sleeping Beauty's Castle in Disneyland. The ultimate Californian Cliche.
Sunset on the nose!
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Sunset on the nose!
Travel Cliche laos
Jenny Seward Zoom
Travel is thirsty work! Photo taken in near Luang Prabang, Laos at the Kuang Si Falls in July 2010 by Chelsea Blair.
Canon EOS 100D
PERFECT COMPANION: The Canon EOS 100D is the smallest and lightest APS-C DSLR in the world.

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This competition is now closed.

As much as we love to mock travel photo clichés... we're all guilty of them. When you travel the world, sometimes you just can't resist.

Whether it's a million pictures of a sunset, a selfie, you walking down Abbey Road or holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa - we want to see your cliché masterpieces.

Send us your most clichéd travel photo and be in the running to win the Canon EOS 100D - the lightest and most compact EOS camera in the world.

To see the best entries so far, click on the gallery on the left.


The Canon EOS 100D is the smallest and lightest APS-C DSLR in the world, offering renowned DSLR quality and fun creative features for those who like to think big, but travel light.

Measuring just 116.8 x 90.7 x 69.4mm and weighing only 407g, the incredibly lightweight and compact body gives users the full responsive experience of a DSLR in a compact body to take everywhere, so you can capture adventures in stunning quality.

 Capable of shooting at speeds of up to 4fps, the EOS 100D is equally comfortable with fast paced action on holidays as it is with special moments with family and friends.

Special features include Scene Intelligent Auto, LCD touch panel, 7 Creative Art Filters, Special Scene Modes, In-camera cropping, 18.0 Megapixel CMOS sensor and Full HD video.


To be in to win, complete this assignment by posting your most clichéd travel photo.

One photo per person.

This will end on November 29, 2013.

How to enter:

a) Upload your travel photo to by clicking the green "contribute" button at the bottom of this page and uploading the photos.

b) Photos must be in jpeg, gif, tif or png format.

c) Include a brief description of when and where the photo was taken, and a caption for it. Please also include the name of the person who took the photo.

d) Include your phone number.

Any entry that does not comply with these conditions will not be an eligible entry.

Eligibility: Staff, their families and contractors of Fairfax New Zealand Limited and Canon are not eligible to enter.

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By entering this competition you confirm that:

(a) your entry is original and you own all rights in the photo;

(b) your entry does not violate the privacy rights, copyright, contract rights or other rights (including but not limited to intellectual property rights) of any person, corporation or entity;

(c) your entry does not contain content, or their conduct in creating the content, was not illegal, contrary to any laws, indecent, obscene, threatening, discriminatory, harassing to any person, in breach of any confidence, defamatory, libellous, offensive or objectionable;

By submitting a photo to, you give us a world wide licence in perpetuity to publish the photo both in print and online on any Fairfax Media publication or website (including in Australia) and on our social media networks.

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