UP, UP and Away

© Merna L. Nobile

UP, UP and Away

Uploaded: September 26, 2010 18:56:58

Description

"Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?"

Comments

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 26, 2010

Excellent capture, Merna, love the angle, colors, lighting, and design!

Debby #1311948

Merna L. Nobile September 26, 2010

OMGosh! A comment from you is a dream come true. You have the most amazing gallery and site I have ever seen. I am 72 years old and partially blind, and when I see work like yours, I get very emotional. I started taking photos of my 7 grandchildren about 15 years ago, they were very successful athletes. I did not think that it could get any better than that, but all of a sudden I wanted to take lovely photos. I have a long way to go, but I get up every morning and try to decide what photo do I want to take today. You are such an inspiration, that I need to thank you very much. Merna Nobile #8931588

Mariann Kovats level-classic September 26, 2010

I just love your POV, Merna! Excellent! Beautiful lighting, as well. #8931621

Merna L. Nobile September 26, 2010

Thank you Mariann: You have been so kind to me, you will never know how much this means to me. Merna #8931664

Hal Bambrick September 27, 2010

Excellent Capture and Title Merna!!!!!. #8932963

Merna L. Nobile September 27, 2010

HELLO HAL! It is so nice to hear from you. Thank you for your kind comment. Merna #8932981

Wm Nosal September 28, 2010

WOW! Great Shot! #8936004

Merna L. Nobile September 28, 2010

Hi Wm...You have been very generous with your comments lately, you have no idea how much this means to me. Thank you...Merna #8936025

Murry Grigsby September 29, 2010

Loved the song by the 5th Dimension and love your visual presentation too Merna! Great low POV, tight framing, light and bold colors. Well done!! #8937110

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 01, 2010

Terrific capture, colors, and perspective, Merna. #8941920

Merna L. Nobile October 02, 2010

Hi Murry: Thank you for the very nice comment. The song by the 5th Dimension's was one of my favorites, so it came to me right away. Love your work! Merna #8942721

Merna L. Nobile October 02, 2010

Hi Leslie: Thank you for your kind comment. Usually you can't get that close. It turned out to be a lot of fun.
Merna #8942732

Rod Partington October 03, 2010

Awesome capture Merna!
Love the POV,colors and everything about it. Well done! #8944045

Carolyn McIntosh October 03, 2010

This is one amazing photo . .. Kudos to you!!! #8944484

Merna L. Nobile October 03, 2010

Hi Carolyn: Thank you for your very kind remark. Each and everyone makes me so happy. Merna #8944500

Phyllis H. Burchett October 10, 2010

Fantastic shot Merna, love your POV! #8958689

Merna L. Nobile October 10, 2010

Hi Phyllis: Thank you for taking the time to comment about my image. I had never taken a photo of something like this, so it was a lot of fun for me. Merna #8958878

Rita Hill level-addict October 15, 2010

Yes! Yes! Yes! congrats on the finalist award Merna. Well deserved. #8968327

Douglas Pignet October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your Finalist Award!
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Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Rita: Never did I ever believe that I could get two awards in one month. I am truly a very lucky person today.
Thank you again for all you do. Merna #8968891

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Thank you Douglas: and Congratulations on all the great work that do every day.
My best, Merna #8968910

Carol Eade level-addict October 15, 2010

Another congratulations, Merna, WTG! #8968921

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Thanks Carol, you are very kind. Merna #8969098

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 15, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS! #8969145

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Thank you very much, Stefania.
Merna #8969225

Tammy Espino October 15, 2010

Congrats on this awesome finalist,Merna!!! :) Yay #8969273

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Thank you Tammy, so nice of you to send a note. Merna #8969486

Patricia Seidler October 15, 2010

Congratulations Merna on this great finalist! #8969750

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Thank you very much! Merna #8970183

Wm Nosal October 15, 2010

Congratulations, Merna! #8970498

Stan Kwasniowski October 15, 2010

Merna, congratulaltions #8971134

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 15, 2010

Beautiful capture Merna, love your perspective, congrats on your finalist! #8971307

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe October 15, 2010

Big congrats on this wonderful shot Merna. Great color and perspective, great job!! #8971598

Patti Coblentz October 15, 2010

This says winner to me, Merna! Congratulations on your finalist! #8971688

Usha Ganesh October 15, 2010

Congratulations Merna on your finalist. Good luck for the next round,
Usha #8971699

Ian M. Hill October 15, 2010

Congrats Merna,a beautiful capture and best of luck! #8971836

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic October 15, 2010

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Carol L. Fowler October 15, 2010

Congrats! #8971998

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Wm Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972017

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Stan: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972027

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Claudia: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972037

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Randy Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972045

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Patricia: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972052

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Usha: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972056

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Ian: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972058

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Linda: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972060

