Rehearsing for an outdoor play last June this appeared over the horizon. Just a small touch of saturation used to bring up the blue sky.
I'll be back near Valentia Island tomorrow.
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bliard (1116) 2005-08-16 21:07
Really nice picture! Like the composition. The sky is really nice!
kikvel (4784) 2005-08-16 21:12
nice and simple
very well saturated colors
I like it
bantonbuju (51781) 2005-08-16 21:24
hi danny, a great example how simplicity turns into absolute beauty; i coudn't resist writting few wards at 3.25 a.m. while seeing this lovely image;
best wishes, jerzy
recepyuksel (17808) 2005-08-17 1:40
Very nive colours and simple compo
Milos (181) 2005-08-17 2:04
The sky is simply amazing. I like the saturated colors and color contrast.
ltkeely (0) 2005-08-17 2:53
Love this image - the colours are wonderful and the effects of the clouds are nice, well done
tjanze (5674) 2005-08-17 3:20
Very good simple composition.Nice colours and good sharpness.Simple is always the best.
Yamada (2309) 2005-08-17 3:40
Very nice composition. Great contrast. Very intens colors and sharpness
Amellia (1862) 2005-08-17 8:24
niesamowity blekit i ten rewelacyjny kontrast z zoltym balonem, swietnie uchwycone, wykadrowane, bravo, bravo, bravo:)))
Ina (2687) 2005-08-18 10:44
Fantastic colors and a very nice composition too...TFS...Ina...
Philippe (11836) 2005-08-18 15:33
A simple composition which is nonetheless very affective. I like the lines made by the cirri and the space you've created to the left of the ballon, which gives an impression of freedom and immensity.
sayzey (2358) 2005-08-18 16:46
Hey Danny, I had picked out your latest bird shot to comment on earlier today before you made a comment to me, but then I looked through your gallery and found this shot, and had to comment immediately!
The blue is so intense and the baloon so small in the vastness fo the sky. The whispy white clouds are great too, all in all a very nice capture : )
peter1892 (1681) 2005-08-18 17:46
Simple but effective - great colours, great composition!
dolin (15647) 2005-08-19 4:00
Waouhhhh excellent saturation...I like these vivid colors.
The framing is verx good...excellent idea.
The impressive and strange sky and this yellow and red touch make the shot !
(sorry, I come back for the smile)
marietom (34607) 2005-08-19 8:48
Toute simple, mais superbe. Les couleurs sont lumineuses. Bravo.
L810th (0) 2005-08-19 15:11
This image has all the basic elements of a well directed photo. All these elements have been described well by fellow admirers.
What caught my eye was the magical tongues of whispy clouds that guide the balloon forward in a gentle diagonal way. The side lighting gives great form to the balloons envelope wich was so important in this composition.
Well seen and well executed capture.
Jeppe (18654) 2005-08-20 4:25
Very fine composition and colours you got on this photo - This looks like it taken from an other balloon - the fine clouds add extra to the image.
colinbrenchley (6431) 2005-09-01 17:12
Good composition with use of "thirds" with great saturated colours
archanabhimasen (270) 2005-09-13 0:24
Very nicely composed. The contrast of the ballon is enhanced by the blue sky.
jafadabret (56501) 2005-09-18 12:22
Le jaune dans le bleu du ciel claque comme un drapeau au vent. J'ai ajouté ce cliché au thème "Montgolfiers"
KellEy (1237) 2005-09-18 13:16
A definete eye catcher!
royrak (74) 2005-09-24 22:54
Beautiful composition, awesome blue.
danielswalsh (13599) 2005-10-14 3:05
Awesome shot Danny!
I don't add a lot of photos to my fav's... but this one is going in. Big, Bright & Bold. I like it...
Well done Danny!
ruisc_pt (10828) 2007-02-10 14:06
Well I'll prefer it without the saturation
A great "exercise" of colour..
- Copyright: Danny O'Brien (Valentia) (1522)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-06-26
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 10D, Sigma 70-200/2.8 EX
- Exposure: f/6.7, 1/350 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Montgolfiers, Hot Air Balloons from Below [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-08-16 20:19
- Favorites: 3 [view]