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Chance encounter of a Eastern Shore Kind
Posted By: Eastern Shore Charlie, 11-15-2009, 04:08 PM

A chance encounter last weekend of a hot air ballon and a hang gilder. I saw the hang gilder flying straight for this balloon and knew he was going to do fly by. Waited and he did....Thought that was pretty cool. Also a couple shots of one balloon even though it was colorful but ballon could not get to high...I saw 3 balloons at the same time....that was a first. All shot with the A 300 F4.

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Two in one - good capture.
But #2 is just frightening.
How far was the basket from clipping those wires?
#3 is a vibrant close up. Well done.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ash Quote
Two in one - good capture.
But #2 is just frightening.
How far was the basket from clipping those wires?
#3 is a vibrant close up. Well done.
Off to the right you can see the wires going down to the right so he was not close to the wires. My angle made it a lot closer than he really was. That balloon like I said had issues...he hardly got over the tree line and went maybe a half mile and landed on my road and called it quits...not sure if I will ever get in a balloon....I would be to much ballast..

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