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Feb '16

What’s the Difference Between a Male and a Female Pineapple?

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson and Nancy Wong    LOCATION: Helemano Plantation, Hawaii (2016) We are NOT by any means experts in fruit anatomy. But modesty aside, we can’t figure out why the pineapple on the right needs to wear a bra. Here’s another hole-in-the-head photo-op at the wonderfully kitschy Helemano Plantation: (Photojournalist Brian Henderson is [...]

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Sep '15

OUCH: Do Not Head Lose

SUBMITTED BY: Chris Kilham    LOCATION: Thailand (2015) This shop owner’s English grammar may not be perfect, but his or her heart is in the right place. (Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author and educator who teaches a popular ethnobotany course at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.)

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Oct '14

Hands That Cut Through Stone

SUBMITTED BY: Jadelyn & Greig Nakamura  LOCATION: Arches National Park, Utah (2014) Pretending to hold a famous landmark, such as the Liberty Bell or the Leaning Tower of Pisa, is one of the toughest photo-ops to pull off. Everything needs to be perfect. The camera angle, the palm arc, the wind conditions, everything. The slightest [...]

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Sep '14

Did he order the girly drink?

SUBMITTED BY: Barrie and Ilya Mirman  LOCATION: South Iceland (2014) Iceland is known as the Land of the Northern Lights, the Land of Few Vowels, and now… The Land of No Pants! (Tacky Tourist Photos co-founder Ilya Mirman is a rock-and-roll photographer specializing in heavy metal metal hair bands. Barrie is a frequent TTP contributor [...]

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Jul '14

This Preying Mantis Must Be a Yankees or Orioles Fan

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick   LOCATION: Downtown Container Park, Las Vegas (2014) Angered by the juvenile petty behavior of David Price, this Mantis took out his rage on the first Tampa Bay Rays fan he could find. (Darren Garnick is co-founding curator of Tacky Tourist Photos.)

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Jun '14

Gone With The Empathy: Why is Scarlett Smiling?

SUBMITTED BY: Noelle Boc  LOCATION: Universal Studios, California (1985) It’s tough to line up your face in one of those hole-in-the-head photoboards. You have to make sure there’s not too much hair dangling through the hole, especially in cases when the color doesn’t match. You have to tilt your head at the perfect angle and [...]

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Jun '14

Do You Wanna Be the Thief or the Drunkard?

SUBMITTED BY: The Cole Family of Colorado     LOCATION: London, England (2014) It’s not truly a family vacation until you’ve been publicly humiliated, right? Stockades are a staple photo-op of historical theme parks, whether it be commemorating the sadistic Pilgrims at Plimoth Plantation or even the Disney version of Revolutionary War America. But England’s Warwick Castle [...]

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May '14

You’d Have to be NUTS Not to Love This Photo

SUBMITTED BY: Barrie and Ilya Mirman   LOCATION: Belfast, Maine (2014) This nutcracker looks like a lobster, from the hue to the anatomy of the tail and claws. It even looks like the artist ran out of paint. But this “Head in the Hole” sign board photo-op at Perry’s Nut House gets an A+ for [...]

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Dec '13

Squirrel! (Who Says Disney is Just For Kids?)

SUBMITTED BY: Daryl Morey  LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2013) The #1 Dad Responsibility? Act like a goofball for your kids. “Dug,” the Talking Dog from the Disney/Pixar film “UP,” eagerly recreates his Squirrel pose thousands of times a day. It’s a role that Daryl can’t resist! (Daryl Morey is our top Tacky Tourist Photos correspondent from [...]

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Apr '13

Lighthouse Resistance Training

SUBMITTED BY: The Cole Family   LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii (2013) Sarah pushes with her back muscles.  Ben pushes with his chest muscles. The Lighthouse Workout is coming to a gym near you! Kudos to photographer Jason Cole. It’s not easy to line up people perfectly for forced perspective photography, as this epic Tacky Tourist Photos [...]

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Apr '13

This is What Fear Looks Like

SUBMITTED BY: Stacey Dunn Reid   LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2012) We all know from the movie “Jurassic Park” that the T-Rex is a ruthless and heartless beast that will crush you to bits with little or no warning. Nowhere is safe. You could even be eaten while you are on the toilet. With that actor’s [...]

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Jan '13

Ice Cream Hugger

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson and Anne Donelan   LOCATION: I-95, Dillon, South Carolina Anyone who has ventured on a Florida roadtrip from any East Coast destination can attest to the marketing power of the South of the Border truck stop, a.k.a. “America’s Favorite Highway Oasis.” It’s relentless Beat Down Marketing, pummeling you with billboard updates [...]

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Jan '13

Frisky and Fatigued

SUBMITTED BY: Alysha Lynch  LOCATION: Key West, Florida (2013) Mocking stereotypical tourists, the lifeblood of the Florida economy, nevertheless remains a popular sport. (Alysha Lynch is a competitive mud runner visiting Florida for the 2013 Ragnar Relay Race, a 200-mile sprint from Miami to Key West)

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Jan '13

Germ-Free Kiss With David Beckham

SUBMITTED BY: Lillie Marshall   LOCATION: London, England (2013) Lillie’s smitten by David Beckham’s mannequin alter-ego at London’s Heathrow Airport. But logic wins out over lust as she keeps a “hygienic half-foot distance from the already-slobbered-on” British soccer star. Besides imaginary romance (or “adultery” since her hubby was in plain view), check out Lillie’s other Best [...]

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Dec '12

How the West Was Won – Mormon Edition

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos  LOCATION: San Diego, California (2012) Would you want this little old lady holding down the fort? This 1800′s-era musket at Old Town San Diego’s Mormon Battalion History Museum could be twice her height!