My Beautiful Balloon.

Up, Up, and Away! This weekend the hot air balloons arrive in Pittsfield, New Hampshire for the 38th Annual Suncook Valley Rotary Hot Air Balloon Rally, one of my favorite events to photograph! From the sunrise liftoff, to Saturday evenings Night Glow and the fireworks that follow, there’s fun for everyone, not just us photographer… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

Sparrow leaves its perch
A black-capped chickadee immediately after lift off. A blur of motion.
Fireworks at the Pittsfield, NH hot air balloon rally.
My favorite fireworks image from the 2010 Pittsfield, NH Hot Air Balloon Rally.
Hor air balloons glow at night
"Night Glow" Hot air balloons glow at night. The mixture is adjusted on the flame, so the balloon is illuminated from within without lifting off.
dragsters at the starting line.
A pair of dragsters wait for the green, at New England Dragway, Epping, NH.