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Jeremy Corbyn has played into the hands of satirists by posing in a canoe on dry land. Rudderless anyone?

Most awkward political photocalls: From Ed Miliband's bacon sandwich to Jeremy Corbyn in a canoe

Will Metcalfe

Year after year they do it – politicians posing for potentially career hindering photographs.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is the latest casualty as he posed in a canoe on dryland during a visit to Sunnyvale Fishery and Outdoor Activity Centre, a youth crime reduction project in Calderdale, Yorkshire.

But he’s in good company.

Here we take a look at the funny, the weird and the downright bizarre political picture opportunities that perhaps didn’t quite go to plan.