50mm Lens, Canon 50D, Photo Editing, Photography

Getting off the Ground

When I was at the Forest Park Balloon Festival I took a lot of shots of balloons being  filled and getting off the ground.  Here is one:

ISO 100 50mm f/2.8 1/400

Here is the original before I did any editing:

I wanted to brighten it up a bit to make the flames look a bit more dramatic.  In the larger file size of this photo you can see the heat radiating a bit better than you can in this version.