Night Glow

Cathy Gregor 9/29/2004 6:41:35 AM

Gorgeous color, Gordon. Very nicely composed.
-cathy #173767

Karen Engelbreth 9/29/2004 12:20:21 PM

Great colours in this vonderful shot, Gordon! #812126

Carol Brill 9/29/2004 11:15:45 PM

Excellent perspective and utilization of light to capture those luminous primary colors and vivid patterns, Gordon! #813048

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/30/2004 10:24:52 AM

Wonderful shot, Gordon! I like the saturated colours and full frame! #814063

John C. Schwentner 10/28/2004 12:18:55 AM

Yep, thats it. Another one of my favorite wall hanging posters. Colors so nice they leap!! #873816

Ronald Balthazor 10/28/2004 1:21:49 AM

Incredible shot, Gordon. #873891

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/28/2004 1:28:53 AM

Gorgeous shot, Gordon! Congratulations on the POTD! #873900

Dolores Neilson 10/28/2004 3:30:51 AM

Mighty fine, Gregory!! Mighty fine indeed!! Big congrats on your potd!! #873975

Scott Pedersen 10/28/2004 4:13:27 AM

I like the colors and the way they stacked up too, works great. #874093

Beverley Lu Steeves 10/28/2004 4:15:26 AM

Well done Gordon! Congrats on POTD!! #874097

Josselyne Klecanda 10/28/2004 4:49:26 AM

Love the colors. Great shot! #874149

Wendy Stevenson 10/28/2004 4:55:45 AM

Congratulations Gordon on this wonderfully colourful graphic POTD!! #874159

Dan Walters 10/28/2004 5:22:50 AM

Very nice image. I really like the bright colors. #874220

claudia mcneil 10/28/2004 5:36:00 AM

The colors are great! It must have been breathtaking to witness all that color and man-made majesty!
The way the balloons cascade brings your eye down to the lower right corner, where the colors are the darkest. That's very satisfying, weight-wise.
Why did you lock up the mirror? (Curious re: technical stuff)
Thanks, ~cam #874255

Robert F. Walker 10/28/2004 5:40:22 AM

Very nice concept and use of light and color #874271

Gordon McGregor 10/28/2004 5:54:50 AM

Response for Claudia:
I used the mirror lockup because I was shooting with a long lens and wanted to remove as much of the vibration from the mirror moving as possible. This normally isn't a problem but for slowish exposures (like at night) with longer lenses, it can be. I used mirror lockup and a remote release to take the shot. #874322

Isabel L 10/28/2004 6:04:40 AM

Congrats Gordon!!
Wonderful shot. #874354

Nancy Grace Chen 10/28/2004 7:18:12 AM

Great use of the telephoto effect! And wonderfully vibrant colors and patterns... congrats on a well-deserved POTD.

Nancy #874558

Kip T. Berger 10/28/2004 7:29:00 AM

Congratulations on POTD! Nice framing of the shot and display of the vibrant colors. #874584

Evy Johansen 10/28/2004 9:52:24 AM

Wonderful image! Congratulations on your POTD win, Gordon! #874884

Katleen R. Struckle 10/28/2004 10:42:13 AM

Awesome photo Gordan!! Congrats on POTD! #874981

Pu Chen 10/28/2004 1:03:08 PM

This is gorgeous. Beautiful colors and great composition. Congratulations, Gordan! #875178

William C. Raco 10/28/2004 5:27:38 PM

Congratulations on the POTD, Gordon.
This is so colorful and well composed.
Excellent photo.


bill #875573

Anita Taylor 10/28/2004 6:46:39 PM

Wonderful shot, Gordon! Great color and terrific lighting! #875739

Peggy Savage 10/28/2004 7:36:01 PM

What striking colors! Beautiful. . .Peggy #875842

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/29/2004 4:50:10 PM

Very beautiful and striking image, congrats. #877844

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Description

Plano Texas, at night from the balloon festival. The balloons are tethered and inflated so that they glow against the night sky. 70-200mm F4L on a tripod, mirror lock-up. From a distance to compress several balloons on top of each other.

Uploaded on 9/29/2004 5:02:05 AM

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