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stlouis missouri us usa GFPBR hotair balloon glow flame 091908 2008

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The night before the Great Balloon Race (http://www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com ) is Balloon Glow. The balloons are all setup close together and as the sun goes down, every few minutes a horn would sound and all the balloons would open up their "burners" and would light up the entire balloon at the same time.
This event takes place in Forest Park (http://stlouis.missouri.org/citygov/parks/forestpark ) which is in the center of St Louis and is 40% bigger than Central Park in New York City.
Have a great weekend!!!!
(constructive critique is welcome)
coming soon - .
Coming up:
A zillion backed up flower photos
2 zillion shots of the ducks that come to the back door
Branson Night lights and lit signs
Small selection of downtown St Louis monuments and landmarks
A tour of the St Louis Botanical Gardens
experiments with lights
experiments with splashes
2008 St Louis Orchid show

To be shot this month:
Balloon Race - 09/20/08 --- oh NO rain forecast!!! .................... for sure overcast - no blue skies.;-(
Airshow - 09/21/08
Craft Fair - 09/27/08
More fricken flowers.............
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Comments on this photo:

Sep 20 2008 17:33 GMT megmet PRO
I so wish I could have seen this before I left England, the one that should have been on in the next town to us was called off because of bad weather. Now here in Spain as far as I know it just doesn't happen!

A super shot Bill. :-)
Sep 20 2008 17:44 GMT dougrun PRO
Wonderful shot, Bill!
Sep 20 2008 18:25 GMT ManiacMom PRO
Great lighting in this shot, Bill!
Sep 20 2008 18:30 GMT Lensvision
Gorgeous shot!!
Sep 20 2008 18:49 GMT LizSA
interesting detail about the park........ beautiful detail and shot PP..
Sep 20 2008 19:33 GMT bennystr
Fabulous light Bill!
Sep 20 2008 19:57 GMT ashdad PRO
I envy you. I am missing the Adirondack Balloon Festival this weekend so I can work on my house.
Sep 21 2008 01:07 GMT junne PRO
well done, considering the light
Sep 21 2008 03:07 GMT Studio88
Nightime Balloons - Fabulous Series ;-))
Sep 21 2008 12:17 GMT Cooler PRO
Wonderful capture and light here my friend ;-)))
Sep 21 2008 15:34 GMT iyerhari
Sooooo lovely!!!!!!!!!
Sep 21 2008 17:18 GMT smileymikey PRO
Excellent picture PhotoPro =]