All posts tagged Flight

Photos of Katahdin Air taking off from Spencer Cover, also Pockwockamus Rock, Compass Pond, and River Pond along the Golden Road in Millinocket, Maine

Sunrise photos of Sam Canders with YourMaineStreet.com and his hot air balloon at the Piscataquis Heritage Hot Air Balloon Festival in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

For the past few years I’ve driven up to Presque Isle to shoot the balloon festival near the end of August. Here are some of my favorite photos of the evening “glow” at the Northern Maine Fairgrounds.

I took these photos of Bill Belk in his balloon, Skittles, as he landed at the Hilltop Elementary School in Caribou, Maine.

I went up to the 2011 Crown of Maine Balloon Festival in Presque Isle last weekend and shot 6,675 photos, plus some video on my iPhone. It took me a little over a week to edit everything and make a movie. Here is a compilation of timelapses, panoramas, and video that I put together.

Did you know the first successful Transatlantic balloon flight was launched from Presque Isle, Maine in 1978? I thought it would have been much earlier in our history of flight. I found this park and memorial commemorating the event. [smugmug url=”http://galleries.aaronpriestphoto.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=15741920_oQ8ME&format=rss200″ imagecount=”100″ start=”1″ num=”1000″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”true” sort=”false” window=”true” smugmug=”true” size=”X3″] Related Posts:Evening Glow at […]