Other than watching hundreds of balloons take to the New Mexico sky during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta back in graduate school, I haven’t really experienced a balloon festival up close until this year’s Midwest Balloon Fest.  Since I was focused on shepherding my youngest and a friend through the trick or treating aspect of the balloon glow, I didn’t have my tripod with me.  However, I think I still managed to get a few halfway decent shots from the event.

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Propane burners in a balloon during the Midwest Balloon Fest’s balloon glow event. 


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Lit up!


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One colorful balloon fully lit next to one that is dark


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Special shape balloons in various stages of illumination during the balloon glow


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The Angry Bird balloon fully lit


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While the Goldfish balloon is deflated the Wonder Bread balloon glows on behind it

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About Sage Scott

Shutterbug Sage began as a 365 photo project.




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