Merna L. Nobile October 15, 2010

Hi Carol: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8972063

Tiia Vissak October 15, 2010

Congratulations! #8972549

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe October 16, 2010

Congratulations Merna on this delightful finalist! #8972816

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Tiia and Marilyn: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna #8973502

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 16, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Merna! Such a powerful image, WTG!!! #8973764

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Donna: Thank you for your support and the very kind comment. Merna #8973825

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 16, 2010

That is a beautiful capture, Merna. Congratulations on your fantastic finalists. #8973852

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Thank you for your support and kind comment. Merna #8973875

Debra R. Harder October 16, 2010

WOW, Merna! This is absolutely brilliant! Excellent framing, colors, details and timing. Huge congratulations on another superb finalist! Deb #8973902

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Debra: I watch your work all the time, and to get a compliment from you makes my day. Thank you so much. Merna #8973938

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 16, 2010

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on a terrific Finalist!!!

UB. #8973996

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Thank you so much, I appreciate your comment. Merna #8974005

Karen Bacon October 16, 2010

Congrats again Merna on this fantastic finalist! #8974063

Linda Blair October 16, 2010

Awesome finalist Merna....congratulations!!!!! #8974120

Lydia Williams level-deluxe October 16, 2010

Well done, Merna...Congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #8974160

Lindley Johnson level-classic October 16, 2010

Fantastic POV, angle, and colors! Congratulations on your excellent POTD, Merna! #8974330

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Karen, Linda, Lydia and Lindley: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna

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Janet McNeil level-classic October 16, 2010

Congratulations, Merna, on two beautiful Finalists this month!! I wish you the best of luck in the next round!! (Love the pov on this one!!) #8974624

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

It is very nice of you to let me know that you like my photographs. It means a lot to me. Merna #8974655

Rosemary Sampson level-classic October 16, 2010

Awesome! a well deserved win! #8974747

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna


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Kathy Coombs October 16, 2010

I love this! Beautiful shot..I love to go ballooning! WOW..Two awards! Congratulations big time! Good luck! #8974944

Nadia Paul October 16, 2010

What a wonderful capture this is Merna - congrats on your most deserving finalist! #8975128

Sam Britt October 16, 2010

Congratulations on your finalists, Merna! #8975155

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 16, 2010

What a great shot Merna, the colors are super and your composition is OUTSTANDING..

Congrats on a well deserved finalist..

jo ann c. #8975186

Ron McEwan October 16, 2010

Congrats on this exceptional piece of art work, good luck in the next round. #8975194

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 16, 2010

Congrats on your terrific finalist. #8975208

Robyn A. Terrell October 16, 2010

I love how you filled the frame, the stunning color and fantastic POV. Outstanding finalist, Merna....looks like a winner to me! #8975528

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 16, 2010

Congratulations on your excellent finalist Merna! #8975589

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Kathy, Nadia and Samantha: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna

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Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Hi Robyn and Erica: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna

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Merna L. Nobile October 17, 2010

Thank you Sabrina: I am happy that you like my image. Merna #8976968

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 17, 2010

Merna, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredibly well-done finalist! Good luck! Thanks for leaving the nice comment on my finalist! #8977002

Maria Coulson October 17, 2010

Merna, love your POV. Congratulations! #8978863

Merna L. Nobile October 18, 2010

Hi Patrick and Maria: Thank you for the very supportive and useful comments. I am so grateful to be a winner this month and to be able to share it all with you. Merna

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Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 18, 2010

Congratulations on another great Finalist, Merna!! #8982103

Merna L. Nobile October 19, 2010

Thanks again, Robert. Take care! Merna #8983804

Christine Lobsinger level-classic October 19, 2010

Merna, you amaze me!!!!!! An excellent pov/with outstanding eye popping full blown off the page colour and detail...
I love your whole gallery because I love the way you "SEE"....
Congrats again my friend, another excellent Finalist!!!!!
Christine
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Merna L. Nobile October 20, 2010

Thank you so much, Christine: you have a way of lifting my spirits and making me smile. I have wanted to tell you that if you come to California, I would really like you to come by and visit with me and my family. Please keep that in mind. Merna #8986328

Robert Jensen December 03, 2010

Great colors and lighting - I especially like the angle you chose for this #9078802

Merna L. Nobile December 03, 2010

Hi Robert: Thank you for your never ending support. You are a great friend, and I admire the work that you do so well. Merna #9079065

Paul D. January 19, 2011

Merna, this is taken from such a great angle and the composition (cropped or not) is just great. Wonderful image! #9178451

Merna L. Nobile January 19, 2011

I feel so fortunate to be a Better Photo Member and call all of you my friend. Thank you for your kind words and support. My best, Merna #9178510

Carolyn McIntosh January 20, 2011

and Congratulations to you as well . . I knew this was a winner photograph!!!!! #9179209

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