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Images Of Canberra (1878 Stories)

The flight of the birds. Images of Canberra

By 2 January 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Andy has sent in these amazing pictures with this note:
While waiting for the NYE fireworks to start, I kept myself amused by taking long exposure photos of the gulls over the flags at Reconciliation Place.
Even the slight strobing of the lights is visible in the closest shot of the flightpaths.

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Bike Dumper trumps Trolley Dumpers

By 31 December 2011

Canberra Trolley Dumpers have found life boring since the new laws, and so have moved on to burning and dumping motor bikes.
If any Rioters are missing their Yamaha road bike, it could be this under David St in Turner.
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Roo grave on Mount Taylor

By 31 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Socket Gar’eh has sent in these pics with this note:
I was heading round Mt Taylor and found what appears to be a dumping site for roadkill.
I counted a good 11+ Roos in various states of decay- I’m not a scientist but I’d say they’ve been dumped over at least a couple of years.
It [...]

Faces of the Phoenix. 2005 – 2011 by Konrad Lenz

By 30 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Phoenix is a mecca for Canberra’s boho fringe, a place in the bus interchange where toothless old men and hip young school of art types mix with disreputable bloggers over pints and lashings of original live music.
Singer songwriter Konrad Lenz has been taking pictures in the Phoenix since 2005 and has sent in [...]

This is not charity. Dumping in Canberra

By 28 December 2011

On the afternoon of Tuesday, 28 December 2011, I went to the Southlands (Mawson) charity bins to donate some clothes to charity by placing them in the bins. Found a disgraceful mess. Ended up taking clothes home. Had camera with me, and decided to take some pics. Decided to visit other [...]

The miracle on Tennyson Crescent, and a merry christmas to you all

By 25 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Martin has been down to the world record light display on Tennyson Crescent Forrest and has sent in a seasonally magical set for you enjoyment.
A merry christmas to you all.

Someone’s Christmas is ruined. Shark jumps Canberra

By 24 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Seen floating above the Tuggeranong Parkway near Lyons this morning.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane?
No, it’s a remote control shark.

We have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. Comet Lovejoy over Tharwa

By 24 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

John Lafferty has sent in these great pictures of Comet Lovejoy blazing away south of Tharwa this morning with this note:
Comet Lovejoy as seen from just south of Tharwa this morning. If the skies are clear it should be visible due south tomorrow, but it does vanish by about 5am.
Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) is [...]

Tidbinbilla Red Bellies. Images of Canberra

By 21 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Taken at the weekend out at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, a pair of Red Belly Black snakes (Pseudechis porphyriacus or ‘red bellies’) basking placidly in the sun – aren’t they beautiful!
I thought it might serve as a timely seasonal reminder for owners of pets and small children to vigilant about snakes as the warm weather [...]

How many Christmas lights are too many? [With poll]

By 20 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

A couple of weeks ago the Canberra Times was breathlessly reporting the Guinness world record attempt light show of the Richards family at 3. Tennyson Crescent in Forrest.
Two weeks later we note Guinness remains silent on the issue.
But MJay has been down to see them and sent in these photos.
We thought we’d take this opportunity [...]

Design genius on Tom Roberts Avenue

By 19 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Skidbladnir has sent in this marvel of civil engineering one of the over passes on Tom Roberts Ave in Conder, just near St Clare of Assisi School.
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The towers of Belconnen

By 16 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Two containers tipped on their ends have recently appeared in the carpark adjacent to the Belconnen Community Bus station, fronting Benjamin Way.
I approached a workman affixing some panelling over the door at the bottom (at the rear away from the street0 and asked him what they were.
He advised that he didn’t know, and [...]

Sea Kings over Canberra in photos

By 15 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

This morning we noted the Navy was farewelling its Sea King Helicopters and 817 Squadron with a fly over Canberra the lake.
Here’s my favourite of the ones we took. But we’ve got a pretty good slideshow of the show.
I note that naval aviators are much more punctual than their air force colleagues, the display starting [...]

