To Infinity and.....

© PATRICIA A. CASEY

To Infinity and.....

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 11/27/2012 6:25:47 AM

Awesome capture my friend.Hi Patricia,One of these days I'll get up that way and shhot the balloons!!!! #1500553

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/27/2012 6:40:34 AM

Hi Bobby....it's a photographers candy store.....when the weather is working well and they can at least inflate it's a sight.....but when they can fly....OMG...it's amazing....I'm sure you'll make it one day....Have a great day today....
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Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 11/27/2012 8:25:40 AM

Fun image!! #10435261

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/27/2012 8:54:09 AM

Thanks, Colette for viewing and commenting....Have a wonderful day.... #10435296

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/27/2012 5:10:23 PM

Awesome capture, Patricia! :-) k #10435772

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/28/2012 4:41:49 AM

Thank you Kitty! =^..^= #10436415

Tammy Espino level-classic 11/28/2012 6:51:01 PM

We need something like that here! Ours was so small. Love this! #10437268

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/29/2012 5:08:16 AM

This is quite the show Tammy. Their field is one mile long. Go to http://www.balloonfiesta.com/event-info for information about the next one and this year's events photos from other photographers. I think weather may have something to do with this location....they have what's called the "Gully Winds" which creates a box for the balloons to go up from the field...rise to an certain elevation and winds switch direction to bring them back to the field. When this wind is working, they hold marksmenship contests like a ring toss and banner toss...quite amazing to see. Have a wonderful day...... #10437762

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 12/5/2012 6:06:09 PM

Very pretty colors and shapes! Nicely captured, Patricia! #10452662

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 12/6/2012 3:09:00 PM

These fellows did not fly that day....but they did stay tethered for quite some time which was nice. #10453760

Nadia Paul level-classic 12/10/2012 2:08:11 AM

Fantastic shapes and colours! #10458365

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 12/10/2012 6:02:50 AM

Thank you Nadia....I do believe there was a balloon or two from your part of the globe.... #10458708

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/22/2012 5:04:31 AM

You found some GREAT perspectives for shooting the immense balloons, Patricia. The dragon was never flown in the New Jersey show. He just remained tethered. Or maybe that was just on Press Day. #10474750

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 12/22/2012 6:41:51 AM

Thanks Michelle.....it was my first balloon event and needless to say eye candy for my camera and me.... #10474838

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Cosmos I was created earlier this year. This was the first time for Cosmos at Albuquerque. Owner Jerry Holmes. The balloon behind Cosmos is Oggy the Friendly Dragon. I guess he's been around awhile because Michelle Alton got a shot of him back East. It was a tender moment (LOL).....Oggy's owner is Jack Semler. This shot taken October 13th in the early morning shortly after the mass ascension.


Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 11/27/2012 6:21:10 AM

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