Full of hot air

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© Ann Reece
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 22, 2013
TakenOctober 7, 2005
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70s
Exposure1/160 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length28 mm

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The balloons were getting ready to go for a beautiful night flight. So many people were crowded around to watch the balloons being filled with hot air that it was hard to get a decent photo, but I managed to find a spot for a quick shot before someone stepped in front of me - again!

27 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    OH....I expected to see a photo of me!!!!!! Fantastic capture and title!!!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    LOL @ Susan's comment . . . the Old Windbag, I presume . . . Excellent action shot.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    Always laughing at waht Susan writes...this is a super image Ann, great capture.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    A good entry!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    Very nice photo. Perfect light. Good timing!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    cool capture !!!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    YES!! Well done, Ann. Reminds me of when I tried to get an ocean sunset a few weeks ago.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    Perfect entry Ann..and very well photographed...

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    I'm with Susan ... scrolling down, saw the title and thought 'how'd she get a pic of me?' ;-) Glad you had an opening in the crowd to get this one, really full of action and color.

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (23 Jan 2013):


  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (23 Jan 2013):

    Fabulous shot well spotted and captured

  • Laurie Self

    Laurie Self (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2013):

    Great shot! It is definitely hard to shoot in a crowd, but you did it!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    One of the coolest hot air balloons I`ve seen.. you got a gorgeous capture of it in spite of the crowd. Super entry!!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    So rockin' the theme.....fabulous colors in flame lighted balloons

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (27 Jan 2013):

    Gorgeous, Ann. Perfect timing and entry.

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (25 Feb 2013):

    Great capture

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (9 Mar 2013):

    Super point of view!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (16 Mar 2013):

    on my to do list of future photos Id like to take..well done!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (20 Jul 2013):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (21 Aug 2015):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (26 Oct 2015):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (28 Oct 2015):

    a cool image! voted!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (28 Oct 2015):

    Beautiful Ann! Voted!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (31 Oct 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (31 Oct 2015):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (5 Nov 2015):

    nice shot Ann and my vote for sure

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (7 Aug 2016):

    Congratulations Ann for this getting featured in Crowd Mechanics ! Well deserved!

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