A New Day

Uploaded: November 27, 2015 00:53:27 | Entered: February 19, 2016 00:44:56


Watching the fellow ballooners soaking in the sunrise 2,000 ft above the UAE desert
was an unforgettable image which has been permanently etched in my memory.
Shot this from the adjacent hot air balloon.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7100


Ujjwal Mukherjee November 27, 2015

I can relate to the thrill that you had and also the joy of having a clear and perfect early morning - wonderful composition and capture,Usman!! #1643494

Betty Ann Kelly level-classic December 13, 2015

LOVE this one Usman! Excellent comp, colors, subject matter & lighting. Beautiful.

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 22, 2015

Very beautiful. Unusual perspective and terrific silhouette. Congratulations on the Finalist, Usman. #11414906

Patrick Rouzes December 22, 2015

Congrats on another well-deserved finalist, Usman.

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 23, 2015

Congratulations, Usman! Would love to get up in one of those one day. #11415308

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 23, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous. Great light and composition Usman. Congratulations!!! #11415640

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 28, 2016

Congrats. Amazing #11452735

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic March 28, 2016

Beautiful, especially from a balloon. Congratulations on your Finalist Usman! #11452891

Paula Showen March 28, 2016

LOVE IT!!! Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #11453355

Ray level-classic March 28, 2016

Congratulations on your superb Finalist, Usman! #11453381

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe March 29, 2016

A well deserved Finalist! #11453772

Ujjwal Mukherjee April 01, 2016

Huge congratulations on your beautiful Winner,Usman!! #11454788

Terry Cervi level-classic April 01, 2016

Congrats on your outstanding win, Usman!! #11454938

Paula Showen April 01, 2016

Usman, this is beautiful! Congratulations on your second place win!!! #11454966

Gail Sullivan level-classic April 01, 2016

Usman...congrats on your win with this outstanding image! #11455048

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 01, 2016

Congratulations on your gold win! #11455069

Renee Doyle April 01, 2016

Congratulations Usman - beautifully captured and wonderful winner :) ... Hope all is well with you #11455268

Peggy Pfister level-classic April 01, 2016

So tranquil ... makes me feel peaceful just looking at it. Congrats on this lovely winner, Usman! #11455318

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 01, 2016

Congrats on your outstanding Gold Winner, Usman! #11455327

Michele Peterson level-classic April 01, 2016

Beautiful, Usman!! Congratulations! #11455487

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 02, 2016

Great color and silo Usman - congratulations! #11455583

Mary K. Robison April 02, 2016

Congratulations on your beautiful Gold Winner, Usman!

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 02, 2016

Amazing photo, Usman. Congratulations! #11455627

Ellen Hodges April 02, 2016

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Usman!! #11455889

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 02, 2016

Gorgeous winner, Usman! Congratulations! #11455979

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 02, 2016

Beautiful colors and silhouette. Congratulations Usman on a well deserved Second Place win. #11456042

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 03, 2016

Wow, this is sooo awesome...I love it. Congratulations on your golden win! :) #11456307

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