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A short series from the archives today of a few images taken during my first ever balloon flight from Luxor, Egypt. A fantastic experience which I'd managed to repeat once in Turkey. I was using my first digital slr, the Canon 5D, with a 28-135 lens, both of which have been sold to make way for 'bigger and better' equipment. When I look at some of the images I took with that combination, I sometimes wonder if I should have stayed with the cheaper options! A great camera/lens combination for anyone starting out.

It's pouring with rain here yet again today, so my work is on hold yet again and there will be no excuse for not catching up with everyone's portfolios over the next couple of daysSmile

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon EF 35-135mm f/4-5.6 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Flight over Egypt
Username:vickyf vickyf
Uploaded:30 Jan 2014 - 12:45 PM
Tags:Africa, Balloon, Egypt, Flight, Landscape / travel, Luxor, Queen's Valley
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 12:58 PM

Wow....what a great experience, love the 4 versions, all have their own beauty. I love the remoteness of V3 the most....well captured

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 1:31 PM

Great series!

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 1:50 PM

Four superb pictures Vicky. The ballon in V3 stands out beautifully against the terrain. Peter.

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peekay2001
30 Jan 2014 - 1:59 PM

beautiful set.

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gwynn56
gwynn56  264 forum posts England
30 Jan 2014 - 3:15 PM

beautiful set of images Smile

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 10144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 3:57 PM

All said,click

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 4:03 PM

Aviation beauty Vicky, love it ! my award for today.
Ron

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 4:29 PM

No rain here,but still dismal!
A great set Vicky, but would not be in the hot air balloon for anything!
My neighbour has one and helicopter and will not go up in either to do photographs.
Amazing sights here though, like them all
Lillian

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
30 Jan 2014 - 4:38 PM

4 great shots Vicky, love v3 Superb!
Brian

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101475 forum postsdark_lord vcard England130 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 7:53 PM

A very nice set. V3 stands out for setting the mood.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
30 Jan 2014 - 8:07 PM

A great set. Love V3.
Effrossini

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