Balloon Reflection 4

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Balloon Reflection 4

Uploaded: September 12, 2005


Monday's Splash 'n Dash event, Colorado Springs 2005 Balloon Classic. Full auto setting on my Powershot A510, shooting hand-held into the ripples of Prospect Lake. Levels and saturation adjusted in Photoshop.


Leanne M.E. Boyd September 13, 2005

I love the reflections and colours, Tom! Great shot! #309483

Donna W. Neal October 21, 2005

Congratulations Tom #1976736

Janet E. Backhaus October 21, 2005

Beautiful....I love it.
Congrats and good luck. #1979302

October 22, 2005

Great reflections and a very good composition. #1984459

Tom Schmitt October 22, 2005

Thank you for your feedback! The shore was lined with spectators and other photographers, but I think I got some strange looks from the others as I spent most of my time pointing my camera down into the water, instead of up to the sky! #1985466

Rick Clark October 22, 2005

What a unique view...Great! #1986205

Paul A. Schneider October 22, 2005

Congrats, Great capture. Nice to see another image from the Balloon Classic got into the finalists. It was a great weekend at the event.

Paul #1986252

Susie Peek-Swint November 11, 2005

Great perspective on these colourful balloons Tom ~ congrats on the finalist and POTD ~ well done! #2061444

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 11, 2005

Tom, awesome colors and reflection; congratulations on your POTD and finalist. #2061457

Brian Cassar November 11, 2005

Brilliant shot Tom! #2061462

Christopher James Howland November 11, 2005

Fantastic colours! #2061478

Mary K. Robison November 11, 2005

Exceptionally cool capture, Tom ~
Congratulations on a well-earned POTD (and finalist)! #2061480

Bill Houghton November 11, 2005

Beautiful reflection and color. Congratulations. #2061630

anonymous A. November 11, 2005

What great clarity and saturation! The point of view and the crop are really terrific. Well seen, Tom, and well caught. #2061727

Evy Johansen level-classic November 11, 2005

Wow.... this is beautiful! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Tom!! #2061735

Debbie Roberts November 11, 2005

BEAUTIFUL! Great capture! #2061737

Ed Heaton November 11, 2005

Nice job Tom, Congrats on POTD! #2061749

Donna W. Neal November 11, 2005

Congratulations on POTD Tom, beautiful! #2061772

Laura Clay-Ballard November 11, 2005

congratulations on this colorful potd! #2061808

Scott Pedersen November 11, 2005

I think its neat. good work #2062004

Janet E. Backhaus November 11, 2005

Way to go...Congrats of POTD. It is a great choice. #2062015

Karen Engelbreth November 11, 2005

Wonderful image - congrats on your POTD, Tom :0) #2062084

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 11, 2005

Congratulations Tom! #2062109

November 11, 2005

I absolutely love it.
Thanks for entering it so we can all see what a great shot it is.

Vicki Hunt November 11, 2005

I love reflections! Great POTD!!! #2062205

Joy Rector November 11, 2005

congrats on the POTD #2062208

Mary Timman November 11, 2005

Great colors. You captured the reflections beautifully.
Congratulations on POTD. #2062227

Casey A. Hanson November 11, 2005

Beautiful colors in this reflection, Tom. Many congrats on POTD and being a finalist. It's a very cool image! :0) #2062240

Kay Beausoleil November 11, 2005

Such an unusual perspective -- well executed, Tom! Congratulations on your POTD and finalist. #2062285

Wendy Stevenson November 11, 2005

A very creative presentation of an often photographed subject - beautiful job!! Congrats on your POTD Tom - fantastic work!!! #2062661

Sandra Freyler November 11, 2005

Congratulations, Very beautiful image. #2062870

Wilson Low November 11, 2005

Congrats To U Tom!
~ Wilson #2062889

Bob Duncan November 11, 2005

Very well deserved POTD Tom,
After looking through your gallery.
I bet we'll see many more from you. #2062960

Jessica L. Richard November 11, 2005

beautiful photo! love the reflection and colors! congrats on POTD! #2062988

Claudette Foote November 11, 2005

Congratulations, Very beautiful image. #2063247

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 11, 2005

Fantastic potd, a bright and beautiful image!! Congratulations! #2063303

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 11, 2005

Beautiful POTD! The colors are so vibrant, and I love the unique perspective. I also loved looking at your gallery. There are so many truly lovely images. Congratulations. #2063368

Keith L. Clayton November 11, 2005

Wonderful capture!! #2063389

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 11, 2005

Congrats on this magnificent POTD, Tom!:) #2063413

November 11, 2005

and what a great reflection it is too!! congrats on the potd! #2063516

Kathleen R. Struckle November 11, 2005

Great image. Love the reflections and bold colors. Congrats on POTD!! #2063707

Mary Clarke November 11, 2005

Many congratulations on POTD Tom - great image #2063948

Nancy Wilson November 11, 2005

Beautiful reflection and very creative, Tom. I love all the landscapes in your gallery. nancy #2064376

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 11, 2005

Congratulations, Tom, on this fabulous POTD and finalist! Wonderful work! #2064568

Mary L. Lemley November 11, 2005

Talent and beautiful subject!!!!! #2065154

Anita Taylor November 13, 2005

Super clarity and vivid colors! Great image, Tom! #2070190

December 02, 2005

So lively and vibrant. Beautiful eye for colours. #2145130

Lisa B. North September 23, 2008

Tom, I usually point my camera down to the water too - so much more interesting sometimes! This colorful reflection is unbelievable..or should I say WOW!!!!!!!! Lisa #6500538

Tom Schmitt September 23, 2008

Thanks Lisa. I saw a lot more people shooting the reflections this year (I sot a few more too!). Hard to believe this photo is 3 years old already! #6501827

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