Challenge of Challenges 2010

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Welcome to the 2010 'Challenge of Challenges.' This is our second annual 'Picture of the Year' competition, contested by some of the leading challenge-winning images from the past twelve months. With over 1200 challenges completed this year, we were unable to include every winning entry so instead are asking you to vote on the 100 most voted-for challenge-winners of 2010.
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Balloons over Bagan, in Burma/Myanmar
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8th place
In the ancient site of Bagan (which rivals Angkor Wat as my favorite 'ruins' site for photography), balloon rides are offered for uber-rich tourists every sunrise and sunset. I preferred this sight at sunrise, since that also gave the mist on the ground, which made the place seem mysterious and peaceful to me.
This entry was originally submitted to the Participation: The Five-Hundred Club challenge.
Submitted: Friday, 30th April, 2010 23:12 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 3rd January, 2005
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 100
Notes: tripod with remote switch
Views: 1663
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