"The Great Texas Balloon Race"

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This is the Saturday Morning Target Competition for dropping marker flags precisely on a ground target after flying several miles back to the airport. The balloons continued on to 3 more designated targets on the route.

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jockswa on July 31, 2012

Sounds like fun. Great image. Lk it.

acusticalennon on July 31, 2012

Espectacular, Like+Fav, saludos cordiales

Henry Scoggin on July 31, 2012

Thanks for the YsL acusticalennon !

Have a great day, henry

Chris10 © on August 1, 2012

Beautifully too Henry.

Henry Scoggin on August 2, 2012

Thanks Chriss!

Best wishes, henry

Jack.Coleman on August 3, 2012

YsL...don't know why this didn't geo-tag...

Henry Scoggin on August 4, 2012

Thanks for the YsL Jack. I removed our other conversations so as not to get black listed. ;-)

els f-two on August 7, 2012

wow, Henry, this looks so spectacular with all those colours! like

Henry Scoggin on August 7, 2012

Hi els, Sun was just coming up and peaking through low horizon clouds or colors would have been better. Pretty fun to watch how they could fly exactly to the target. Cool stuff! :-)

Best wishes, henry

Henry Scoggin on August 14, 2012

Thanks a bunch lotus_ou!

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on August 18, 2012

Very beautiful and interesting ! I didn´t know about this- like--AnaM

M.Kranenborg-Torn on August 18, 2012

Very nice to see, YSL.

Greetings from Greetje

Henry Scoggin on August 18, 2012

Thankyou AnaM for the compliment and the like !

Best wishes, henry

Henry Scoggin on August 18, 2012

Thanks so much for the YsL!

Have a great weekend M.Kranenborg-Torn!


s. menge on August 19, 2012

Muss schön anzusehen sein ,gefällt Gruß S.menge

Henry Scoggin on August 19, 2012

Thanks for the comment and the like !

Greetings from Texas, henry

Mel Figueroa on August 22, 2012

Hola Henry, fantástico espectaculo muy bonita foto, me gusta LIKE

Saludos de México, Mel

Henry Scoggin on August 23, 2012

Hi Mel, thanks a bunch!


Giovanni Magni (giov… on August 24, 2012

Immagine bella e allegra.



Henry Scoggin on August 24, 2012

Thanks for the Like Giovamag!

Cheers, henry

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 29, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Henry Scoggin
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P510
    • Taken on 2011/07/28 07:04:48
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 7.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash