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The Stars Are Out

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 6 December 2012 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

Some of the balloons were colorful but, there were no wild shapes.

Prosser Balloon Fest

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Going with the winds. That is certainly a great way to enjoy the scenery.

6 Dec 2012 5:57am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec la belle nacelle et les deux autres à gauche quel captage de cet envol

6 Dec 2012 6:15am

rem_la from Villiers, France


6 Dec 2012 6:35am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wonderful photo for framing, light and... atmosphere

6 Dec 2012 6:40am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent framing, the view of these balloons is superb. A beautiful light. Good job, and shooting.
Have a good day.

6 Dec 2012 6:57am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

That one seems to have the richest colours though :-)

6 Dec 2012 7:19am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

I like your composition here, they are such colourful subjects

6 Dec 2012 7:43am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Great composition to offset the balloon in flight with those on the ground. Love the colors too.

6 Dec 2012 7:45am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Niiiiice, something I've never seen up close and personal. Good job

6 Dec 2012 8:06am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid i like it

6 Dec 2012 8:14am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Very well framed !!

6 Dec 2012 8:19am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Particularly beautiful to see them, love the people standing up, no room to sit there !~

6 Dec 2012 8:41am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Up up and away.. beautiful.. it is a great experience.

6 Dec 2012 9:37am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Perfectly clear and crisp images of the series . Hard to believe you were on a ground:)

6 Dec 2012 10:17am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the stars - a beautiful crisp morning!

6 Dec 2012 10:44am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The framing is excellent. I like a lot the partial inclusion of the balloons.

6 Dec 2012 11:17am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful framing .

6 Dec 2012 11:44am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb framing! Beautiful image!

6 Dec 2012 12:04pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So sculptural in form . . I like the way you have composed this . .

6 Dec 2012 12:07pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Joli cadrage

6 Dec 2012 12:27pm

Lucie Pao (By PegM) from ~ ici ou là ~, France

Oh wow !!! beautiful shot my friend !

6 Dec 2012 12:55pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Love the frame here!!!!

6 Dec 2012 1:00pm

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

Just love the bright colors of these balloons!

6 Dec 2012 1:21pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful. Great shot. :)

6 Dec 2012 1:32pm

Francisco from Miami, United States


6 Dec 2012 2:26pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What lovely forms! Your beautiful framing and tonality make them such a special appeal!

6 Dec 2012 3:20pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

A star rising in the east... or is that in the west? Haha! Nice photo.

6 Dec 2012 3:32pm

10Fraction from Rennes, France

I guess that they have the shape of the piece of compressed air, like my tires! But they are nicer :-)

6 Dec 2012 3:47pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Lovely capture

6 Dec 2012 3:49pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Magnifique cadrage !

6 Dec 2012 4:36pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Another fine shot of these balloons. I like your composition on this one. Well done.

6 Dec 2012 4:52pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful frame of these beautiful balloons!

6 Dec 2012 5:10pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Wonderful title...great perspective! I am so jealous of you being there!!!

6 Dec 2012 5:50pm

Kiki from Ambert, Auvergne, France

I like this series and the centring here ! You was also in balloon ? I dream about it :)

6 Dec 2012 5:53pm

@Kiki: No, I was on the ground.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the calrity of seeing the people in the basket!

6 Dec 2012 7:20pm

Romina from tehran, Iran

Wow colorful baloon ,well done artistic photographer ;)

6 Dec 2012 7:41pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Superb composition and excellent details

6 Dec 2012 9:53pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Les étoiles sont déjà sur l'image !!
un cadrage aux petits oignons !! j'adore les teintes en plus !! :)
tout bon !

6 Dec 2012 11:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

The balloon fest here lasts for 3 days, including a night flight. We get up at 5:30 am for the morning lift off.

6 Dec 2012 11:25pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Ha...what a clear image!

7 Dec 2012 2:18am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully rich colors! Amazing how something so huge can manage to float.

7 Dec 2012 3:52am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Photo conveys an awesome experience!

7 Dec 2012 4:27am

rian from vestavia hills, United States

those are the ones you need to look out for.. :)

7 Dec 2012 2:38pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful composition here

7 Dec 2012 6:15pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Very good your capture here, I love the details of the people in the "flying basket"...and I do favour vivid my eyes keep going to the left...

11 Dec 2012 10:57am