The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. It is part of a class of aircraft known as balloon aircraft. On November 21, 1783, in Paris, France, the first untethered manned flight was performed by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes in a hot air balloon created on December 14, 1782 by the Montgolfier brothers. Hot air balloons that can be propelled through the air rather than just being pushed along by the wind are known as airships or, more specifically, thermal airships. (From Wikipedia)
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ktanska (24102) 2014-03-02 8:35
I never expected that such big balloons could be so close together when they take off. Awesome picture. The flame emphasizes the brightness of the yellow fabric. Really lovely, and surely makes me want to try ballooning some day.
marabu61 (7351) 2014-03-02 8:58
Wonderfully colorful shot of these hot air ballons taking of to the sky's. It would be one of my big dreams for once being able to fly in one of those.
have a great sunday
PaulVDV (20385) 2014-03-02 9:07
Excellent view upwards of these ascending balloons.
A very well-balanced picture with parts of the three balloons.
Best regards, Paul
holmertz (37011) 2014-03-02 11:17
A superbly colorful and eye-catching photo. The POV from below gives us a very good look of the nearest gondola and the fire heating the air inside it. The positions of the three balloons give a good rhythm to the composition.
ACL1978 (7467) 2014-03-02 11:41
Hi Eleu - perfect POV for this shot, looking up into the balloon itself! Bright, gorgeous colors throughout with a beautiful glow from the main subject there. Wonderfully done!
mesutilgim (79934) 2014-03-02 12:23
What a nice capture with good pov and warm vivid colors.
It has great graphical and eyecatching effect. Short but interesting notes.
TFS and best regards
ourania (26280) 2014-03-03 2:15
the colours of your picture are extremely attractive. There's a delightful and effective distinction between the sunlit and the shady parts. A wonderful graphical scene with a random and interesting arrangement in a vertical frame. I also like the perspective and the play of shapes, the lightness of the balloons and the feeling of anticipation as they are rising up in the sky. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
mirosu (12518) 2014-03-03 4:06
Excellent colourful photo in superb light. Excellent color contrast.
The well-chosen tight crop eliminates all unwanted distractions.
Very well done
Wish you a very nice week.
jemaflor (80616) 2014-03-03 4:25
interesting angle, original effect with the light through the ballon, beautiful brightness and colors, well made.
jhm (135058) 2014-03-03 4:56
In my area have we every year great festivities with hot air balloons, Always a very big spectacle when more that hundred balloons start in the air.
You took these picture out a very nice position
Excellent captured, nice composition.
Very well done, TFS.
ikeharel (52181) 2014-03-03 8:05
Vivid and cheersful colors of the Baloons against the blue sky, Eleu.
Yet a vibrant texture as the baloons flew and moved upwards.
Silvio1953 (115825) 2014-03-03 9:46
Ciao Eleu, lovely composition with beautiful balloons, fantastic colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
nikkitta (13220) 2014-03-03 11:33
Atractive, eye catching capture , color contrst working well withe blue sky
But the best is your creative POV looking up
Like also the light of the sun on the bigger one
Great, interesting note, tfs
Ninello52 (7503) 2014-03-03 13:11
This beautiful shot! Image composed very well, also excellent sharpnes! I like it very much! Bravo!
Best Regards, Nino.
abmdsudi (39482) 2014-03-03 22:49
Red as we all know always brings lot of life live and this shot has no exception, lots of red and yellow combinations with other fresh complementary colours. The impressive viewpoint can only suggest of shooting position that possibly you are airborne - I may be wrong- but the result is remarkable. The extra balloons add depth and perspective, and the contrast to the blue is jaw dropping blessed by such brilliant side lighting, Bravo!!
- Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) (25105)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-25
- Categories: Daily Life, Festivals, Transportation, Event
- Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-02 7:32