Pulling Away

Uploaded: July 29, 2014 09:50:37 | Entered: August 15, 2014 17:30:32


Balloon capture at the Santa Paula Balloon festival.

Exif: f/8, 1/500 sec, ISO: 200, 55mm


JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2014

This is outstanding Reynaldo... such great colors and clarity!

jo ann c. #1580913

Colette M. Metcalf July 29, 2014

Fabulous capture!!! #11094420

John Connolly July 29, 2014

Wonderful detail, depth and color Reynaldo, and I love the sky! Nice work! #11094490

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 29, 2014

Wonderfully composed, beautiful colors. #11094682

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 29, 2014

Beautiful colors Reynaldo!,
Amalia #11094751

Ellen Hodges July 29, 2014

Fantastic capture with gorgeous light and color, Rey!! #11094786

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic July 29, 2014 1


What a beauty,love the colors and the beautiful sky,the clarity and capture are amazing

Ysa #11094801

Tiia Vissak July 29, 2014

a beautiful EOD! #11094834

Michelle Alton July 30, 2014 1

This is the second time I've written this in the last two days, but I have to do it! Just when I think there isn't another unique balloon shoot to capture, I'm proven wrong by a BP entry. This is composed and executed SO wonderfully. #11095503

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic July 30, 2014

Thank you all BP friends for the kind words and appreciation. To: Jo Ann C, Collette, John C. Tamara, Amalia, Ellen, Ysa, Tiia and Michelle A. I'm truly inspired. Thanks. #11095770

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 16, 2014

Congratulations on you POTD, Reynaldo, for this excellent image! Love your perspecive o this!
Debby #11109351

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 16, 2014

Magnificent Reynaldo! Well done Congratulatons on your EP AND POTD! #11109354

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 16, 2014

Excellent capture and beautiful POTD. #11109384

Mary K. Robison August 16, 2014 1

Hey, Rey! Big CONGRATULATIONS to you on this beautiful balloon capture making POTD! Very well deserved! #11109387

Melissa Picone August 16, 2014

Absolutely wonderful! Love the rich colors. Such beauty. #11109396

Debbie Bray August 16, 2014

Gorgeous colours and lovely details in this Reynaldo!! Big congratulations on your wonderful POTD! #11109397

Tiia Vissak August 16, 2014

Congrats! #11109404

John D. Roach level-addict August 16, 2014

Congrats...cool image. #11109413

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 16, 2014 1

What a gorgeous, well presented image! I agree with Michelle A - your composition is inspirational, Rey - a unique capture proving there's always a "different slant" to be had - Kudos for both your good artistic eye and your wonderful POTD!! (No doubt it will be back for more kudos, too! :) :) #11109446

Rona L. Schwarz August 16, 2014 2

Superb capture, Rey! The colors, detail, and perspective are marvelous! Definitely one of the best balloon captures I've ever seen! Huge Congrats on this wonderful POTD! And congrats on your "feature" in Outdoor Photographer this month! #11109450

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 16, 2014

Outstandign color, comp and capture - Congrats on your POTD!! #11109451

August 16, 2014

Wonderful photo and capture Reynaldo....love it #11109463

John W. Davis level-addict August 16, 2014 1

I was there. What a beautiful morning. My arm got tired from holding up my camera. You come away from such an event feeling renewed and your shot brought back that feeling. Congrats. #11109524

August 16, 2014

Couldn't have framed it better. #11109535

Kate Jackson August 16, 2014

Brilliant - love it!! Ooh I can now officially love it. Will try and find where that is! #11109542

Kate Jackson August 16, 2014

Brilliant - love it!! Ooh I can now officially love it. Will try and find where that is! #11109543

Kate Jackson August 16, 2014

Powerful graphic image!!! WOW!!! Congrats on POTD #11109546

Lindley Johnson level-classic August 16, 2014

Beautifully composed, with gorgeous color. Congratulations on your excellent POTD, Reynaldo! #11109549

Joy Rector August 16, 2014

Thank you on the POTD #11109564

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 16, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Reynaldo!,
Amalia #11109624

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 16, 2014

Outstanding Reynaldo and congrats on POTD #11109650

John Connolly August 16, 2014

Huge congratulations on your POTD Reynaldo! Well done! #11109723

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 16, 2014


Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 16, 2014

Thank you for all the Congrats. I'm so elated. #11109929

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe August 16, 2014

Love this Reynaldo!! Wonderful color, detail, depth and composition!! Congratulations on your well deserved POTD!! #11109931

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 16, 2014

Cool shot! Big congrats on your POTD! #11109939

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic August 16, 2014

Congratulations on your SUPER POTD, Reynaldo!! #11109941

frank w. degenhardt August 17, 2014

Love the composing, gorgeous colors, a beautiful scene. Congratulations on this being a POTD. Congratulations my friend. #11110194

Kathleen R. Struckle August 18, 2014

Awesome image. Congrats on your POTD #11110617

Ellen Hodges August 19, 2014

Huge congrats on a fabulous and beautiful POTD, Rey! Just too fantastic! #11111444

Diane E. Deming level-classic August 19, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful image! #11111486

Diane E. Deming level-classic August 19, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful image! #11111487

Susan Weisensel August 19, 2014

Must be a balloon kind of week, congrats on your POTD, and thanks for your kind comment on mine. #11111619

