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Photo of the Month - November 2015

Started by Barry Drive, October 15, 2015, 10:15:21 am

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Photo of the Month - November

TV 5964 (1)
1 (16.7%)
Bus 552
2 (33.3%)
Bus 546
1 (16.7%)
Bus 542 & 2619-MB
4 (66.7%)
Bus 508
3 (50%)
Bus 553
1 (16.7%)
MO 375
4 (66.7%)
TV 5964 (2)
5 (83.3%)
Bus 545
1 (16.7%)
Buses 999 & 100
1 (16.7%)
Bus 547
3 (50%)
Bus 543
2 (33.3%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Voting closed: November 01, 2015, 04:08:13 pm

Barry Drive

Now calling for submissions for Photo of the Month, November 2015.

The winning photo will be loaded to the actbus.net front page for a month (and added to the POTM archive) and posted to ACT Bus on Facebook. The winner and runner-up(s) will also be included in the Photo of the Year vote. By submitting a photo, you are giving permission for it to be loaded onto the ACT Bus Gallery.

The rules:
  • photo must be "owned" by the person submitting it (if not, you must have the permission of the photographer to submit the photo - and identify the photographer)

  • two* photographs may be submitted by any one person, provided they have not been submitted before

  • submitted photographs must prominently feature:
    • bus infrastructure (such as bus stop, bus station, bus depot) within the ACT / Queanbeyan region (location must be specified)

    • a bus from the ACT or Queanbeyan (taken within the region or a former ACT/Queanbeyan bus) where -
      • the bus is in focus

      • the fleet or registration number of the bus is identifiable (or supplied by photographer if not visible in photograph)

  • photos narrower than 640 pixels will not be accepted

If possible, please supply date or month of photo.

Refer here for full ACT Bus photo submission conditions.

Photos can be submitted three ways: (1) by posting to this forum topic (2) by posting on ACT Bus facebook page (and mentioning POTM) (3) by contacting ACT Bus (submit a "contact us" form, send a message to our Facebook page or send me a Private Message) - and we'll send you an email address.

* This month we are seeking photos of: Non-ACTION buses in Canberra#. If you submit such a photo, you may still submit 2 other new photos (3 photos in total).

To ensure consistency, photos must be displayed with a width of 640 (or height if 640 if a "portrait" aspect) - photos wider than 640 are required to use the option width=640 or height=640 in the image tag. For example: [img width=640] instead of [img].

Submissions close midnight 25 October, Australian Eastern Standard Time, unless extended.

Voting will commence on 26 October. Voting will close on 1 November.

# The previously announced category of former-AOA buses has been deferred. This month we are seeking non-ACTION buses in Canberra - such as QCity/Transborder, Keirs, Explorer, Floriade Shuttle, Murrays and visiting coaches

Bus 503

October 15, 2015, 03:32:45 pm #1 Last Edit: October 25, 2015, 11:35:48 am by Bus 503
I'll go first as usual:
We have 3 photos, the last two I thought I might stick with some new Scania's for this month and possibly for the next.

TV 5964 (The 45 minute free Floriade shuttle bus) on Northbourne avenue having just come back from Floriade. 18 September 2015.

Bus 552 from the Alinga street bridge after coming back from the Museum. 18 September.

Bus 546 on Alinga street.

Buzz Killington

October 18, 2015, 04:39:03 pm #2 Last Edit: October 02, 2017, 03:55:18 pm by Barry Drive
From our Facebook page:

'542 and restored Newcastle merc 2619 at Weston Creek terminus' by #Domelight Drew

And a second submission from the Drew:

Bus 508 awaiting Manuka Oval shuttle duties (with bonus field van)

King of Buses

October 21, 2015, 03:34:25 pm #3 Last Edit: October 02, 2017, 03:19:17 pm by Barry Drive

553 at the Canberra Centre Stop operating a route 937

ex-ACTION 132 (MO-375) on Canberra Explorer Duties at Platform 11, City Bus Station.

TV.5964, the 2015 Floriade Shuttle Bus operating the Floriade Shuttle at Regatta Point on September 12.

Barry Drive

October 25, 2015, 09:11:21 am #4 Last Edit: October 02, 2017, 03:20:31 pm by Barry Drive
One from me:

Bus 545 laying over at Bowes St (Woden)

Barry Drive

October 25, 2015, 09:22:03 am #5 Last Edit: October 02, 2017, 03:48:54 pm by Barry Drive
And a few photos which were posted to our Facebook page -

999 meets 100 at Mort St

Bus 547 at City Bus Station

One of the last Route 982 services - Bus 543

Barry Drive

Voting is underway. Voting may close earlier than currently shown, but not before midnight 31 October.