The Big Picture travel photo competition March 2017: Finalists

Take a look at the finalists in our reader travel photo competition, The Big Picture. The overall winner will be announced on on Saturday, March 11.

The winner will receive a $17,000 India river cruise.

Traveller sixth edition of The Big Picture competition for amateur photographers, is run in association with Fairfax Media's photo club, Clique, run by the photographic departments of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

The overall winner and a partner or friend will travel on a luxury, eight-day APT Spirit of India river cruise for two in a twin Signature suite, courtesy of APT valued at up to $14,390. The prize includes economy return airfares to Kolkata from the winner's nearest Australian capital city, valued at up to $1500 a person. Trip highlights include a city tour of Kolkata, exploring its colonial heritage, including the bustling Dalhousie Square and St John's Church, before heading to the nearby Mullik Ghat Flower Market.

The cruise along the lower Ganges includes stops at Kalna, known as the City of Temples, and a guided cycle-rickshaw tour, an excursion to the brass-working village of Matiari and a visit to the former French colony of Chandannagar.

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Traveller's The Big Picture competition is part of Clique. So join Fairfax's Clique photography club and we'll help you become a better photographer — no matter what your skill level.

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