Sunday, June 5, 2011

Blue Monday, Mellow Yellow, Ruby Tuesday, My World Tuesday / Balloon Glow

 Clock on photos to enlarge!
It seems I can't resist a 'balloon glow' or every combination of color I can create!

 This is when the balloon was inflated and then the heat lifted it to an upright position...it's amazing to watch the process go from packed in the back of a van to ready for launch!
Although, these balloons were tethered to the ground for the night-time 'glow' event.

This is just a sample of the 'gazillion' photos I took this past Friday night, June 3, 2011.
Temecula Balloon and Wine Festival - Temecula, Califoria USA

35 comments:

Martha Z said...

What fun, the balloons are beautiful colored from the inside and I'm always ready for a little wine tasting.

SquirrelQueen said...

Amazing and gorgeous shots Carolyn, I love Night Glow. Ours got rained out this year.

Spiderdama said...

Wonderful light and colors in these shots!
Happy Sunday!

Samson said...

very colorful, great shots

lina@home sweet home said...

Awesome...glowing colors!

litlit said...

Stunning shots. Have a wonderful blue Monday.

SmilingSally said...

It must be thrilling to go up in one.

Happy Blue Monday, Carolyn!

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Lovely photos! Blue Monday sent me your way! The Hot Air Balloons are so fun!
Blessings!!

Luna Miranda said...

these are fabulous shots! i love your composition on the first photo.

Kim, USA said...

Beautiful and colorful, love it!

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LV said...

All your photos today are stunningly bright and pretty.

Meri said...

I got treated to hot air ballooning for a birthday present once. It was glorious!

Carolyn said...

wow..nice..it's so colorful :-) MINE IS HERE

Robin said...

Stunning shots, especially that first one!

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Cafe au lait said...

Fabulous shots. I bet it was fun!

I played too. Mine are here and here.

eileeninmd said...

Wow, the night event looks beautiful with the balloons lit up and glowing all the pretty colors. Great shots, Carolyn!

Marice said...

these are amazing! Great shots!

u may view mine too here

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic captures and what fun! I love the balloons! Had a wonderful ride in one a few years ago, love looking the birds in the eye!! It would really be fun at night! And a little wine tasting is always good! Great post for the day, Carolyn!

Sylvia

Kay L. Davies said...

Gorgeous, Carolyn.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Those are wonderful Carolyn! Cheerful combinations of colors for sure -- nothing like a balloon.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

These are dazzling photos, Carolyn!

COLOR DILEMMA

Yellow or red—which shall it be?
Red for you and yellow for me?

Perhaps you’d rather have yellow instead—
Which leaves me, of course, with handfuls of red!

Whichever hue you decide to choose,
I’ll take the other—no one will lose!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Indrani said...

Very lovely colorful patterns. Good collection.

Dianne said...

the colors are wonderful

Carol said...

Makes me want to go ballooning!

snowwhite said...

These balloons glow beautifully like stained glass. I understand why you took so many photos. This charm is irresistible!
Have a great day!

Francisca said...

This is on my bucket list, go up in a balloon! Super colorful shots, Carolyn.

chubskulit said...

Such pretty shots!

My RT link, please come and see.

Al said...

Great photos. I love balloon glows - we have one of the country's largest balloon events here every Labor Day, and it's fun to see and makes for excellent photo opportunities!

lencilicious said...

The beautiful colors of the hot air balloons will cover all the MEMEs you joined :) great.

I used to watch event like this during the day. I haven't seen one at night like this.

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Tammie Lee said...

gorgeous light and colors!

Irene said...

Great shots! I love the balloons!

forgetmenot said...

Balloons are beautiful, but your shots make them look amazing. So colorful and the patterns are so interesting. Excellent!! Have a lovely weekend. Mickie :)

James said...

What fun! I've always wanted to watch one of these night time burns. Great shots!

KMOYMAMA said...

Wonderful composition and beautiful colors of the baloons glowing at night time! Just great!

Fotokarusellen said...

Wonderful colors and composition. Beautiful, just very beautiful. Great work.