A balloon deflates.
I like the factory building in the background with a few balloons overhead. I like the lines in the building, because they mimic th geometric squares in the balloon. It has an urban feel. And contrasts with the picture of Tree Woman in her Bosque.
I like Richards comment. I have felt just like this balloon looks, many times.... plus, imagine... being up in the sky, drifting thru clouds... its a beautiful day and then.... you come down to earth.
I will be going out again this morning to chase balloons. Currently the wind conditions would mean I should go back to the area immediately around the Balloon Fiesta Park--but I don't want to hassle with traffic and parking and if the balloons are going North, they drift over the Sandia Reservation and yesterday as I circled around the park, while on the RES I was followed twice by their police and anywhere I could have pulled over for pictures was cordoned off. They feel their land is sacred and taking pictures is not permitted. As is their right.
I enjoyed taking pictures on Saturday and Sunday, because there was so much more to photograph than just balloons drifting by overhead. For me there is more to the story I am documenting.
El Jay took a few images yesterday. Here is one: http://indigodreams.smugmug.com/Daily-Photos/Fall-Daily-Foto-2010/13928851_fkuwd#1033929082_7txUJ
Updated 10/05/10 5:33a
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