Taken at the Carolina BalloonFest
Statesville, NC, USA

Featured on RB Home Page 8/15/11

I always wondered what it would be like to travel (not just go for a ride) in a hot air balloon.

Canon 7D
Tamron 18-200mm

Textures thanks to Boccacino
Layered and adjusted luminosity curves in Paint.NET,
41 Favorites on 11/28/10


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  • canonman99
    canonman99almost 4 years ago


  • LOL….

    – Christine Annas

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...almost 4 years ago

    A great process.
    I love it.

  • Thank you so much!!

    – Christine Annas

  • Babcia
    Babciaalmost 4 years ago

    This is absolutely beautiful!

  • Thanks Barbara, I love playing with textures!

    – Christine Annas

  • dovey1968
    dovey1968almost 4 years ago

    oh nice, brilliant work !

  • Thank you so very much!!!

    – Christine Annas

  • Terrie Taylor
    Terrie Tayloralmost 4 years ago

    Great treatment

  • Thank you!!!

    – Christine Annas

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsalmost 4 years ago

    GENIUS Chris!! marvelous idea.. Love it. :))))) x

  • LOL, don’t get too carried away there, Cook……so glad you like it though, I haven’t played around with the textures too much lately, so this one was lots of fun!

    – Christine Annas

  • Oops forgot to say THANK YOU and thanks as always for the faves!!!

    – Christine Annas

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...almost 4 years ago

    Splendorous………………………………………………..always……….with all love Normajean.

  • Thank you so much Normajean : )

    – Christine Annas

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 4 years ago

    Excellent – really love this image!!!

  • Thank you very much, I’m so glad you like it!

    – Christine Annas

  • Shanina Conway
    Shanina Conwayalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful work…and I’m packed and ready:)

  • Thank you!!!!

    – Christine Annas

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alalmost 4 years ago

    Around the world in eighty days. This is terrific Mate. Well done.

  • First stop Australia!!!!
    Thanks, Al, for all your comments and faves.

    – Christine Annas

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