18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloons

The Excitement before take-off is huge. The sound of the loud compressors makes it impossible to speak and the lights from the huge gas burners is an excellent light source to take this night scene.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Göreme, Turkey, Turkey
Camera: SLT-A99V
Copyright: © Meir Sussman