Tribute to America

© Michelle Alton

Tribute to America

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 7/29/2012 3:52:14 AM

Wonderful. I want to see it inflated. #1477497

Kathy Reeves level-deluxe 7/29/2012 4:34:58 AM

This is the first time I have ever seen inside a balloon. Fantastic!!! #10248596

Doug Pignet level-deluxe 7/29/2012 4:56:32 AM

nice colors and comp...nicely done #10248617

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 7/29/2012 5:16:27 AM

Didn't know there was so much weight there. Fantastic capture and info as always Michelle! #10248660

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 7/29/2012 5:20:32 AM

A true "Inside-Job"!! Outstanding perspective, color and clarity! #10248668

Julie Burnett level-deluxe 7/29/2012 5:28:19 AM

Lucky you! Fantastic composition and color, Michelle!! #10248675

Jack Gaskin level-deluxe 7/29/2012 6:02:02 AM

I AGREE LUCKY YOU A very unique perspective that I'm sure not very many have EVER shot!!
Wonderful choice of balloons and the colors POP.

Jack #10248725

Joyce S. Court level-deluxe 7/29/2012 6:58:25 AM

Beautiful tribute to this great country we live in! #10248785

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 7/29/2012 9:31:58 AM

a cool capture! #10248948

Bonnie C. Lackey level-deluxe 7/29/2012 12:37:16 PM

This must be quite a sight when inflated...hint, hint! #10249141

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 7/29/2012 12:38:40 PM

Very cool...love the colors! #10249143

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 7/29/2012 4:38:07 PM

Bonnie wanted to see the inflated PNC balloon. So here it is. #10249414

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 7/29/2012 5:21:23 PM

Love your inside view, Michelle! Saw this one inflated but don't think it took off on Saturday morning.

Debby #10249443

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 7/29/2012 5:59:13 PM

They're really cool from the inside! What a beauty, Michelle! #10249494

Bonnie C. Lackey level-deluxe 7/29/2012 6:06:41 PM

How cool is that!!! Thanks, Michelle! #10249510

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 7/29/2012 6:38:02 PM

Beautiful capture, Michelle!
~♥~Lisa #10249550

Jeffrey R. Bange level-deluxe 7/29/2012 8:24:39 PM

Fantastic capture Michelle, how lucky you were to be able to shoot it from the inside. #10249619

Neal D. Hatcher level-deluxe 7/29/2012 8:50:40 PM

BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE #10249656

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 7/30/2012 11:44:00 PM

Wonderful shot, Michelle! #10253836

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 7/31/2012 2:38:08 PM

Amazing POV, Michelle! Haven't ever seen a shot from INSIDE the balloon! #10255634

Rudi Reiner level-deluxe 8/3/2012 11:30:16 AM

Wow, what a unique shot, love the colors too! #10261325

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 8/3/2012 3:29:49 PM

Very Cool.. like the backlighting and person peaking in #10261589

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Description


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At the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning "Press Day," the owner of the giant balloon, Barry DiLibero, invited me to photograph INSIDE as the balloon was being inflated. What a sight!
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The 53 by 78 foot balloon is the world's largest free-flying American flag, weighing 530 pounds
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The idea of the balloon, a tribute to America, was conceived following the 9/11 attacks.
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A TRUE Celebration of America!
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Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 7/29/2012 3:42:53 AM

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