18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Balloon Party

At the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, NM, a hot air balloon floats by other balloons being blown up on the ground, preparing for liftoff. Balloons prepare from before sunrise for Mass Ascension, when countless balloons are launched together to fill the skies with color.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 7
Copyright: © Jen Lee