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The towers of Belconnen

By 16 December, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By 8 December, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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What dragonfly are these?

By 5 December, 2011

Ben_Dover has sent in these pics with this call for help:
These were seen down at the pond in Glenloch Cork Oak forest, anyone know what sort they are?

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The duelling Ferraris of Northbourne

By 3 December, 2011

Gungahlin Al sent in this pic with the following note:
Not something you see every day.
This Ferrari and a same model black one had a short race against each other on Northbourne last night.
The place echoed with the sound of them both howling away from the lights side by side and up one block. [...]

Christmas tree lighting in Civic Square

By 3 December, 2011

MJay has sent in some lovely pictures from last night’s lighting of the Christmas Tree in Civic Square. He notes a child sitting on your shoulders is the fashion accessory of the season.

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Very cheeky stencil art. Images of Canberra

By 2 December, 2011

DarkLadyWolf has sent in this picture from under the bridge where the Tuggeranong Parkway passes over Heysen Street, Weston.
We’ve asked TAMS if it’s one of theirs but at this point we’re suspecting a naughty stencil artist is having some fun.
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Nice job on a sunny day. Images of Canberra.

By 2 December, 2011

Gungahlin Al has sent in this wonderful picture of a window washer at work over Civic.
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Skyscape at ANU. Images of Canberra

By 30 November, 2011

Martin has sent in some great HDR pictures of the sky over the shipping crate accommodation at ANU.
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November Hail and Lightning!

By 29 November, 2011

FluttersBy has sent in this shot of hail found in todays downpour.
Have you got a picture of the storm? If so send it in to images@the-riotact.com .

Harold sent in this one:

Kaypezz sent in this lightning shot with this note:
I’ve been trying to perfect my lightning photography for over a year, and tonight I thought (well, [...]

Roses part 4. Images of Canberra

By 29 November, 2011

We’ve had some lovely entries in for our roses series. The above is from Dan.
Threepaws also sent in this lovely shot:

Brian has sent in this plural rose shot.

Keep them coming to images@the-riotact.com .
Here’s the full slideshow of rosy goodness:

Where Shopping Trolleys Go To Die…

By 29 November, 2011

Spotted along the storm water drain as I ride to work – three abandoned shopping trolleys from one of the two major grocery stores. These three happen to be from the red, white and green store.
If you shop at either the red, white and green store, or the red and white store, you are [...]

Spaghetti junction in the skies

By 29 November, 2011

Gungahlin Al has sent in these pictures of yesterday’s peculiar skies with this note:
Spaghetti junction in the skies yesterday morning…
Looking east and west from the one location.

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My Family is all that matters (apparently). Images of Canberra

By 28 November, 2011

I took this on Saturday afternoon in Fyshwick as it struck me as a true “images of Canberra” photo.
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