Hang gliding is an air sport in which a pilot flies a light and non-motorized foot-launch aircraft called a hang glider. Most modern hang gliders are made of an aluminium alloy or composite frame covered with synthetic sailcloth to form a wing. The pilot is ensconced in a harness suspended from the airframe, and exercises control by shifting body weight in opposition to a control frame, but other devices, including modern aircraft flight control systems, may be used. (From Wikipedia)
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rbassin (18529) 2014-07-11 7:18
une très belle image, bonnes couleurs et bon timing.
EstudioChispa (2006) 2014-07-11 8:14
Great to see that your love of flight finds many forms! Another great shot, Eleu!
La Paz, BCS
holmertz (41797) 2014-07-11 10:12
This is a perfect compromise between your airplanes and the birds. It's almost like Superman, although he doesn't need any technical assistance to fly. It's a plain, minimalistic photo, and again you have captured this flying object with perfect sharpness in a very appealing composition.
photoray (12519) 2014-07-11 15:09
Fine action view of the hang glider soaring in the blue.
I have always been intrigued by hang gliding, but too afraid to try it. I prefer water sports, where if one crashes, they land in the water, more forgiving than solid ground.
Sonata11 (33283) 2014-07-11 20:43
Hello Eleu, very beautiful work and great capture this scene. Well done. Tfs and have a great weekend. Regards, Barbara
rychem (24048) 2014-07-11 22:06
That is right, free as a bird, it is a job/hobby for courageous people, I imagine the photos taken from this glider ..... a dream :)
marabu61 (8593) 2014-07-12 5:37
Ah, the freedom of flying is never as enjoyable as with a non motorized air craft such as a hang glider of paraglider. This composition evokes that feeling perfectly.
have a great weekend
fabbs99 (16489) 2014-07-12 20:00
Lovely view of the flying man.Excellent image quality with good colors and sharpness.Very well done. TFS.
cornejo (32224) 2014-07-15 10:07
Eleu Hello, very good picture of this man in free flight bird, well captured in this interesting image with good sharpness, light, color and quality. Very nice and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this work.
Good afternoon and happy week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.