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Photo of the Month - October 2016

113 at Cohen Street Bus Stn
1 (3.8%)
113 at Spence Terminus
0 (0%)
589 at Woden Bus Stn
1 (3.8%)
113 on Fullagar Cres
3 (11.5%)
148 (et al) on Marcus Clarke St
3 (11.5%)
444 & ?? on East Row
3 (11.5%)
TV-6526 on Northbourne Ave
1 (3.8%)
611 & 446 on East Row
0 (0%)
113 on Douglas Waterhouse Dr
5 (19.2%)
453 on Warragamba Ave
3 (11.5%)
986 on Forest Dr
6 (23.1%)

Total Members Voted: 7

Voting closed: October 01, 2016, 01:00:02 PM

Photo of the Month - October 2016

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Offline Barry Drive

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Photo of the Month - October 2016
« on: September 14, 2016, 11:10:49 AM »
* Voting now underway *

In summary: Voting closes 1 October.

The rules:

The winning photo will be loaded to the actbus.net website and posted to ACT Bus on Facebook. The winner and runner(s)-up 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 and Facebook page.

  • 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)
    and/or
    • 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 four ways: (1) by posting to this forum topic (2) by posting on ACT Bus facebook page (and mentioning POTM) (3) by tweeting to @actbus (4) 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.

Unhosted photos may be uploaded into the ACT Bus Gallery which will apply a watermark. Requests to remove the watermark will not be considered.

*This month we are seeking photos of Bus 113 during the Belco50 tour. However, you may only submit a maximum of 2 photos in this category - if you submit one you may post a third photo, provided at least one is NOT of Bus 113. Got it? (Due to the cancellation of the street party, the request for tow truck photos has been deferred.)

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 27 September, Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Voting will commence on 28 September. Voting will close on 1 October.
« Last Edit: September 28, 2016, 09:48:00 AM by Barry Drive »

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2016, 01:20:36 PM »
Here are my 3 entries. And I've started changing the names too now, so all my pics don't get all muddled up



113 leaving Cohen Station Pt1 on Belco Tour (10 Sep)


113 at Spence Terminus Layover (10 Sep)


589 nightshot at Woden Layover (30 Aug)
« Last Edit: September 16, 2016, 01:40:14 PM by Barry Drive »

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2016, 04:43:11 PM »

113 on Fullagar Cres, Higgins, close to the site of the former Higgins Interchange.


148 on Marcus Clarke St while operating route 101.


444 at City Bus Station Platform 1 while operating a southbound route 300.
« Last Edit: September 15, 2016, 06:48:12 PM by Barry Drive »

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2016, 10:24:53 AM »

Here we have TV 6526 on the Floriade Shuttle on Northbourne Ave


Last Saturday's Police Bike Ride caused delays on anything wishing to cross their path. After another 900 had just left, we see Buses 611 & 446 double banking in City Bus Station


Bus 113 on Douglas Waterhouse Dr, Dunlop.

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2016, 08:25:52 PM »

BUS-453 (MAN 18.320) is seen on Warragamba Avenue in Duffy on a route 983 service returning to Woden


BUS-986 (Renault PR180.2) is seen on Forest Drive in the National Arboretum
« Last Edit: September 24, 2016, 08:40:31 PM by Sir Pompously »

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2016, 10:10:15 AM »
Voting has commenced.

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Re: Photo of the Month - October 2016
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2016, 01:27:39 PM »
Another close vote.

Since it's that time of the year - the bonus photo category for November will be the Floriade shuttle MCW decker.