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Old Sep 2, 2012, 10:55 PM   #1
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Caught the 6pm launch today at the New York State Festival of Balloons in Dansville, NY. Last time we were there in 2010 it was too windy for a launch all weekend and we only got to see a few of the balloons inflated on the ground. Perfect weather today though.











And you can view the rest here if you like: Balloons!
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Old Sep 2, 2012, 11:01 PM   #2
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Awesome series! #2 is my favorite
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Up Up and Away, What a wonderful day to see your shots, Thank you.

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How fun! Looks like it was a nice day for it.

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I really like the turtle. Great depth on #2.
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This was probably the coolest balloon:



This one was my kid's favorite: Dingbat Jr

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Not only something I'd love to do but something I'd love to shoot - what fun Mike and some very good pix too !
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What a diverse variety of balloon shapes you got. Great series! I want to fly in one again, it is the most relaxing and smoothest flight experience I have ever had.

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Something I want to do and shoot, love the series

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Awesome series! #2 is my favorite
We waited a couple years to get to see a bunch of hot air balloons launch so it was well worth it. $5 each for the wife and I to get in, free for our kids.

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Up Up and Away, What a wonderful day to see your shots, Thank you.

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And thank you for looking, I'm glad to have brightened your day with these.

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How fun! Looks like it was a nice day for it.

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Thanks Patty and it was a beautiful day.

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I really like the turtle. Great depth on #2.
The turtle was definitely cool, but I like the purple monster that I posted after more.

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Not only something I'd love to do but something I'd love to shoot - what fun Mike and some very good pix too !
We heard several announcements before the launch about meeting with your pilots before launch so I think that they were offering the ability to take a flight for a fee. That definitely would have been cool.

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I can imagine, thanks Lou!

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Something I want to do and shoot, love the series

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Thank you Hans, maybe some day I'll brave it and go up in one myself.
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