Economics graduation. The wolves! Images of Canberra

By 15 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Martin was at the Street Theatre last night when he saw what the graduating lawyers had been up to with Rock Amor’s “Relic” on Childer’s Street.
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Stuck truck at the airport

By 14 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Thought you guys might appreciate this.
Minutes ago at Canberra airport – truck stuck under a sign!
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Funded by Welfare. Images of Canberra

By 14 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

PigDog has sent in this number plate which asks more questions that it answers.
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Wall Works (a preview) – ANCA Art Gellery 7-22 December 2011

By 13 December 2011

[ 7 December 2011 12:00 pm to 22 December 2011 11:00 am. ] Last week I was given a heads-up by an artist friend about an exhibition on at the Australian National Capital Artists (ANCA) Gallery in Dickson. Apparently ANCA are repainting the gallery over the new year period and have invited a select group of artists to use the walls of the gallery [...]

HDR magic by the lake. Images of Canberra

By 12 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Martin took some cracking HDR pictures down by the Lake yesterday afternoon amongst the storms.
For the photo buffs here are the settings:
Nikon D5000 Sigma 10mm
HDR – 3 frames EV1.3 – Photomatix merge
Processed Camera Raw layers in Photoshop to bring back highlights and details in the clouds
One soggy camera

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Caption Contest. Monday morning in Garema Place

By 12 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Garema Place this morning features some unusually placed bandaids on the Sir John Downer memorial fountain.
Over to you readers for an appropriate caption.
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Uriarra Sunset. Images of Canberra

By 12 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Exception has sent in this photo of a lurid sunset taken out Uriarra way, along with a more tasteful panorama.

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The tree stump scarecrow

By 9 December 2011

Thankfully Owen has been out to take a picture so we don’t have to.
We’ve been getting reports today of some sort of alarming scarecrow on the Cotter Road.
Apparently it’s just near the Tuggeranong Parkway.
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Here and Now on London Circuit. Public Art

By 9 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

This intriguing work on the Acton end of London Circuit was installed in October but I only came across it today.
They look like they’ve been to the races.

Who needs colours when you’ve got black? Images of Canberra

By 9 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Down by Lake Burley Griffin this morning I came across this cormorant sunning himself.
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Swam family. Images of Canberra

By 9 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Brian took this beautiful shot near the yacht club.
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A city with no shortage of signs

By 8 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Owen has sent in this gem with the following note:
On the bicycle path from Scrivener Dam to Weston, there is a short section of about 50 metres with 14 advisory signs. This is a list of them:
– Pedestrians/Cyclists watch for construction traffic
– Danger – Construction Site
– Workman (covered)
– Cyclepath closed ahead Follow cycle detours
– Prepare [...]

No need for bike racks

By 7 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Saw this in Jamison today.
Hope you like it!
About a minute after taking the photo a man ran up to it and rode it away.
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The view from Mt Gingera. Images of Canberra

By 7 December 2011

Jawm has sent in this lovely shot (even if it is in portrait) taken on top of Mt Gingera last Thursday evening.
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Public art Cooleman Court style

By 6 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

A bit back they installed this new artwork on the corner of Hindmarsh Drive and Brierly St.
I finally found time to take a few photos.

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The Latham friarbird

By 6 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

This is a photo of a noisy friarbird which has swooped me and other walkers along the bike path in Latham, so those who travel that path beware.
And, magpies move over!
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Telstrayama with bonus lightning

By 5 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Here on the Images of Canberra desk we love a good Telstrayama shot, and lord knows we’ve seen a lot of them.
But this one by Chris Smith from last week’s storm has a certain je ne sais quois to it don’t you think?
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On the road again at Lyons Shops

By 5 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

DarkLadyWolf has sent in some pictures of the cracking new piece of public art at Lyons shops.
It’s called “On the Road Again” and it’s a bronze by Anne Ross.

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Under the dome. Images of Canberra

By 5 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Martin was up at the old observatory over the weekend for the Stromlo open day and took this stunning picture of the burnt out dome.
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