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Go with Canon to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta!


A bit pricey, but if you have ever wanted to photograph the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in style, here is your chance. Canon live learning has the details here:


If you have never been, the ABF is almost tailor made for photography. Bright colors, interesting shapes, interesting people, breakfast burritos and it all happens at the golden hour! *


Even if you don't go the Canon route, It is a great experience.



*Alas, it is also one of the few times that *everyone else* is out there at morning golden hour with you!



Here are some of my examples - not the best - but you get the idea:


Doesn't everyone need one of these cliches in there portfolio:



And some others:








I have a BIG Balloon Fest locally in Sept but it conflicts with my radio control event schedule AND I'm not an early riser. Definately colourful though with lots of interesting shapes & styles, but also very weather dependant.

"A skill is developed through constant practice with a passion to improve, not bought."

Nice! Smiley Happy

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