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Arizona Poster featuring the photograph Hot Air Balloon by Robert Bales

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Hot Air Balloon Poster


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Hot Air Balloon poster by Robert Bales.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Great capture, beautiful colors and nicely rendered clouds! L/F/T

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Shawn for the great comments and the LTF!!

Wonderful image against the blue sky!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks so much Sheri!!

Beautiful work lv

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks so much Joy!!

Watched, wowed, loved, voted, faved, pinned! :-)

Beautiful catch Robert !! v

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Mitch for the comment and the vote!!

Very beautiful and colorful capture! F/V

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Jim for the f/v and comment!!

Very nice! Love the sky color behind the bold bright colors!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Tashia for the comment on the BG!!

Oh I love the saturation of colour in this Robert! L/F

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Sandi for the nice comment on the color and the l/f!!

Amazing color and detail Robert! vft

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks shawna for the v/f and nice comment!!

Beautiful color and great timing Robert. Such detail right down to the wrinkles in the balloon. Like and Favorite.

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Shelley for the comment on how sharp it is and the l/f!!

Beautiful and colorful, Robert! *L*

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks David for the Like and nice comment!!


Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Victoria!!

Beautiful shot and colors Robert!...fav/tweet/vote

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Donna for the v/f/t!!

Superb image. v/f

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Gary for the v/f!!

Simply beautiful !

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Sorin!!

Very nice capture Robert. Ruth

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Ruth!!

Very nice!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Angie!!

Brilliant - great light which somehow subdues yet brightens the balloon's colors! v/

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Imran for the nice comment!!

Beautiful colors, capped off by great technique and in interesting subject

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks so much Bob!!

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Artist's Description

This was taken at the Colorado River Crossing. The Colorado River Crossing Hot Air Balloon Festival is presented by the Caballeros de Yuma. It is one of Yuma, AZ's premier annual events. The festival attracts some of the most colorful and unique balloons from the West and Southwest. Staged over three days in November, with mass ascensions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, the festival uses the Colorado River and the Sonoran Desert as its backdrop. The highlight is the Desert Balloon Glow that takes place on Saturday night at Yuma's Desert Sun Baseball Stadium where tethered balloons fill the baseball field and with their burners firing at full blast, the balloons to glow brightly in the dark desert sky, The entire pageant is set to music. Prior to the glow there is a tissue balloon launch featuring miniature balloon constructed by local Yuma area students. The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. It is in a class of aircraft known as b...

About Robert Bales

Robert Bales

I am a retired teacher, coach and athletic director. While my wife, Judy, and I were teaching she had a photo studio, and I had a dark room where I did black and white and color. Some was for the studio while most of it was just a hobby. When we retired in 2000, we sold our house in Eastern Washington and moved onto our boat, Last Class, and our motorhome. We sold Last Class a few years ago and bought a small house in Yuma, Arizona and bought another one in Emmett Idaho. Now we spend the summers in Emmett and the winters in Yuma. Over our 50 years of marriage, we have always had an interest in photography and still do. You may order any unframed photo from this website. Just email me at the name of the photo and...

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