Forgive me if we discussed this recently, but I think it was a while back and a couple of interesting posts are raising the issue of the possibly over-used label. Wicki of course says: A cliché or cliche (/ˈkliːʃeɪ/ or /klɪˈʃeɪ/) is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. So for me a lone tree photographed only because of its isolation is, but as an element in a landscape that is worth looking at for its own sake, is not. A sunset where the only reason is to record the colours and impact is, but when used as a lighting source for something else, is not. A candid with someone parked by a no parking sign is (almost without exception), milky water, where the main idea is to blur the water is, but as element in a scene that would work just as well some other way, is not. And so on. Any views? Sorry for people of tender age, because what's novel and meaningful to you might be done to death for many of us.