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Flight over Egypt

By vickyf
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

Tags: Flight Africa Balloon Egypt Luxor Landscape and travel Queens Valley

Voters: barbarahirst, ColleenA, gss and 23 more

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ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
30 Jan 2014 12:58PM
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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30 Jan 2014 1:31PM
Great series!
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2014 1:50PM
Four superb pictures Vicky. The ballon in V3 stands out beautifully against the terrain. Peter.
30 Jan 2014 1:59PM
beautiful set.
gwynn56 4 87 England
30 Jan 2014 3:15PM
beautiful set of images Smile
Kim Walton 12 145 30 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2014 3:57PM
All said,click
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
30 Jan 2014 4:03PM
Aviation beauty Vicky, love it ! my award for today.
Ron
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2014 4:29PM
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
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2014 4:38PM
4 great shots Vicky, love v3 Superb!
Brian
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
30 Jan 2014 7:53PM
A very nice set. V3 stands out for setting the mood.
30 Jan 2014 8:07PM
A great set. Love V3.
Effrossini

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