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Bloke in a Rainbow

During Fiesta, it’s common to see event enthusiasts wearing rainbow-colored headwear resembling hot-air balloons. These Balloonistas adorn their hats with collectible pins from current and previous years’ events. 40 more words

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Abstract in Pinks

Here is a case where less was more.

This is dedicated to the blessed memory of my dear mother-in-law, Linda Landau, who passed away after a fire at her home in Queens, NYC as this was going to press. 193 more words

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Look First, Smile Later

We are continuing to look at my favorite images from the 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. By my teasing out these images, it’s like re-living a really, really, long day. 189 more words

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Full Frontal, As Promised

I promised you a full frontal view of this hot air balloon in another recent post.

The smile perplexed her.

Droplet of gas or water? 119 more words

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Up, Up, and Away - HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

The name of the shaped balloon that is carrying two passengers skyward is named American Rocket. Seen behind it is a frog shaped balloon named Kermie. 38 more words

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Acknowledgement (^_^)

“God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say thank you?”¬†

William Arthur Ward, Critical Thinker

Most of my images from the 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta were made on equipment that I was privileged to borrow for several hours on October 7, 2016. 

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Burners And Flames

More views from 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Today we are looking at two images of a specific part of hot-air balloon anatomy: the burners. Burners are the devices that ignite and project the flammable fuel upwards into the envelope, to heat the air inside the hot-air balloon. 162 more words

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