Tag Archives: hot air balloon

A June Photo Hunt

Here are my results of Karma’s June Photo Hunt. 1. A colorful bird. The bright orange bill and eye of an Oystercatcher in Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge near Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Look, he’s standing on one leg. 2. A … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Syracuse Balloonfest

It has been a couple of years since I have seen this sign set to HIGH at the Syracuse Balloonfest.  Sure brought a smile to my face! The Syracuse Balloonfest had a perfect start on Friday, June 10, 2011.  Light … Continue reading

Posted in Event | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Selective Color Using Aperture 3

Many photo editors easily do selective color.  I have done it in Apple’s Aperture 3 photo editing and management system.  However, I did it the hard way.  Turns out it is very easy to do.  Lets start with a nice … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Sunset with Character

Someday I am going to enjoy the Characters in Flight attraction at Downtown Disney.  For now, I will have to settle with photographing this unique hot air balloon as it floated in a pastel sky minutes before the Sun went … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

View 25: Centrifugal Force

Centrifugal force (from Latin centrum “center” and fugere “to flee”) is an apparent force acting outward from the axis of a rotating reference frame. In the case of the little boy above, he is learning how the moving ride is … Continue reading

Posted in People, Weekly View | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments