Balloons

Challenge #6 in the The sky is the limit series. Hosted by alex326.
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Upload the picture of a hot air balloon or a blimp. The actual aircraft must be the subject of the picture and it should take at least 10% of the area of the picture. Try to upload a good quality shot and stay with the theme.
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pre-flight check
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Preparing for the flight, the balloon is lying horizontally on the ground, partially inflated. Here, before the burners are turned on to heat the air, the pilot is inside the balloon to check that all the ropes etc are properly atached
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Submitted: Friday, 19th October, 2012 17:35 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 22nd September, 2012
Focal length: 14 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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