I like the dawn light captured in this image, as well as the blur motion which conveys a nice sense of airiness which is appropriate to the scene. The blurred and repeated lines on the balloon top remind me of that 1960s toy -- Spirograph.
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A balloonist prepares his balloon during the first day of the Discovery Channel International Bristol Balloon Fiesta on August 9, 2007 in Bristol, England. The Balloon Fiesta features daily mass balloon ascents and two night glows and will run from August 9-11.