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Travel Photography Contest: Week 4–Take the Road Less Traveled

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Sony α NEX-5TL
Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera TX30
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10
The versatile new Sony α NEX-5TL compact system camera combines a stylish, ultra-compact design and the creative capabilities of interchangeable lenses with large-sensor image quality, speedy Auto Focus (AF) and the convenience of NFC (Near Field Communication) one-touch for easier Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Cyber-shot TX30is the world’s slimmest waterproof digital compact camera. The chic, stylish camera features 5x optical zoom and is waterproof to a depth of 10m (33 ft), dustproof, shockproof and freezeproof5.
The Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 models utilize Wi-Fi connectivity to instantly transform a connected smartphone into a versatile, powerful photographic tool, allowing it to shoot high-quality images and HD videos to rival a premium compact camera.

Screen Shot 2013-12-11 at 1.59.56 PM This week it’s time to take the road less traveled. Our second to last challenge of the photography contest is just as much about where you travel as it is about how to take great travel photos.

Show us what happens when you go off the beaten path! Find out how in tip 4 from Sony Artisans Me Rah Koh and Andy Katz.

Then, send us your travel photos that go somewhere new enter this week’s photography contest.

You could win a Sony α NEX-5TL, valued at over $700. Our runner ups will win either a Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera TX30 or a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10.

Each week, Sony Artisan Andy Katz will pick a weekly winner. The first week of January, we’ll announce the top five finalists.

Email your photos to

And congrats to our week three winner, Sarah  Ory. Click here to see all top entries.

And don’t miss out on all of Katz and Koh’s expert tips. Watch their video if you want a head start on your contest competition.