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Old Jun 22, 2015, 3:39 PM   #1
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Default Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Festiveal

Thinking about going to this event-know it is in early October-supposedly the most photographed event in the world. Anyone ever been there? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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I have shot balloon festivals. For photography, they are incredibly colorful and exciting. And a ride is amazing. Beware, however, that balloons don't fly if the wind gets even a little breezy.
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I have been to (2) small ones here in Arizona-this one has about (500) balloons and 80,000 spectators over the week. Whole different ball game. Should be interesting
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500! Wow. Have fun. Please post.
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Go early, stay late. I was using a Canon FF when I was there, used a 24-105, but you can't go wrong even with a point and shoot, that's how great the photos ops are. You will be able to walk among the balloons as well as seeing mass take-offs. Would love to go back!
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Old Aug 9, 2015, 10:17 PM   #6
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