~*~SKYWARD BOUND~*~ ACBP - Storytelling

© Debbie E. Payne

~*~SKYWARD BOUND~*~   ACBP - Storytelling

Aimee C. Eisaman 3/20/2009 5:39:27 AM

Another beautiful ballon shot! I'm so glad you limped your way to the ballon festival.....it was soooo worth it! Is the sky always this beautiful there? Congrats on your EP! :~) #1101213

Gary Lange 3/20/2009 6:03:23 AM

Fantastic colors!! #7306899

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/23/2009 12:19:07 AM

Great colors and design Debbie! Congratulations on your POTD! #7437422

Karen Engelbreth 4/23/2009 12:23:39 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Debbie :0) #7437434

Bandar Aljahmi 4/23/2009 12:26:26 AM

Congrats on your POTD! #7437441

Laura E. Swan 4/23/2009 12:31:33 AM


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AWESOME LADY!!!!! Yippeeeeeeeeeee!
-Laura :) #7437455

Susie Peek-Swint 4/23/2009 12:39:35 AM

Very bright and colourful Debbie ~ many congrats on your POTD! #7437476

Nikki McDonald 4/23/2009 1:01:59 AM

Great color and clarity, Debbie. Congratulations on the POTD! #7437536

Usman M. Bajwa 4/23/2009 1:08:32 AM

Beautifully composed and colorful shot, Debbie. Congrats. on the POTD award!

Usman. #7437552

Gord MacEachern 4/23/2009 3:09:09 AM

Congrat on this well deserved POTD!! #7437960

Laurie Daily 4/23/2009 3:30:11 AM

WoW...what brilliant color and a great shot, Debbie...congrats on your potd! #7438058

Melinda F. Schneider 4/23/2009 3:52:58 AM

Great shot!! Congratulations on today's POTD, Debbie! #7438188

Lisa J. Boulden 4/23/2009 3:54:39 AM

Big congratulations, Debbie!
~Lisa #7438194

Katarina Mansson 4/23/2009 4:33:05 AM

Love the freshness, POV and the beautiful colors here. Congratulations on your fantastic POTD! #7438387

Melissa Olsen 4/23/2009 4:33:44 AM

Congrats on this wonderful POTD, Debbie! #7438391

Jodi M. Walsh 4/23/2009 4:41:16 AM

congratulations Debbie! I love your balloon pics :-) #7438435

Joy Rector 4/23/2009 4:52:27 AM

congrats on the POTD #7438472

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/23/2009 5:06:09 AM

Beautiful, colorful image Debbie!

Congrats on POTD!

jo ann c. #7438532

Richard D. Love 4/23/2009 5:31:40 AM

Congratulations. Wonderful color and composition. #7438638

Joan E. Hoffman 4/23/2009 5:51:52 AM

WTG Debbie!! Love the colour, depth and POV of this beautiful shot! How Wonderful! Big, big congratulations on you POTD! #7438727

Aimee C. Eisaman 4/23/2009 6:26:48 AM

Whoooohoooooo congrats on a fantastic POTD! :~) I love the color.....a great start to my day! So happy for you! #7438857

Anthony L. Mancuso 4/23/2009 6:30:25 AM

Congrats Debbbie!! Its great to see one of the phellos get a POTD...beautiful image.. #7438872

Sabrina Ryan 4/23/2009 6:41:05 AM

Beautiful and colorful POTD. Congratulations, Debbie. #7438933

A P 4/23/2009 7:14:47 AM

gorgeous color and congratulations on your POTD, Debbie #7439072

Robert Baer 4/23/2009 7:24:16 AM

debbie congrats on your potd for this colorful image. #7439108

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/23/2009 7:39:31 AM

Congratulations, Debbie on your stunning POTD!! #7439186

Kathleen Nealon 4/23/2009 7:43:15 AM

Congratulations. Your colors, clarity and POV are all upward bound. BP chose well. #7439216

Debra R. Harder 4/23/2009 10:40:22 AM

Congratulations, Debbie, on your beautiful and outstanding POTD!! Deb #7440350

Marisol Pastor 4/23/2009 12:32:07 PM

Congratulations Debbie! Love the pov, vivid colors, composition and framing. #7440737

Terri Beloit 4/23/2009 1:46:56 PM

AWESOME Debby! Congrats on your POTD...love the colors and composition!!! #7441062

Jeff Robinson 4/23/2009 2:05:49 PM

Congrats Debbie on your fantastic POTD! Jeff #7441149

Debbie E. Payne 4/23/2009 3:44:37 PM

I am SOOOOO excited.....this is my very first POTD! I just got home from exercising and was sitting down to check and see if I got any mail. What a TOTAL surprise.!!! A big huge thanks to all of you for stopping by to congratulate me. Many of you remember me from two years ago when I was so unsure of all my work and wondered when I would ever be a good enough photographer to get my first EP. I'm as exhilarated now as I was then and there have been SO MANY of you BP friends and instructors who, with their comments and helpful critiques who have nurtured me along this incredible photographic journey. What a ride! ( I can hardly wait for this summer's balloon festival which is right in town. I'm so lucky to be able to photograph these amazing balloons practically in my own backyard...) Again, thank you for your support. #7441453

Sharon Lohrmann 4/23/2009 5:40:55 PM

super news! I love it. the colors are fabulous. we have annual ballooning show here and i've never gone. I really should go this year. you've inspired me :) #7441840

Debbie E. Payne 4/23/2009 5:47:27 PM

Do go, sharon. It is a truly amazing sight to see! #7441855

Johnnie Ann Gaskill 4/23/2009 6:49:43 PM

A very beautiful photo, Debbie, well-deserving of the POTD! #7442087

Kat Miller 5/3/2009 8:52:04 AM

Congratulations on your POTD. Well deserved. #7479324

Debbie E. Payne 5/3/2009 9:09:00 AM

Johnnie Ann and Kathryn - It is so nice to hear from "new-to-me" BP members! Thank you so much for stopping by with your congratulations. EP's are great, but I've always wanted a POTD so I am very grateful, indeed, for this honor! #7479347

Candice L. Carter 11/6/2009 7:42:15 PM

WOW, congrats! Beautifully done! #8110295

Carla Capra 10/31/2010 4:21:22 PM

This is so lovely!
Congrats...better this is late than never.
;) CC #9007182

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One of four story-telling images of what one would see and experience at a Balloon Festival. To me, one of the best perspectives of these magnificent balloons is taken from the ground pointing straight up into the deep blue sky! This shot was taken shortly after lift-off and shows how close together these balloons can get to each other.
Set-up: hand-held with a wide open aperture of f/5.6, an ISO of 100 and a shutter speed of 1/160 second.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 1/21/2009 7:52:05 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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