John Rivera level-deluxe August 21, 2014

Fabulous capture!!! #11112729

Phyllis H. Burchett August 25, 2014

Beautiful Reynaldo, congrats on your POTD! #11115975

Eivor Kuchta August 25, 2014

Great composition! Congratulations on your POTD! #11115990

Randy A. Myers level-classic August 28, 2014

Congratulations. I love the simplicity of this image. #11118168

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 28, 2014

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. #11118237

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 28, 2014

Congrats on you finalist, Rey, for this beautiful and dynamic image! #11118266

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 28, 2014

Excellent finalist Reynaldo and the POTD! #11118846

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic August 28, 2014

Wow what a beautiful finalist and Photo of the Day,congratulations
Ysa #11118906

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 28, 2014

Awesome, finalist too...congratulations! #11118927

Robert R. Goodman August 28, 2014

A big Congratulatios my friend!!! #11119484

Mary K. Robison August 28, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty making Finalist, Rey! Hope it moves on up so you have double gold badges beneath it! :) #11119705

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 28, 2014

Thank you all dear friends for the compliments and congratulations. Hi Mary, I sure hope too, double gold badges would be terrific. #11119749

Ellen Hodges August 28, 2014

Huge congrats and very best luck, Rey! Hope to see Gold attached, again!!!! #11119864

Carol Eade level-addict August 29, 2014

Beautifully done! Congratulations on your finalist. #11120191

Patrick Rouzes August 29, 2014

Congrats on this incredible finalist, Reynaldo. WTG.

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe August 30, 2014

Love the colors and sky! Congratulations on your win! #11121623

Patrick Rouzes August 30, 2014

Big congrats on your winner & POTD ,Reynaldo. #11121653

Laura L. Gonzales August 30, 2014

Congratulations Reynaldo on this GORGEOUS capture!!!! #11121706

Mary K. Robison August 31, 2014

So glad to see this beautiful capture receive a second Gold badge! A well earned Second Place Winner & POTD! #11121811

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 31, 2014

So glad to see this get another gold badge, Rey!

Congratulations! #11121945

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 31, 2014

Congratulations Rey on your gold badge...well don! #11122038

Robert R. Goodman August 31, 2014

Congratulations my friend!! #11122293

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 31, 2014

Congratulations Reynaldo on gold winner. #11122414

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 31, 2014

Congrats on your beautiful winner. #11122632

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic August 31, 2014 1

Ysa #11122831

Ellen Hodges September 01, 2014

Huge congrats on a fabulous and soooooo beautiful winner, Rey! Have company, sorry for delay in commenting. #11123103

Ann Lyssenko level-addict September 01, 2014

So well conceived Renaldo! Color anchoring the bottom of the image with the balloon up in the blue sky. Gives a sense of being there and of the size of each balloon. Congratulations on being a winner! Ann #11123113

Carol Flisak level-addict September 01, 2014

Wonderful colors, composition and clarity! Congratulations on your terrific winner, Renaldo! #11123504

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 02, 2014

Congrat on the Gold Renayldo!

Carol Eade level-addict September 02, 2014

Congratulations, Reynaldo! #11124612

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 26, 2014

Love it, Reynaldo!! Congratulations on wearing the gold!! #11145534

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 28, 2014

Beautiful cool colors. Belated congratulations on your POTD and Winner. #11213681

John D. Roach level-addict April 09, 2015

Quite nice. #11282213

Ellen Hodges March 22, 2016

Huge Congrats on TRIPLE Gold, Rey!!! #11450355

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic March 22, 2016

A big congratulations on you ALL TIME winn :)
Ysa #11450426

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 23, 2016

Congratulations Reynaldo on your third golden badge...awesome! and well desered.! #11450571

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 23, 2016

Biggest congrats on your exceptional 3-time (and much deserved) Gold Winners, Rey! #11450599

Mary K. Robison April 18, 2016

I'm not surprised that this double Gold Winner has now joined the ranks of the ALL-TIME Gold awards, Rey. A big CONGRATULATIONS to you! Hope this goes even higher! #11463234

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic April 18, 2016

Congratulations :)
Ysa #11463342

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 19, 2016

Congratulations Rey! Triple goldens! Awesome~ #11463442

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 21, 2016

Congratulations Rey on your POTD, ALL TIME EDITORS PICK and Second Place Winner! Wow! This is the first triple GOLD I have ever seen on BP!! This is such an amazing capture and BetterPhoto Honor! #11464423

frank w. degenhardt July 09, 2016 1

The judges did so right by this picture and giving it all the honors it deserves. It is quite beautiful in its look and composing. The way you use the green one to set up the checkered one is brilliant. The colors and textures are gorgeous, that sky is amazing in its beauty. Congratulations on a masterpiece of art being so deserving of all the honors. #11493639

Patrick Rouzes July 09, 2016

All the above, Reynaldo, and Congrats on all the well-deserved Medals!!! Super phenomenal shot. #11494016

Ray level-classic July 10, 2016

A HUGE Congratulations on this superb All Time Winner, Rey! #11494236

Mary K. Robison July 10, 2016

Hey, Rey! I'm so happy to find this splendid photo with three gold badges beneath it!
And, I'm glad the judges gave you an All Time Winner for this, showing they agree with me on quality, colors, composition, etc.
Congratulations AGAIN!! #11494380

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic July 11, 2016

CONGRATULATION,for the all times winner :)
Ysa #11494462

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 11, 2016

Gorgeous AT winner. Congrats! #11494872

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 14, 2016

Fabulous ALL TIMER WINNER Rey! Congrats #11495868

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe February 03, 2018

Love this, Reynaldo! The bold green is such a gorgeous color against the blue sky, and the balloon in the distance is a perfect accent. Well done! #11675884

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