18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Balloon Glow Sunset

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is an annual event that brings hot air balloonists from all over the world together. The mornings are filled with mass ascensions and the evenings are filled with static balloon glows. This image captures a crew working together to inflate a balloon during sunset.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Copyright: © Nina Ritchie