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Obama visit photos

By johnboy - 16 November 2011 83

motorcade

If you’ve got photos of the Obama visit send them into images@the-riotact.com.

This one’s by Russell.


In the meantime the US Embassy has put this one onto Facebook of the buses and trucks lined up at the airport to whisk away the visiting US media contingent.

More to come as we get them!

buses lined up


Rick has sent in this one of the growing excitement at the airport.

canberra airport


Holden Caulfield has sent in this one of Air Force One on approach.

af1


Here’s Rick’s spot of the limo, he assures us POTUS is waving out the other side.

presidential limo


And another one from Russell’s excellent set:

limo


ROhan has sent in this great picture of Air Force One coming down.

air force one on approach


And Kylie sent in this one of the motorcade

motorcade


And this was part of a great set from Richard

motorcade


Martin sent this in, any theories on why the back is up?

looking mean


AstarothAU sent in this video of the motorcade coming over Commonwealth Avenue.


Associated Press have published some YouTube of the arrival.


This one of the Parliament House welcome by Kaja.

parliament house


And this one of The Beast by Kim.

the beast


Julia Gillard’s Flickr account brings this picture from inside the marble hall of Parliament House.

marble hall


The US Embassy posted this corker of the US press corp in the bowels of Parliament House.

under parliament house


The one from the War Memorial also from the US Embassy

war memorial


Andrew Barr has posted this one to facebook from Campbell High:

andrew barr


Here’s the full slideshow of photos sent in:

What’s Your opinion?


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83 Responses to
Obama visit photos
Rickphish 4:14 pm 16 Nov 11

PantsMan said :

Rick’s shot has got a certain “grassy knoll” feel to it.

hahaha it has got the certain “stalker cam” tilt to it

PantsMan 4:12 pm 16 Nov 11

Rick’s shot has got a certain “grassy knoll” feel to it.

Grail 4:02 pm 16 Nov 11

Now I’m just waiting for them to bugger off back home so I can get my 3G internet connection back.

Rickphish 3:46 pm 16 Nov 11

i submitted a picture of the beast..

Gungahlin Al 3:40 pm 16 Nov 11

lobster said :

whiteycnb said :

trevar, i’d say anyone from the Fox news network

Aren’t Fox the enemy?

Maybe they’re refrigerated trucks?

Holden Caulfield 3:30 pm 16 Nov 11

I did but see him flying by.

G-Fresh 3:14 pm 16 Nov 11

Just saw the first of two land, good sight.

2.0 3:11 pm 16 Nov 11

He’s here!

Holden Caulfield 2:50 pm 16 Nov 11

Timely to check out this article from the ABC and the video Hungry Beast made up ahead of his planned 2010 visit…

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-11-16/barack-obama27s-retinue/3666994

Rickphish 2:46 pm 16 Nov 11

went for a walk around at least 30 – 40 police plus another 30 – 50 riot cops, didnt get anymore photos before being asked to return to my desk.. alot different to when the queen came.. we stood on the side of the road about 2 metres from her car.

lobster 2:42 pm 16 Nov 11

whiteycnb said :

trevar, i’d say anyone from the Fox news network

Aren’t Fox the enemy?

whiteycnb 2:01 pm 16 Nov 11

trevar, i’d say anyone from the Fox news network

dvaey 1:56 pm 16 Nov 11

trevar said :

Which journalists are unlucky enough to be getting put in the trucks?

It must be for Obama, no-one would think to target him in a Hertz truck.

trevar 1:28 pm 16 Nov 11

Which journalists are unlucky enough to be getting put in the trucks?

Rickphish 12:27 pm 16 Nov 11

here at prinstant we sit about 100 metres from the raaf entrance to the runway. alot of police around getting ready. we r getting stopped everytime we drive in or out of fairbairn.

ill try get some piccies of the hubub

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